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More Sovereign Wealth Funds Continue to Take Larger Stakes in Companies

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cityA number of sovereign wealth funds are lowering allocation from bonds to more risky, illiquid assets, such as direct investment in companies.  Their position sizes have increased and they are now providing more capital for public and private companies across various industries.  Sovereign funds have made generous profits from investing in direct investment / private investment in public equity investments in numerous industries such as natural resources, materials, real estate, financial institutions, and energy.  Furthermore, there is growing collaboration among sovereign wealth funds, whether investing in a initial public offering, private investment in public equity (PIPE), or even venture capital deal.  Private back room deals with favorable investment terms are enhancing returns, rather than purchasing shares in the public markets.  In general, institutional investors are relying less on public markets for returns.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

Former FSDEA Chairman Arrested in Angola

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Jose Filomeno de Sousa dos Santos, the son of Angola’s former president and former chairman of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, has been placed under arrest, according to the state prosecutor’s office. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Keppel Land China Acquires Stake in Nanjing Jinsheng Real Estate Development

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On September 20, 2018, Keppel Land China, a subsidiary of Singapore-based Keppel Corporation, purchased a 40% stake in Nanjing Jinsheng Real Estate Development Co, a subsidiary of Gemdale Corporation. Keppel Land China did the deal through an entity called Eternal. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Korea NPS Co-Invested in Delaware Basin Assets with Morgan Stanley

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The Delaware Basin is a geologic depositional and structural basin in West Texas and southern New Mexico. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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