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Norway – Government Pension Fund – Global – Annual Report 2008 – Notes

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Norway – Government Pension Fund – Global is one of the most transparent sovereign wealth funds in the world. The sovereign wealth fund is a shareholder in more then 7,900 firms that span the globe. They are trying to expose themselves toward emerging markets.

    The fund’s ownership of global equity markets rose to 0.77%.
    Inflows of capital into the fund were record-high at NOK 384 billion and invested entirely in global equity markets
    The return on the fund was -23.3% in international currency, the weakest result in the fund’s history.
    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) is making significant changes to its investment strategy in order to make better use of the fund’s size and long-term investment horizon.

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Central Huijin Unit Eyes J&J Diabetes Business

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Sovereign wealth funds have increased their appetite for healthcare-related investments, according to a recent report issued by SWFI research. Johnson & Johnson (J&J), for a while, have been contemplating on possibly selling its diabetes care businesses. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Follow the Money – Episode 45

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This longer-than-normal episode covers a wide range of issues including such as sovereign wealth funds, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, Indian real estate, ESG, investment exclusions, central banking and more.

EPISODE 45

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The views in this media are expressed by Michael Maduell and other participants and are not reflective of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI).

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CalPERS Board Elects Priya Mathur as Board President

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The board of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) elected Priya Mathur as board president. The current president Rob Feckner was named vice president of the board. Feckner previously served as board president and vice president.

Priya Mathur is serving her fourth term on the CalPERS Board of Administration. Mathur is a principal financial analyst for Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART). Mathur represents public employees on the CalPERS Board, which she joined in 2002. She currently serves on four committees: Governance, Investment, Pension & Health Benefits, and Risk & Audit. She chairs the Pension & Health Benefits Committee and is vice chair of the Governance Committee.

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