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Occidental Petroleum and Mubadala Sign Development and Production Sharing Agreement for the Bahrain Field Development

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The press release states, “Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), through its business unit Mubadala Oil & Gas, announced today that they have signed a Development and Production Sharing Agreement (DPSA) with the National Oil and Gas Authority of Bahrain (NOGA) for the further development of the Bahrain Field. Under this agreement, a Joint Operating Company will be formed to serve as operator for the project under the DPSA.

Oxy will hold a 48-percent interest in the DPSA, with Mubadala holding a 32-percent interest and a subsidiary of NOGA holding the remaining 20 percent.

‘We are pleased to expand upon our existing relationship with Abu Dhabi and look forward to working with Bahrain on this exciting project,’ said Dr. Ray R. Irani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Occidental. ‘Signing this DPSA is another important step in the implementation of our growth strategy in the Middle East, and the further development of the Bahrain Field will create significant value for the people of Bahrain and for our shareholders.'”

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Why Did Virtus Investment Partners Buy Sustainable Growth Advisers?

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On February 2, 2018, Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. revealed they acquired a 70% interest in Stamford, CT-based Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP, a high-conviction U.S. and global growth equity portfolio management company, from private equity firm Estancia Capital Management and a portion of equity held by the asset manager’s partners (including Sustainable Growth Advisers’ three co-founders). Scottsdale, Arizona-based Estancia Capital Management bought a minority interest in Sustainable Growth Advisers in August 2013 when it had US$ 5.3 billion in assets. Estancia Capital Management is noted for having a number of partners being from Lovell Minnick Partners LLC, a private equity firm specializing in asset management company buyouts.

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HKMA and TRS Participates in Investment in Kakao Mobility

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Private equity firm TPG led a group of investors to acquire a minority ownership stake in Kakao Mobility Corporation, a South Korean taxi hailing service provider. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Meraas Holding Names Former KIO Executive as CEO

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Osama Al-Ayoub, the former CEO and President of the Kuwait Investment Office (KIO), was hired by property firm Meraas Holding to be its chief executive officer. KIO is a London-based unit of the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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