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Press Release – Public Investor 100 Rankings Released for 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2 October 2014
SEATTLE, WA, UNITED STATES
Press Inquiry: vberretta@swfinstitute.org

SEATTLE, WA. – 2 October 2014 – The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) has just released its second annual Public Investor 100. The list includes the most significant and impactful public investor executives of 2014. The top 10 ranking assembles the most influential people at some of the largest funds around the globe.

    1. André Bourbonnais – Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Private Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (Canada)
    2. Ding Xuedong – Chairman, China Investment Corporation (China)
    3. Ron Mock – Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Canada)
    4. Yngve Slyngstad – Chief Executive Officer, Norges Bank Investment Management (Norway)
    5. Michael Kennedy – Chairman, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (United States)
    6. Wan-Sun Hong – Chief Investment Officer, National Pension Service (South Korea)
    7. Thomas DiNapoli – New York State Comptroller, New York State and Local Retirement System (United States)
    8. Rosemary Vilgan – Chief Executive Officer, QSuper (Australia)
    9. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan – Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (United Arab Emirates)
    10. Takahiro Mitani – President, Government Pension Investment Fund (Japan)

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SWFI’s editorial team compiled the list and determined rankings without any influence from asset managers, governments or consultants. Nominees hail from medium to large-sized institutions – sovereign wealth funds, public pensions, superannuation funds, central banks and other public investors. The size of managed assets is not the only criteria for ranking inclusion. Another significant factor is the involvement of these individuals in important developments and trends in the asset owner space.

With regard to the ranking, each organization is limited to one person.

“This is a meaningful list,” said Michael Maduell, CEO of SWFI. “The men and women of the Public Investor 100, collectively responsible for trillions of dollars in public assets, are some of the most powerful and influential people in the world, and their actions and innovations resonate throughout the lives of their stakeholders and constituents globally.”

About SWFI
The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute is a global organization designed to study sovereign wealth funds, public pensions, central banks and other long-term public investors in the areas of investing, asset allocation, risk, governance, economics, policy, trade and other relevant topics. For more information about the SWFI, please go to www.swfi.com | www.swfinstitute.org.

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To see the full list, please follow the link: https://www.swfinstitute.org/public-investor-100-2014/

For more information contact:
Vincent Berretta
Director of Marketing, SWFI
+1 (702) 768 – 0703
vberretta@swfinstitute.org

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