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Qatar Investment Authority Signs a MOU with SCIC

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According to the SCIC, “SCIC has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) to provide framework for the cooperation between the two organizations. The MoU is signed by Dr. Hussain Al-Abdulla, Board Member (Executive) of the QIA, and SCIC’s CEO, Dr. Tran Van Ta in the witness of the Prime Minister of Qatar, H.E. Hamad bin Jassim Bin Jaber Al Thani, and the Prime Minister of Vietnam, H.E. Nguyen Tan Dung.

The MoU entails the two parties exchanging views and sharing information on and explore investment opportunities in Vietnam as well as raise fund overseas. According to this MoU, SCIC and QIA study the possibility of setting up a investment fund to facilitate the Qatari investment in Vietnam.”

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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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