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Qatar PM: Details on Porsche deal within 3 weeks

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Qatar will announce the details of the country’s sovereign wealth fund’s bid to buy into indebted German sports carmaker Porsche within two to three weeks, Qatar’s prime minister said. Sheik Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani refused to confirm reports that the Qatar Investment Authority is eying a 25 percent stake in Porsche Automobil Holding SE, saying that the investment fund is still in the negotiating stage about the stake.

In a meeting Tuesday night with businessmen in the Qatari capital, Hamad said the QIA and Porsche are legally bound to not disclose details for now. But “within two or three weeks, the picture will become clearer,” the prime minister added.

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CalPERS Commits $5 Billion Toward US Enhanced Equity Strategy

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The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) moved US$ 5 billion toward an internally-managed U.S. enhanced equity strategy. This falls under the global equity bucket at CalPERS.

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Chinese SAFE Investment Company Sells Off Stake in Ropemaker Place

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Singapore-listed property company Ho Bee Land, acquired a prime office at 25 Ropemaker Place, EC2, located in the City of London, for £650 million. The property went up for sale in December 2017.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Norway SWF Adds to Existing Investment in Central London

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On June 15, 2018, Norges Bank Real Estate Management, the manager of Norway Government Pension Fund Global, acquired 25 percent of a long leasehold interest in 30 Warwick Street in central London, in joint venture with The Crown Estate. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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