Connect with us

SWFI First Read, April 18, 2016

Published

on

Gerald Keefe to Head APAC Corporate Banking for Citigroup

Citigroup Inc. selected Gerald Keefe as its Hong Kong-based head of corporate banking for the Asia-Pacific region. This is a new role. Keefe pivots from his current job as head of corporate banking for Japan. Keefe will report to both Mark Slaughter, head of Asia-Pacific corporate and investment banking, and Michael Roberts, Citigroup’s global head of corporate banking. Keefe joined Citigroup before the global financial crisis in 2006. He was promoted to managing director in 2009.

Deutsche Bank Unloads Maher Terminals to Macquarie Fund

Deutsche Bank reached a deal to sell 100% of Maher Terminals USA, LLC, a 454-acre multi-user container terminal in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III, a fund managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets. The deal is subject to a number of regulatory approvals. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

Alibaba Invests in Series C in 1919 Wines

Published

on

On October 18, 2018, Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through Alibaba (China) Network Technology Co., Ltd, invested some 2,000,000,065.08 RMB (US$ 288,447,000) for 39,277,299 shares in a Series C round into 1919 Wines & Spirits Platform Technology Co., Ltd., a Chinese alcohol beverage e-commerce retailer. Post-deal, Alibaba owns about 29% of the company shares and became the second largest shareholder of 1919 Wines. The transaction values 1919 Wines at 7 billion RMB.

GF Securities Co., Ltd. advised 1919 Wines on the transaction.

Formed in 2010, 1919 Wines is based in Chengdu. 1919 Wines owns retail portals, phone apps, and offline stores.

Continue Reading

Nomura and CIC Contemplate Joint Investment Fund

Published

on

Japan-based Nomura Holdings is in talks with the China Investment Corporation (CIC) on forming a new investment fund. The fund could be receive commitments up to US$ 1 billion. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

Continue Reading

Temasek Holdings Dumps More of Celltrion

Published

on

On October 22, 2018, Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, through its sovereign wealth enterprise (SWE) Ion Investments, entered into its second block deal in selling shares in Celltrion, a South Korean bio-pharmaceutical company. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

Continue Reading

Popular

© 2008-2018 Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. All Rights Reserved. Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute ® and SWFI® are registered trademarks of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. Other third-party content, logos and trademarks are owned by their perspective entities and used for informational purposes only. No affiliation or endorsement, express or implied, is provided by their use. All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms of use agreement which includes our privacy policy. Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) is a global organization designed to study sovereign wealth funds, pensions, endowments, superannuation funds, family offices, central banks and other long-term institutional investors in the areas of investing, asset allocation, risk, governance, economics, policy, trade and other relevant issues. SWFI facilitates sovereign fund, pension, endowment, superannuation fund and central bank events around the world. SWFI is a minority-owned organization.