Connect with us

SWFI First Read, April 6, 2017

Published

on

Citigroup Hires Shawn Borisoff as MD on Global Asset Managers Team

Citigroup hired Shawn Borisoff to be a managing director on its global asset managers team which covers Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) private equity deals. Borisoff will remain in London for the role and report to Anthony Diamandakis and Christian Anderson, executives at Citigroup. Previously, he worked at UBS as a managing director since 2007. Before that, Borisoff had a stint at HSBC.

Citadel Hires Macquarie Specialist as Head of Commodities

Citadel LLC named Sebastian Barrack as head of commodities. The commodity trading unit is involved in activities such as trading gasoline crack spreads. Barrack will start effective July 2017 and be based in Chicago. Before Citadel, Barrack was Co-Head of Metals, Mining and Agriculture at Macquarie Group – being with the firm since 1996.

The last official Head of Commodities, besides founder Ken Griffin running the unit in the interim, was Mark Stainton. Mark Stainton became Citadel’s head of global equities.

CDPQ Invests in Eddyfi Technologies

At the end of March, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) invested C$ 36.5 million in Eddyfi, a Québec City-based developer of inspection equipment and software for the industrial sector, for a minority equity stake. Eddyfi is specialized in the development of equipment and software used to detect cracks, corrosion and other anomalies on different types of structures – utilizing advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) technologies.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

Trump Goes Across the Political Aisle to Nominate Nellie Liang to Federal Reserve Board

Published

on

U.S. President Trump nominated Nellie Liang to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She is a long-time staff member of the Federal Reserve, joining in 1986 as a research economist. Liang must still be confirmed by the U.S. Senate pending the job post. She is a graduate of University of Notre Dame in 1979 and received her doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1986.

Ms. Liang is a registered Democrat.

Continue Reading

Ivanhoé Cambridge to Acquire Callahan Capital Properties

Published

on

Ivanhoé Cambridge, a unit of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), signed a deal to acquire Callahan Capital Properties (CCP). Eastdil Secured advised on the transaction. CCP is Ivanhoé Cambridge’s investment partner of six years.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

Continue Reading

Manager of China’s Foreign Reserves Could be CalPERS Next CIO

Published

on

Numerous financial media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), are reporting that Ben Meng is in key position to become Chief Investment Officer of CalPERS. [ 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.