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Kuwait Investment Authority Signed Articles of Agreement for AIIB

On December 4th, the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) signed the articles of agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The Managing Director of the KIA Bader Mohammad Al-Sa’ad signed the agreement on behalf of the Kuwaiti government. The signing occurred at the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing.

Mirvac Group Plans to Manage CIC’s Investa Assets

The China Investment Corporation (CIC) will have its newly-acquired Investa assets be managed by Mirvac Group. The CIC made a massive commercial real estate play in Australia, buying a portfolio of towers from Morgan Stanley-backed Investa Group in 2015.

Russia Returns to Cuba

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Follow the Money – Episode 45

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This longer-than-normal episode covers a wide range of issues including such as sovereign wealth funds, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, Indian real estate, ESG, investment exclusions, central banking and more.

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The views in this media are expressed by Michael Maduell and other participants and are not reflective of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI).

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CalPERS Board Elects Priya Mathur as Board President

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The board of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) elected Priya Mathur as board president. The current president Rob Feckner was named vice president of the board. Feckner previously served as board president and vice president.

Priya Mathur is serving her fourth term on the CalPERS Board of Administration. Mathur is a principal financial analyst for Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART). Mathur represents public employees on the CalPERS Board, which she joined in 2002. She currently serves on four committees: Governance, Investment, Pension & Health Benefits, and Risk & Audit. She chairs the Pension & Health Benefits Committee and is vice chair of the Governance Committee.

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Oman SGRF Contemplates $1 Billion Infrastructure Fund

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Oman’s State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) is in discussions on forming a US$ 1 billion infrastructure fund. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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