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SWFI First Read, February 6, 2018

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Saudi Telecom Signs MoU for Exclusive Broadcast Rights for Soccer

Saudi Telecom, which is majority owned by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority to pay 6.6 billion SAR for exclusive rights to broadcast Saudi Arabian professional soccer matches over 10 years. The deal if closed would end the rights for MBC Group, which paid a 10-year broadcast agreement in July 2014 for an estimated 4.1 billion SAR. Saudi businessman Waleed Al-Ibrahim is the owner of MBC Group.

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets to Purchase GLL Real Estate Partners

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, part of Macquarie, agreed to purchase 100% of GLL Real Estate Partners GmbH, a Munich-based real estate manager, from the company’s founding partners. GLL will still operate as its own brand for the time being. GLL has roughly €7 billion in assets under management and senior management will still run the business.

Sovereign Fund Capital Lines Up for AccorInvest Split

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Emirates NBD Acquires Turkey’s Denizbank in $3.2 Billion Deal with Sberbank

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In a bid to establish itself as one of the region’s leading providers of financial services, Emirates NBD – Dubai’s largest bank – has entered into a deal to acquire a 99.99% stake in Turkey’s DenizBank A.Ş. for a bargain price of US$ 3.2 billion from Russian state-owned lender Sberbank. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Brazilian President Michel Temer Orders Liquidation of Sovereign Wealth Fund

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Brazilian President Michel Temer signed an executive order to shut down the country’s sovereign wealth fund. The money in the sovereign fund will go toward repayment of foreign debt.

The Sovereign Fund of Brazil, also known as Fundo Soberano do Brasil, was formed in 2008.

The formation of the Fundo Soberano do Brasil was authorized by then Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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CDPQ Boosts Stake in Invenergy Renewables

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Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) boosted its ownership stake in Chicago-based Invenergy Renewables LLC. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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