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SWFI First Read, May 19, 2017

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Like Others, CPPIB Grows Net Assets

CPPIB grew net assets to C$ 316.7 billion at March 31, 2017. In addition, the portfolio return generated an investment return of 12.2%. The return was calculated differently compared to the previous fiscal year, as well as the classification of asset classes. In the reported fiscal year, CPPIB conducted 182 global transactions.

IHH Healthcare Sells Off Apollo Hospitals Investment

IHH Healthcare Berhad is majority-owned by Khazanah Nasional Berhad. IHH Healthcare sold its entire 4.78% holding in Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., an Indian hospital chain operator, for around Rs 830 crore (US$ 128 million) through two block trades. IHH Healthcare had owned 6.65 million shares in Apollo Hospitals.

Temasek Holdings Prunes Stake in ICBC

Sovereign wealth funds across the board, like the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), are slowly selling off their positions in Chinese banks. Singapore’s Temasek Holdings lowered its position in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) from 9.12% down to 8.43%. A regulatory filing showed Temasek unloading 600 million H shares in ICBC for an average price of HK$ 5.023 per share.

U.K. Conservative Party Reveals Statement on Proposed SWF Through Manifesto

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Mauritius Aims to Sell Citizenship and Passports to Bolster National Wealth Fund

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The island country of Mauritius plans to offer foreigners a chance to obtain country citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of US$ 1 million to the national sovereign wealth fund. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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CapitaLand Aims to be a Real Estate Funding Machine

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CapitaLand Investment Management, a real estate investment management arm of Singapore-based CapitaLand, hired Caleb Shen as managing director for fund management. CapitaLand is keen on growing its real estate fund management business. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Treasurer Perrottet Reveals the NSW Generations Fund

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New South Wales wants its own Future Fund.

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