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SWFI First Read, May 29, 2017

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CIC Appears to be in Front for Logicor Deal

Some sources are reporting that the China Investment Corporation (CIC) could be the winning bidder for Logicor, the European logistics business of The Blackstone Group. Other bidders include Global Logistics Properties (GLP) and Temasek Holdings, along with Mapletree Investments. Blackstone hired Eastdil Secured to facilitate the sale. CIC is being advised by KPMG and Cushman & Wakefield.

London Stock Exchange Buys The Yield Book and Will Oversee the World Government Bond Index Series

The London Stock Exchange is buying The Yield Book and an indexing business from Citigroup for US$ 685 million in cash. The Yield Book is a fixed-income analytics service. The London Stock Exchange is also getting the Citi Fixed Income Indices businesses. The exchange will have access and be able to license the popular World Government Bond Index series.

Christian Brothers Investment Services Names New CEO

Jeffrey McCroy was named the Chief Executive Officer at Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc. Christian Brothers Investment Services is owned by the U.S. Districts of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and the Center of the Institute in Rome. Owner representatives sit on the Christian Brothers Investment Services’ board of directors along with professionals from a variety of other industries. Christian Brothers Investment Services oversees roughly US$ 6.9 billion in assets for dioceses, colleges and universities, religious institutes and health care systems.

Previously, McCroy was Head of Global Client Relationship Management at American Century Investments.

GIC Engages in Block Deal for BPI Stake

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PGGM Executed its Inaugural Cleared Securities Lending Trade

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Service providers are keen on getting more beneficial owners to participate in the cleared securities lending market. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Altitude Infrastructure Gets Financing on Haute-Garonne Network Project

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Altitude Infrastructure SAS inked a 25-year concession agreement and closed a debt financing package for the deployment and maintenance of an ultra-high-speed broadband network in Haute-Garonne. Haute-Garonne is a department in the south of France.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Guggenheim Partners Agrees to Acquire Millstein & Co.

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On July 11, 2018, Guggenheim Partners inked a deal to acquire New York-based Millstein & Co., L.P., an advisory firm formed by Jim Millstein. Millstein will become co-Chairman of Guggenheim’s securities business. Millstein & Co. will become part of Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking division of the company. Ronen Bojmel will lead the combined Guggenheim restructuring team.

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