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Mubadala and Temasek Postpone Dunia Finance Sales

Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Development Co. and Singapore’s Temasek Holdings planned sale of Dunia Finance LLC has stalled. A number of interested parties have withdrawn from bidding and the sellers did not get the right price that they wanted. Morgan Stanley was hired by the sellers to run the sales process. Temasek and Mubadala were hoping to get 4x to 5x book value, valuing Dunia Finance at around US$ 1 billion. The shareholders of Dunia could opt for an initial public offering.

AXA Investment Managers Acquires Office in Holstenstraße

AXA Investment Managers Real Assets, through AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH, announces that it has completed, on behalf of its clients, the acquisition of a prime mixed-use building in Kiel, Germany, from developer Centrum. The six-storey building is located on Holstenstraße, the main high street of Kiel.

Former OTPP CIO Joins Northwater Capital Management

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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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