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SWFI First Read, October 13, 2015

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Norway’s SWF Gets Closer on Asia Square Tower in Singapore

An investor group consisting of Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and Singapore’s biggest developer CapitaLand Ltd. were selected as the preferred bidder for a Singapore office tower called Asia Square Tower 1. BlackRock is the seller. Other bidders include ARA Asset Management Ltd. The 43-storey tower is located in Marina Bay and could be valued at more than S$ 3.5 billion.

Kreuzkamp Named CIO, Head of Investment Management at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Stefan Kreuzkamp was appointed chief investment officer, head of investment management at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management. Kreuzkamp on December 1, 2015, will replace Asoka Wohrmann, who will become head of retail banking at Deutsche Bank’s private and business clients division. Kreuzkamp will join Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s global executive committee. Currently, Kreuzkamp is regional chief investment officer, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

USS Buys Moto Hospitality

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Saudi Aramco and PIF See Opportunities in Russia

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Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is currently exploring opportunities within Russia. PIF is working with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on a number of fronts. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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HNA Group Aims to Shrink and Sell

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Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is on a selling spree due to an order from the government in Beijing to scale back on debt. HNA Group joins Anbang Insurance Group and Dalian Wanda Group in deleveraging from global assets, particularly in hotels and real estate. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Central Bank of Hungary Buys Mounds of Gold

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In October, the Central Bank of Hungary (MNB) boosted its gold reserves by 10 times, from 3.1 tons to 31.5 tons. This was revealed on October 16, 2018. The gold acquired by the central bank in October has a holding value of US$ 1.24 billion.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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