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SWFI – Movers and Shakers – April 8, 2015

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SEC Exam Chief Bowden Leaves for Private Sector

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Exam Chief Andrew Bowden is leaving the agency at the end of April to return to the private sector. Bowden was head of the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, becoming director in June 2013. He joined the SEC in November 2011. Before his work at the SEC, Bowden had a long stint at Legg Mason Capital Management.

Bowden made financial media headlines when he commented at a private equity event, “By far, the most common observation our examiners have made when examining private equity firms has to do with the adviser’s collection of fees and allocation of expenses. When we have examined how fees and expenses are handled by advisers to private equity funds, we have identified what we believe are violations of law or material weaknesses in controls over 50% of the time.”

CIFC Asset Management Hires Julian Weldon

New York-based CIFC Asset Management hired Julian Weldon as head of corporate strategy. In this new role, Weldon will work with CIFC Co-Presidents Steve Vaccaro and Oliver Wriedt and help expand the company’s non-CLO business. Weldon comes from Garrison Investment Group where he served as general counsel and chief compliance officer. Before 2008, Weldon was senior counsel in the banking department at law firm Allen & Overy.

Sovereign Wealth Fund GIC Hires More Junior Bankers

Singapore’s GIC Private Limited hired Charlie Wagner from UBS Investment Bank to be an associate in the infrastructure group in New York. Wagner spent a year at UBS working in investment banking in the global power and renewable energy group. Before that, Wagner was an investment banking analyst at RBS working in power and utilities.

Hanno Rejoins AlpInvest from Partners Group

Eric Hanno is rejoining AlpInvest, a unit of The Carlyle Group, as a principal. Hanno was Senior Vice President of Direct and Primary Investments at Partners Group AG. Hanno worked at AlpInvest as an associate from March 2010 to March 2011. Hanno is an advisory board member at the Colorado State University Institute for Entrepreneurship.

ABP Appoints Two New Supervisory Board Members

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CalPERS Names Yu Ben Meng as Chief Investment Officer

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The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announced that Yu Ben Meng has been selected as the pension fund’s new chief investment officer (CIO). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Ontario Nonprofit Network Awards Mandate to OPTrust

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The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), a nonprofit network for the 58,000 nonprofits in Ontario, selected OPTrust to manage defined benefit assets. ONN selected OPTrust Select, the new defined benefit solution from OPTrust. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Temasek Wants More of Ola, Careem Acquires Commut

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ANI Technologies, which owns ride-hailing app Ola, is in key talks with Temasek Holdings and South Africa-based Naspers LLC on raising capital. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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