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SWFI – Movers and Shakers – August 8, 2016

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HEDGE FUNDS: Agecroft Partners Names Doug Rothschild President

Doug Rothschild is being named President of Agecroft Partners, a hedge fund consulting and third party marketing firm. He will report to Don Steinbrugge, founder and CEO of the firm. He served six years on the executive committee of one of the largest hedge funds in the world. Rothschild spent over eight years as a trader and manager of trading operations at the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Board Options Exchange. He also spent two years as a free agent in the National Football League (NFL) with the Chicago Bears and Cincinnati Bengals.

Northern Trust Boosts Resources on Asset Owner Sales and Services

Northern Trust hired Ian Hamilton, a former executive at State Street who was responsible for U.K. sector solutions. Hamilton, as a Senior Vice President of Business Development, will be in charge of asset servicing sales across key sectors including pension and sovereign entities in the U.K., Europe and Africa for Northern Trust. He will report to Douglas Gee, head of sales for Northern Trust’s asset servicing business in EMEA. Hamilton spent nearly 8 years at Mercer Investments before his role at State Street.

Bergstrom to Retire, Leonard Takes Place

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Angolan Government Cancels Port Concession, Reviews Others

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Atlantic Ventures SA, which has ties to Isabel dos Santos (daughter to former Angolan president,) lost its concession rights to construct a US$ 1.5 billion port – the Barra do Dande port – near Luanda. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Egyptian Parliament Passes Draft Law on Misr Fund

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Egypt’s state news agency revealed the country is forming a sovereign wealth fund with initial capital of 5 billion Egyptian pounds, with 1 billion Egyptian pounds of that amount being immediately transferred from the Egyptian public treasury. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Capital Constellation Backs Middle Market PE Platform

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Capital Constellation is the investment platform owned by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC), RPMI Railpen, and Wafra Inc. on behalf of the Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait (PIFSS). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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