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SWFI – Movers and Shakers – January 7, 2016

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Schroder Real Estate Names Fukui Director of Strategic Partnerships

Makoto Fukui was hired as director of strategic partnerships at Schroder Real Estate, a unit of Schroder Investment Management. He will report to Chris Ludlam, Schroder’s head of real estate capital and be based in London. This is a new position. Fukui will focus on building strategic relationships with large investors such as pensions, real estate managers and sovereign wealth funds. Fukui comes directly from Yakumo Real Estate, a London-based real estate consultancy he formed. in September 2015. Fukui had a 19-year career at Mitsui Fudosan, a Japanese real estate company.

Gorman Decides to go with Kelleher as Successor

Gregory Fleming, co-President of Morgan Stanley, has stepped down. In October, Fleming’s responsibilities were narrowed. Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman appointed Colm Kelleher to be the company’s sole president. Gorman announced publicly that he plans to remain as CEO for at least 5 more years. Kelleher will move back to New York for his new position. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1989.

GIC Names Global Coordinator on Credit Opportunities

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Grant & Eisenhofer Reveals Fortis Investors to Receive $1.5 Billion in Mega Settlement

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Law firm Grant & Eisenhofer won a landmark case for its clients after a seven-year legal duel in Dutch courts. On July 13, 2018, the Amsterdam Court of Appeals officially approved the largest securities settlement ever reached in Europe, paving a path for international insurance company Ageas N.V./S.A. to begin payment of US$ 1.5 billion (€1.3 billion) to multiple groups of institutional and individual investors from Europe and the United States. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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State Street to Buy Charles River Systems

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State Street Corporation inked a deal to acquire Charles River Systems, Inc. (Charles River Development), a provider of investment management front office tools and solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, State Street will purchase Burlington, Massachusetts-based Charles River Development in an all-cash transaction for US$ 2.6 billion. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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FINMA Announces Rothschild Bank Broke Anti-Money Laundering Rules over 1MDB Fiasco

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The Rothschild Bank AG and one of its units called Rothschild Trust (Schweiz) AG got slapped with serious violations of anti-money laundering in regard to the 1MDB scandal. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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