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Temasek Holdings announces changes in Senior Appointments

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According to the press release, “Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (“Temasek”) is pleased to confirm the following changes in its leadership team.  Mr Hsieh Fu Hua has joined Temasek as Executive Director and President with effect from 1 August 2010, and Mr Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara will join Temasek as Head, Portfolio Management with effect from 1 September 2010.  Currently Executive Director, Mr Simon Israel will assume the role of Executive Director and President, while Mr Gregory Curl will join Temasek as President. Both appointments will take effect from 1 September 2010. Hsieh Fu Hua, Simon Israel and Greg Curl will work in close partnership with Temasek CEO Ho Ching to support the Temasek senior leadership team to build a sustainable institution that creates and delivers long term shareholder value.

Hsieh Fu Hua, 60, oversees Temasek’s institutional and capacity building initiatives, including the company’s platform for leadership and talent development, as well as risk management.

Simon Israel, 57, provides leadership in building and enhancing value creation in Temasek’s Singapore investments, as well as oversees its engagement with Australia and New Zealand markets, in his concurrent role as Head Singapore and Head Australia/New Zealand.

Greg Curl, 62, will oversee Temasek’s interests in financial services, and support its strategic engagement in the Americas. Greg retired from Bank of America in March this year, where he was credited to be “a principal architect of one of the world’s premier financial services franchises”, and brings with him 34 years of banking and international M&A experience.

In addition to his role as Head of Portfolio Management, Dilhan Pillay, 47, will also take on the role of co-Head Singapore to support Simon Israel along with the senior leadership team.

Ms Ho Ching, Executive Director & CEO of Temasek Holdings said, “I have been very privileged to have the opportunity to work with a highly committed and driven team with diverse backgrounds, experience and capabilities. Along with Simon and other members of our senior team, Fu Hua, Greg and Dilhan will add tremendous depth to our bench strength, as we continue to forge a partnership culture with an ownership mindset, and further hone our capabilities as an investment house.””

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Mauritius Aims to Sell Citizenship and Passports to Bolster National Wealth Fund

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The island country of Mauritius plans to offer foreigners a chance to obtain country citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of US$ 1 million to the national sovereign wealth fund. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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CapitaLand Aims to be a Real Estate Funding Machine

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CapitaLand Investment Management, a real estate investment management arm of Singapore-based CapitaLand, hired Caleb Shen as managing director for fund management. CapitaLand is keen on growing its real estate fund management business. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Treasurer Perrottet Reveals the NSW Generations Fund

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New South Wales wants its own Future Fund.

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