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World’s largest sovereign fund seeks better returns

Posted on 23 January 2014

In May 2012, the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund joined US investors BlackRock and Waddell & Reed to buy a $1.6 billion (R17bn) stake in motor racing’s Formula One. The people who had worked on the deal for months were looking forward to celebrating their hard work.
Then they got an e-mail from their boss. Under no circumstances were they to be seen drinking champagne in the VIP tribune at the Monaco Grand Prix. “We have high expectations in terms of ethical standards, also for ourselves,” said Yngve Slyngstad, the head of the Government Pension Fund Global, which invests $163 000 of oil and gas wealth for each man, woman and child in Norway……………………………..Full Article: Source


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