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Sovereign Wealth Funds Briefing 26.Feb 2010

Posted on 26 February 2010 by VRS |  Email |Print

From Maktoob.com: Kuwait Investment Authority, the country’s sovereign wealth fund, invested over $30 billion for the past year and a half in international markets, including the U.S., Kuwait’s Al Anbaa newspaper reports Thursday.

Returns from these investments could exceed proceeds from other ventures, the paper reports, citing sources…………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Thetrumpet.com: How fast the world changes these days! Two years ago when the annual summit of those who move and shake the world economy convened in Davos, Switzerland, all the talk was about how the rich nations should employ their sovereign wealth funds.
One of the gurus on a Davos panel that predicted at that time those funds would rocket from 2.5 trillion to 15 trillion by the year 2015 was the ceo of Lehman Brothers…………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Juneauempire.com: The Alaska Permanent Fund had a stellar 2009, earning 18.76 percent for the year, its managers were told Wednesday. The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.’s Board of Trustees heard a report on the fund’s yearly performance Wednesday while meeting in the corporation’s Juneau headquarters.

The board also approved a new investment type known as “mezzanine debt,” which fund managers said might prove lucrative despite the risks…………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Pionline.com: Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, could terminate at least 12 of its 17 external small-cap equity managers under a plan to eliminate its $695 million small-cap equity pool, and consolidate other equity managers by significantly increasing passive management of its stock portfolio, confirmed Laura Achee, spokeswoman for the $34.3 billion fund.

The move was made at the fund’s quarterly board meeting Feb. 23-24…………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Financeasia.com: Temasek executes its second local currency bond deal for the year with a dual-tranche S$1 billion issue off its global medium-term note programme.
Only two weeks after Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited issued a S$1 billion 10-year benchmark deal, the Singapore investment house returned to the local bond market with a dual-tranche Reg-S S$1 billion ($708 million) transaction on Wednesday night…………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Businessweek.com: Temasek Holdings Pte’s S$1 billion ($708 million) in 15- and 25-year bonds rose in their first day of trading after the state-owned Singapore investment company completed its sixth bond sale since October.

Temasek’s S$500 million in 15-year, 3.785 percent bonds rose to 100.285 cents on the dollar to yield 3.76 percent as of 2:50 p.m. in Singapore, according to Standard Chartered Plc prices. The company’s S$500 million in 25-year, 4.0475 percent bonds rose to 100.505 cents to yield 4.0155 percent…………………………………….Full Article: Source

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3i Group plc and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte., Ltd. (GIC) have agreed to sell their 75% and 15.9% stakes in Ambea AB, a Sweden-based provider of healthcare services, to Triton Administration (Jersey) Limited and the management of Ambea. Based in the UK, both 3i Group and Triton are private equity firms. GIC is a Singapore-based investment management company.

Triton and the management of Ambea have agreed to pay approximately EUR850 million to the shareholders of Ambea…………………………………….Full Press Release: Source

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