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Sovereign Wealth Funds Briefing 28.Nov 2013

Posted on 28 November 2013 by VRS |  Email |Print

Norway central bank Governor Oeystein Olsen was quoted as saying that it was natural for the state to expand its asset class investments. Norway currently has a massive USD800 million sovereign wealth fund as a new government mulls over how to manage its fund’s growth.
Olsen was one of the signatories in a 2010 recommendation for Norway to invest in private equity and infrastructure. The recommendation was later on rejected the succeeding year. According to a Bloomberg report, Norway’s new administration under Prime Minister Erna Solberg is set to review the fund’s investment mandate………………………………………..Full Article: Source

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As major investors with significant pools of money, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) can lead the drive to value nature in their investment policies. Citizens could also engage funds that invest public money to ask, for instance, how environmental, social and governance issues factor in their investment decisions.
These suggestions surfaced yesterday at a discussion on how financial-service providers can increase sustainability in their sector. SWFs can lead by example, said panellists at the Responsible Business Forum’s financial services working group………………………………………..Full Article: Source

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An arm of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, Temasek, has bought into India’s thriving, flamboyant movie industry, known to the world as Bollywood.
Fullerton Asset Management, which is a fund manager owned by Temasek and which invests on behalf of both the Singapore sovereign fund and other clients, has acquired an 8.7% stake in Eros International, an Indian film distributor………………………………………..Full Article: Source

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The SWF is said to be a key success factor in Zim-Asset, the new medium-term economic blueprint.A SWF is a state-owned investment fund. In our case, it will be financed by 25 per cent of royalties payable from mining duties and fees; 25 per cent by special dividend on the sales of diamonds, gas, granite and other minerals, and profits and proceeds from strategic investments.
The fund is also envisaged to invest in gold bullion, precious minerals and other precious metals as well as foreign assets. SWFs are created by resource-rich nations to diversify the total revenue base and accumulate savings for future generations………………………………………..Full Article: Source

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