18.01.2013 - Direct sovereign wealth fund transactions drop 36pct in 2012
Data released earlier this week by the Sovereign Wealth Institute reveal that total direct investments made by sovereign wealth funds in 2012 was $57.3 billion. That figure is down 36% from 2011's $89.5 billion, and down 46% from a high of $105.6 billion. The largest growth by sector was seen in consumer staples, information technology, materials and real estate; while direct investments in media and entertainment, financials, telecom and industrials saw the greatest declines...............................................Full Article: Source
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