24.06.2009 - Kazakhstan SWF may buy stakes in independent gold, copper producers
From Bloomberg: Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna plans to buy stakes in independent domestic mining companies to help them weather the country’s worst financial crisis in more than a decade. Samruk is seeking to acquire gold, copper and iron assets, said Murat Murtazaev, chief executive officer of Samruk Tau-Ken, the fund’s mining unit, at a conference in Almaty today. Murtazaev didn’t identify the companies in which Samruk may gain stakes. ......Full Article: Source