21.10.2010 - SWF Institute and Park Alpha launch SWF Strategic Index
The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) and Park Alpha, a subsidiary of the SWFI that provides consulting services to investment firms and SWFs, announced the launch of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Strategic Index (SWFSI). The SWFSI is a market capitalization weighted index that gauges strategic sovereign wealth fund investment in public equity markets around the world. Currently, the index includes 37 publicly traded equity securities and serves as a benchmark to track publicly traded strategic investor performance. The SWFSI is a proxy to illustrate strategic government cross-border equity investment flows. Government funds can use the index as a policy benchmark to compare their direct equity investment performance. Furthermore, emerging sovereign wealth funds and other investors can get SWF strategic public equity exposure by investing in a vehicle that mimics the index..............................................Full Press Release: Source
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