21.10.2010 - Sovereign wealth fund transactions illustrate increasing confidence in global markets
From Financialpost.com: Analysis of SWF transactions during H1 found 16 of the 33 SWFs on the Monitor-FEEM SWF Transaction Database undertook 92 publicly reported investments, double the number and value of the same period in 2009, with a value of $22.2 billion. However, since large domestic investments and recapitalizations inflated SWF investment value in H2 2009, and these were absent in H1 2010 SWFs, the value of SWF investment was depressed, in comparison to the previous half. “Though the value of SWF investment in H1 2010 represented less than 40 percent of the value of investment in H2 2009, there has been a continued uptick in the number of investments made,” said William Miracky, a senior partner at Monitor Group..............................................Full Article: Source
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