05.09.2011 - Sovereign wealth fund direct transactions update September 2011
Globally, the financial and utility sectors in direct investments are white hot for sovereign investors. In the first half of 2011, $7.09 billion was invested by SWFs in the financial sector. This was followed by $3.13 billion in utilities. Year-to-date from 2011, we have recorded $3.41 billion in energy sector direct transactions. Some countries with robust sovereign wealth fund direct investment inflows from the beginning of 2011 to present include the Spain ($8.41 billion), France ($6.76 billion), China ($6.61 billion), and the United Kingdom ($6.25 billion)..............................................Full Article: Source
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