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Sovereign Wealth Funds Briefing 14.Aug 2009

Posted on 14 August 2009 by VRS |  Email |Print

From Timesonline.co.uk: Commercial property groups were in focus amid talk that a sovereign wealth fund was looking at stake in British Land.
State-owned China Investment Corporation recently expanded into the property market in Australia and is also thought to be interested in the UK, where values have plummeted amid the financial crisis………….Full Article: Source

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From Reuters: Shares in British Land soared 4.4 percent on Thursday as traders cited market talk of a sovereign wealth fund building a stake in the UK REIT.

British Land was not immediately available for comment………….Full Article: Source

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From Temasekreview.com: The online debate between Singapore’s foreign minister George Yeo and opposition politician Dr Chee Soon Juan rages on in Facebook. As to Dr Chee’s queries on Temasek’s performance, George Yeo replied:

“As for Temasek, it has done well against the market which was fully explained in Parliament complete with stats. Ho Ching wanted to step down but unfortunately the succession did not work out. So I suppose Temasek will have to go head hunting again.”…………Full Article: Source

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From Zawya Dow Jones: Sameer Al Ansari, the head of Dubai International Capital, may become the new chief executive of Dubai-based investment bank Shuaa Capital after Iyad Duwaji’s resignation was accepted Wednesday, people familiar with the matter said.
DIC, which effectively acts like a sovereign wealth fund for the sheikhdom, has said it lost something in the region of $3 billion because of the global downturn………….Full Article (Subscription Required): Source

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From Reuters: Elsewhere China Investment Corp (CIC), China’s $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, is in advanced talks with Fortescue Metals to strike a $1 billion-plus convertible bond deal to help Australia’s third largest iron ore miner expand.

Uranium miner Paladin Energy Ltd, which has assets in Namibia, is rumored to be attracting Chinese interest, two investment bankers told Reuters………….Full Article: Source

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From Reuters: The Egyptian unit of Qatar’s Barwa Real Estate, an affiliate of the state-owned Qatar Investment Authority’s $40 billion property wing Qatari Diar, will begin building a $9 billion Cairo project in the first quarter of 2010 to tap strong demand for residential property in the north African country.

Real estate and construction firms in the Gulf Arab region, especially in the United Arab Emirates, are increasingly looking at opportunities in the most populous Arab country, to help weather a downturn in their home markets………….Full Article: Source

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From CNBC: While the US tries to address a mounting deficit, sovereign wealth funds around the globe - especially in China and the Middle East - are sitting on cash and looking for a place to invest.
Jan Randolph, of IHS Global Insight, and Ken Griffin, of BGR Capital & Trade, share their insight………….Full Article: Source

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