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Sovereign Wealth Funds Briefing 26.May 2010

Posted on 26 May 2010 by VRS |  Email |Print

From Arabianbusiness.com: UAE central bank governor Sultan Bin Nasser Al Suwaidi, whose country is home to one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, said sovereign wealth funds may become more “passive” investors in the West and may stop investing in Western companies altogether.
“Sovereign Wealth Fund source countries should also be interested in investing in mega projects in the region for three reasons.”………………………………………Full Article: Source

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From Reuters: Qatar Investment Authority, the country’s sovereign wealth fund, is keen to buy part of the U.S. Treasury’s stake in Citigroup Inc , the Financial Times reported in its Wednesday edition.
Citing people familiar with the matter the paper said QIA was considering purchasing some of the U.S. Treasury’s 27 percent stake in Citigroup, but warned any deal would be dependent on price and market conditions……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Dow Jones: Government of Singapore Investment Corp.’s giant real estate arm GIC Real Estate is looking at an initial public offering of its overseas assets in Singapore, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
“A final decision may be taken next month,” the person said. He said the sovereign wealth fund’s real estate arm is looking to list its Japanese assets– which includes ProLogis Holdings……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Temasekreview.com: Temasek Holdings, the Singapore government investment arm, has lost a final appeal in a price fixing case involving cellcos Telkomsel and Indosat in Indonesia’s Surpreme Court.
Competition regulator KPPU alleged that Temasek had breached the country’s anti-monopoly laws by using its indirect stakes in rival operators Telkomsel and Indosat to fix mobile tariffs……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Reuters: Quam Ltd is partnering Abu Dhabi government-owned Invest AD to launch a Middle East equities fund targeted at Asian investors. Invest AD, formerly known as Abu Dhabi Investment Company, is a wholly-owned by sovereign wealth fund Abu Dhabi Investment Council. The firm began managing third-party money a year ago.
The Quam Middle East fund will look to raise around $50 million to invest primarily in companies in the UAE, said Bernard Pouliot, chairman of Quam. “After what happened with Dubai, unfortunately the whole region got painted with the same brush……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Isria.com: The Norwegian Government Pension Fund is a major investor in Hong Kong with some 16.5 billion kroner invested. The Norwegian business sector is also broadly represented by more than 20 Norwegian companies.
Representatives from some of these companies have been invited to take part in the talks with the authorities in Hong Kong……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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From Ctv.ca: Despite the oft-publicized debt problems in Dubai, the countries in the region are home to ultra-rich sovereign wealth funds, state-owned investment funds. One of Abu Dhabi’s investment arms already has a high-profile real estate development in their portfolio: a stake in New York’s Chrysler Building.
SWFs across the Gulf manage assets exceeding $ 1.4-trillion (U.S.), according to the Sovereign Wealth Fund institute……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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