20.05.2010 - SWF transactions highlight global recovery and new approaches to risk management in investing
From Bi-me.com: Monitor Group, one of the world’s leading advisory and consulting firms, and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), a leading international research center based in Milan, Italy, has released its annual Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) report, entitled, Back on Course: Sovereign Wealth Fund Activity in 2009, which analyzes SWF transactions during the year. “While the number and value of SWF transactions for the first two quarters of 2009 was the lowest for more than half a decade, by Q3, SWFs had realigned investment strategies with long-term goals, rethinking their approach to risk,” said William Miracky, a senior partner at Monitor Group. “We’re seeing an evolution in the behavior of SWFs; for example, for the first time we saw funds invest jointly to share risk while maintaining market exposure to a diverse range of asset classes and sectors, a trend we expect to continue.”...........................................Full Article: Source