Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

Here they are: Your top news items from the past week’s @sovereignfund feed:

  1. Khazanah receives kudos for cross-border M&A prowess
  2. debate is raging in Oz over whether a new stabilization fund is needed.
  3. Qatar’s SWF and Monaco’s Société Nationale de Financement have launched a joint hotel venture.
  4. “Mongolia is a democratic country of educated people…our country will not become another Nigeria.”
  5. CIC apparently sees a bottom in US real estate.
  6. CIC VP opines on the future of Chinese private equity.
  7. Trophy Assets 101: Can you guess which SWF is rumored to be looking at Manchester United?
  8. Institutional investors have been busy cooperating with each other.
  9. Nigeria’s Aganga: “I expect and hope that we will get the [SWF] bill passed before the end of this administration.”
  10. (A) Maybe CalPERS didn’t report risks. Or (B) maybe it didn’t understand them. Given $260b to $160b in crisis, I’m with B.

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This website is a project of Professor Gordon L. Clark and Dr. Ashby Monk of the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford. Their research on sovereign wealth funds is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and The Rotman International Centre for Pension Management.

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