Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

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

  1. Australia positioning itself as an attractive investment destination for SWFs: Tax breaks on passive investments.
  2. India also relaxing its investment rules for SWFs.
  3. Some SWF intrigue: Who bought 10% of Tepco from Hong Kong on April 3rd?
  4. Kuwait Investment Authority is apparently opening a Beijing office.
  5. SOFAZ is shifting assets into “medium term” investments.
  6. Man in charge of China’s reserves says size of reserves unreasonable.  He also foreshadows new investment SPVs for reserves.
  7. As NBIM retreats from commercial real estate, CPPIB piles in.
  8. Creative argument for a new Oz SWF: The strategic importance of Australia’s bond market.
  9. Russia’s new RDIF promises co-investors returns of 20% or more.
  10. Mubadala raises $1.5 billion for ambitious investment plans. But some say too ambitious and potentially overextended.

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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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