Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

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

  1. Global forex reserves will soon top $11 trillion.
  2. China’s $131 billion NCSSF to increase private equity allocation.
  3. New Russian SWF looking for 25-30 new PE managers. Send resumes directly to Dmitry Medvedev.
  4. Singapore’s Prime Minister has just announced the new Chair of the GIC. And the new Chair is…the Prime Minister.
  5. Nigeria’s House passed the same SWF bill passed by the Senate. All that’s left is a Presidential signature.
  6. KIA and Aabar among the handful of GCC funds dipping a toe in NYC real estate.
  7. Emirates Investment Authority – UAE’s federally administered SWF – will focus investments in financial services.
  8. CIC staffing new Toronto office with investment staff focused on natural resources.
  9. China: “…government won’t give CIC $200 billion in one injection. It will give CIC tens of billions annually…”
  10. New South Wales looking to SWFs for critical infrastructure financing worth billions of dollars.

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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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