Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

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

  1. Zimbabwe is setting up a SWF.
  2. ADIA, KIA, KIC, and CIC apparently met with Putin last week about Russian Direct Investment Fund.
  3. Singapore’s GIC set up a new logistics joint venture with Australand Property Group.
  4. The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds has just released some of the presentations from the Beijing meeting.
  5. Lee Hsien Loong officially named the Chairman of Singapore’s GIC.
  6. Imagine advising your new SWF client to invest $1.3bil in extremely bullish option strategies in 2008: Goldman and LIA.
  7. Since scale offers advantages in institutional investment, you can expect more pensions and supers to merge.
  8. More SWFs increasing exposure to real estate.
  9. Nigeria officially has a new SWF.
  10. Korea’s $314 billion National Pension Fund will diversify portfolio, putting 30%+ in equities.

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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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