Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

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

  1. CPPIB teaming up with Grosvenor to invest £200 million in London’s West End office market in the next two years.
  2. France’s FRR has €800 million for “high exposure to emerging countries but through companies based in developed markets.”
  3. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan trading big infrastructure assets in Australia and Europe.
  4. For those that read German (or have browser that’ll translate), Swiss policymakers think they may need a new SWF.
  5. India is still talking about setting up a new SWF. (Same as they’ve been doing for two years.)
  6. Korea’s NPS to diversify its overseas investments: Focus will be on emerging markets, green industries and overseas bonds.
  7. Korea Investment Corp.’s new CEO says he wants to expand sovereign fund’s push into alternative assets.
  8. South Africa’s 100 year old Public Investment Corporation is investing more of its $145 billion outside of South Africa.
  9. APG boss looking to attract Dutch pension assets back to the Netherlands (and into his fund).
  10. What’s going on at Temasek’s Seatown? Co-CEOs are leaving the SWF-owned hedge fund.

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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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