The Daily Brief

Ashby Monk

  • Some interesting thoughts from outgoing Alaska Permanent Fund CIO Jeff Scott.
  • Ireland’s National Pension Reserve Fund (or what’s left of it) has reduced equity exposure 10% over fears about the debt crisis.
  • China’s SAFE pledging to make its reserve investment operations more transparent.
  • Rumor: Abu Dhabi’s Aabar may be helping Richard Branson take control of Northern Rock.
  • Temasek has appointed Jimmy Phoon as CEO of its $4 billion hedge fund SeaTown.
  • Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System will acquire Scotland’s shipping firm V.Group for $520 million.

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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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