The Daily Brief

Ashby Monk

  • NY State Common Fund is investing around $500 million in a real estate JV with Hines.
  • Abu Dhabi’s IPIC is finalizing a $5.26 billion (!) investment in Cepsa.
  • Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account now has $7 billion in AUM? Isn’t the ECA being replaced by the new NSWF?
  • Alberta considers a new “Shaping the Future Fund” to help finance long-term projects in the Canadian Province.
  • TIAA-CREF is apparently quite bullish on NYC commercial real estate; it’s rumored to be buying another big building.
  • As China (and many others) diversify away from US Treasuries, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency ramps up its purchases.
  • ChinaDaily: “China should expand the scale of its SWFs to protect its growing foreign exchange reserve.”

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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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