The Daily Brief

Ashby Monk

  • Thailand’s debate over establishing a new SWF is looking more serious. There are some big, new supporters…as well as detractors.  Watch this space.
  • Norway’s Martin Skancke is leaving the country’s SWF to advise other governments on setting up sovereign funds.
  • Hedge funds are moving to Hong Kong in order to better court Asian SWFs.
  • The China Africa Development Fund set up a JV with Chinese auto maker Chery to further develop African car market.
  • Norway’s SWF is worrying about water.
  • Is the Alaska Permanent Fund opening an office in New York City? It seems so.
  • There’s an interesting description of China’s SWFs over on Larry Catá Backer’s blog.

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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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