The Daily Brief

Ashby Monk

  • CIC’s Jin Liqun had some interesting comments today about Europe and his fund’s operations.
  • Here’s a graphic highlighting how SWFs’ allocations have shifted recently.
  • Canada’s pension plans are shaking things up on a global scale.
  • Ireland is creating a strategic investment fund (called ‘NewERA‘) that will be managed by NTMA and work with the NPRF.
  • The secretive Brunei Investment Agency is big into hotel management. Just FYI.
  • Queensland Investment Corporation seems to be having some real success raising third-party funds.
  • CalPERS’ Joe Dear says his fund will struggle to hit its investment target in the coming years.
  • The Qatar Investment Authority’s boss reflects on the economic mess in Europe. It’s bad.
  • Cue violin: Blackstone boss complains about rising trend of SWF co-investment in private equity: ‘Amounts to a massive fee cut’. (Yeah, that’s the point.)

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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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