The Daily Brief

This blog is movingNot to worry: same blogger; same content; same price (free).

Aaaaaand we’re back: Here are some of the top stories from the past week or so:

  • ADIA is looking to India and infrastructure for investment opportunities in 2012.
  • Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister Umirzak Shukeyev is the new head of the country’s SWF.
  • Here’s an interesting story on the CIC “…operating indirectly through joint ventures and through a web of local operations…”
  • Putin seems to be quite involved in (or at least very aware of) the operations and plans of Russia’s new SWF.
  • Aldar, which is 30% owned by Mubadala, has received upwards of $10 billion in government funds in 2011. That’s a big bailout!
  • SOFAZ will be shifting a majority of its assets to external managers.
  • Temasek appears to be giving up on its Pakastan banking adventure.
  • Suriname is apparently setting up an “Interim Sovereign Wealth Fund” with $20 million.
  • Portfolio Managers: Feeling a bit Occupied on Wall Street? Try Alaska.

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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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