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Sovereign wealth funds tweak portfolios for environmental risk

Norway’s and NZ Super Fund are among those taking the lead


Global sovereign fund assets stall at $6.59t: Preqin

Total assets under management have levelled off in the last two years


Singapore’s GIC led first quarter sovereign investor deals

State funds participated in a total $9 billion of deals in January-March.


Kazakh wealth fund says over 120 firms sold in privatisation drive

There were still about 35-40 such companies left to be sold out of the 172 originally earmarked for sale.


Iranian state fund IFIC targeting healthcare, high-tech sectors

It is currently invested in 22 companies across finance, mining & other industries.


A new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging from nations in deep debt

It was once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses,


Global sovereign funds choose to strike own private equity deals

Some of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds are increasingly striking their own private equity deals rather than relying on external fund managers, in a drive to cut costs and gain more control. With some $6.5 trillion in assets, sovereign investors already account for 19 percent of capital committed to private… Read more »


Sovereign investors’ M&A deals fall 26 per cent by value in Q2

The single biggest deal was the $4.5 billion funding round for Ant Financial Services Group, an affiliate of China’s biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group Holding.


Sovereign funds seek out yield in illiquid private debt funds

Not long ago, such investments might have been too risky for the $6.5 trillion sovereign wealth sector, which invests governments’ rainy-day savings, mainly from oil earnings.


Sovereign Wealth Funds may pull $404b from stocks in 2016 if crude stays at $30-$40

SWFs control some $7 trillion of assets globally, of which oil and gas producers account for some $4.2 trillion, according to Morgan Stanley.