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Russian Sovereign Wealth Fund looks to invest in Turkey

Russian Sovereign Wealth Fund looks to invest in Turkey

Putin said Moscow would gradually phase out sanctions against Ankara, imposed after the Turks shot down a Russian fighter jet near the Syrian border nine months ago, and that bringing ties to their pre-crisis level was the priorit...
China Sovereign Fund Has Loss on Commodities, Negative Rates

China Sovereign Fund Has Loss on Commodities, Negative Rates

  • 25 July 2016
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China’s $813.8 billion sovereign wealth fund posted its first loss on overseas investments in four years last year as commodity prices sunk, while stock and bond returns were damped by negative interest rates and a strong U....
Trinidad Joins Global Energy Giants in Tapping Sovereign Fund

Trinidad Joins Global Energy Giants in Tapping Sovereign Fund

  • 14 June 2016
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Caribbean natural gas producer buffeted by low energy prices Finance minister says government withdrew $375 million
BOC Aviation Attracts Boeing, Omani Fund to $1.1 Billion IPO

BOC Aviation Attracts Boeing, Omani Fund to $1.1 Billion IPO

BOC Aviation Ltd., the aircraft leasing unit of Bank of China Ltd., attracted investors including Boeing Co. and the Chinese sovereign wealth fund to buy shares in its $1.1 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong. China Inve...
Australian Sovereign Wealth Fund Lifts Cash Levels Close to 25%

Australian Sovereign Wealth Fund Lifts Cash Levels Close to 25%

  • 25 April 2016
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Australia’s sovereign wealth fund increased the amount of cash it holds to almost one quarter of its A$117.4 billion ($91 billion) portfolio as it says global central banks have less firepower to respond to economic weakness...
Norway’s oil fund increases bet on property markets

Norway’s oil fund increases bet on property markets

Norway’s $830bn oil fund plans to double the size of its property team as the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund seeks to improve performance after posting its worst annual return since 2011.
Norway Wealth Fund Isn't Joining Global Stock Selloff, CEO Says

Norway Wealth Fund Isn't Joining Global Stock Selloff, CEO Says

Fund had return of 2.7% in 2015, worst performance since 2011 CEO says investment income will cover government withdrawals
Saudis plan new sovereign wealth fund as oil prices fall

Saudis plan new sovereign wealth fund as oil prices fall

While low oil prices have forced the drawdown of assets, Saudi Arabia plans to create a new sovereign fund to manage part of its oil wealth and diversify its investments. The new fund might behave like a private equity fund
Ease Africa Risks, AfDB Head Says

Ease Africa Risks, AfDB Head Says

African nations, stung by plunging commodity prices, should set up more sovereign wealth funds to help withstand the next downturn, said Akinwumi Adesina, the African Development Bank’s new president. The funds “...
A Sovereign Wealth Fund to Lift Germany’s Curse of Excess Savings

A Sovereign Wealth Fund to Lift Germany’s Curse of Excess Savings

  • 26 February 2013
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We suggest in this paper that the risk-adjusted rate of return on German savings could be improved by creating a sovereign wealth fund for Germany (designated DESWF), which couldinvest excess German savings globally. Creation of ...
What Sovereign Wealth Funds Want

What Sovereign Wealth Funds Want

  • 26 February 2013
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Sovereign wealth funds are ramping up their hedge fund allocations, but successfully navigating the manager selection process requires more than good investment performance.
The Sovereign Wealth Fund Initiative  April 2012 (FCPA and Other Anti-Corruption Concerns Facing Sovereign Wealth Funds)

The Sovereign Wealth Fund Initiative April 2012 (FCPA and Other Anti-Corruption Concerns Facing Sovereign Wealth Funds)

  • 26 February 2013
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Sovereign wealth funds wield a staggering amount of financial influence. Indeed, according to atleast one report, the total aggregate amount of assets under management by state-owned investment funds is approximately $4.8 trillio...
The Sovereign Wealth Fund Initiative   March 2012 (Drivers of Strategic Asset Allocation Decisions for Sovereign Wealth Funds)

The Sovereign Wealth Fund Initiative March 2012 (Drivers of Strategic Asset Allocation Decisions for Sovereign Wealth Funds)

  • 26 February 2013
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Sovereign wealth funds emerged as early as the 1950s, and expanded in number in the 1970s especially in oil-producing emirates, such as Abu Dhabi, as a way to accumulate current account and budget surpluses during the oil boom. No...
Securities Regulation  & Law Report

Securities Regulation & Law Report

  • 26 February 2013
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General levels of interest in the activities and motivations of ‘‘sovereign wealth funds’’ (‘‘SWFs’’)have waxed and waned over the last several years, with interest being more acute ...