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Alaska Permanent falls 4.4% in third quarter
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. returned -4.4% for the quarter ended Sept. 30, ahead of its -5.5% benchmark.
Moody's: Falling commodity prices could start draining sovereign wealth funds
trueSovereign wealth funds could see their assets decline or growth slow as falling commodity prices put increasing pressure on governments to use those assets to fill budget gaps, said a report released Thursday by Moody’s Investors Service.
Norway's sovereign wealth fund could look to add $86 billion in real estate
trueThe world's largest sovereign wealth fund says the optimal level of property investments might mean putting another $86 billion into real estate, singling out Asia as a hot spot for growth.
Widening the field
trueThe Pensions & Investments Research Center now includes a data set called “Other U.S. Asset Owners.” The category is a catchall for U.S.-based asset owners with more than $1 billion in assets and who are not already included in the U.S. Plan Sponsors or Endowments or (private) Foundations data ...
Qatar Investment Authority forms $8.6 billion Manhattan joint venture with Brookfield
trueBrookfield Property Partners and Qatar Investment Authority said they've formed a joint venture on an $8.6 billion mixed-use project under construction on Manhattan's far west side.
Norway's Government Pension Fund Global returns -4.9% in quarter
trueGovernment Pension Fund Global returned -4.9% for the three months ended Sept. 30, and -0.79% for the year ended the same date, as volatile markets hit equities investments in particular.
Future Fund taps AP4 veteran to oversee its equity allocations
trueBjorn Kvarnskog will join Australia's A$117.8 billion Future Fund in early 2016 as head of equities and a member of the sovereign wealth fund's investment committee.
NZ Super reports 5.3% decline in latest quarter
trueThe New Zealand Superannuation Fund dropped 5.3% to NZ$28.10 billion ($19.2 billion) for the quarter ended Sept. 30, a spokeswoman for the Auckland-based sovereign wealth fund confirmed.
Australia's Future Fund reports 0.5% gain for volatile quarter
trueAustralia's Future Fund Monday reported a 0.5% gain for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30, lifting the value of the sovereign wealth fund's investment portfolio to A$117.8 billion ($85.8 billion).
Korea National Pension Service looking for infrastructure professional
trueKorea’s 500 trillion won ($426 billion) National Pension Service is looking to add a “senior associate” to its global infrastructure alternatives investment team in London.
Alaska Permanent Fund taps new CEO, names acting CIO
trueAngela Rodell was named executive director/CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, pending successful contract negotiations, said a spokeswoman for the $52 billion sovereign wealth fund on Friday.
Principal taps former World Bank treasurer for sovereign wealth funds
trueMadelyn Antoncic was named executive director of institutional investment solutions at Principal Global Investors.
NZ Super's CEO becomes chairman of sovereign wealth funds forum
trueAdrian Orr, CEO of the NZ$29.5 billion ($19 billion) New Zealand Superannuation Fund, was named chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, a spokeswoman for the Auckland-based fund confirmed Monday.
Singapore's Temasek taps president as CEO of management arm
trueLee Theng Kiat, president of Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd., was appointed CEO of Temasek International, the wholly owned management arm of Temasek.
Qatar Investment Authority planning $35 billion of U.S. investments
trueQatar plans to invest $35 billion in the U.S. over the next five years as it seeks to diversify assets.