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Korea Investment Corp. looking to add overseas offices in Asia, Middle East
trueKorea Investment Corp. is looking to expand its overseas network with offices in Asia and the Middle East.
GIC, Exeter Property Group form European real estate partnership
trueSingapore sovereign wealth fund GIC formed a €300 million ($328 million) real estate partnership with Exeter Property Group.
Norway's Government Pension Fund is on top of the world
trueA glance at the largest sovereign wealth fund – Norway's Government Pension Fund Global.
Nigeria's wealth fund has 'good year' tapping dollar investments
trueNigeria's $1.55 billion sovereign wealth fund had a “good year” after weighting its investments toward dollar assets, CEO Uche Orji said
Alaska Permanent makes $80 million in private equity commitments
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. committed $80 million total to two private equity funds.
China's CIC sets up direct investment unit to boost efficiency
trueChina Investment Corp., the $653 billion sovereign wealth fund, has set up a company to focus on direct equity investments.
Norges Bank adds $1 billion in China QFII quota, lifting total to $2.5 billion
trueChina’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange awarded Norges Bank Investment Management an additional $1 billion in quota capacity to invest in China’s domestic capital markets under its qualified foreign institutional investor program.
Angolan sovereign wealth fund seeks mine, timber investments
trueAngola's $5 billion sovereign wealth fund, Fundo Soberano de Angola, is seeking investments in mining, timber, health and agriculture in order to diversify its asset base and increase returns.
eVestment: Multiasset strategies collect largest net inflows in fourth quarter
trueMore institutional investors are moving into balanced or multiasset strategies and out of U.S. fixed income and equity, eVestment’s quarterly report on global institutional asset flows show
NZ Super CEO: Bank of Portugal's moves could undermine SWFs role in providing liquidity
trueA decision by Portugal's central bank, which effectively penalizes institutional investors that lent $784 million to a Portuguese bank a month before its collapse in August, could undermine the growing role of sovereign wealth funds in providing liquidity to the global financial system, said Adrian ...
Texas Teachers to expand principal investments
trueTeacher Retirement System of Texas officials plan an all-out campaign to make the $132 billion pension fund more attractive to the world's choicest — and biggest — principal investment opportunities.
Alaska Permanent gains 3.2% in quarter, surpassing benchmark by 110 basis points
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. returned 3.2% for the quarter ended Dec. 31 and 1.9% fiscal-year-to-date.
Singapore's GIC awarded RQFII license
trueThe China Securities Regulatory Commission announced Thursday that it awarded a renminbi qualified institutional investor license to Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Ltd.
Norway's sovereign wealth fund peaks as oil sinks, governor says
trueThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has reached its peak amid a collapse in oil prices, according to the governor of Norway’s central bank.
Australia's Future Fund posts 13.2% gain for 2014, trims risk exposures
trueAustralia’s Future Fund reported Thursday that its investment portfolio returned 13.2% in 2014 to reach A$109.2 billion (US$85.1 billion) in assets.