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Norway's Pension Fund Global invests $1.2 billion in U.S. real estate
Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, invested $1.2 billion in its first dedicated U.S. real estate portfolio through a joint venture with TIAA-CREF.
Alaska Permanent searching for real estate investment analyst
Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, is searching for a real estate investment analyst.
China's SAFE awards Abu Dhabi, Kuwait additional $1.2 billion in QFII quotas
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and the Kuwait Investment Authority garnered roughly half of the just more than $2.5 billion in quotas issued by China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange in January for investments by qualified foreign institutional investors in China’s capital markets.
Australia's Future Fund reports 12.8% gain for 2012
The Australian Future Fund on Tuesday reported a 12.8% investment gain for 2012, lifting the value of the sovereign wealth fund’s portfolio to A$82.4 billion (US$86.1 billion).
Alaska Permanent Fund adds senior portfolio manager for special opportunities
David Fallace is expected to join the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. as senior portfolio manager overseeing the $44.8 billion sovereign wealth fund's externally managed special opportunities portfolio, effective Feb. 15.
Texas Permanent School Fund seeks emerging markets debt managers
Texas Permanent School Fund, Austin, will issue an RFP for one or more managers to run a total of $1.3 billion in local currency emerging markets debt.
Alaska Permanent reports 7.3% return for 6 months
Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. returned 7.3% for the six months ended Dec. 31, including a 2.7% return for the quarter ended Dec. 31.
Russia boosts Reserve Fund assets by $30 billion
Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation plans to transfer about 900 billion rubles ($30 billion) into the Reserve Fund, one of Russia's two sovereign wealth funds, according to a statement published on the finance ministry's website Monday.
Indonesia plans corporate governance scorecards
Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority plans to publish scorecards rating companies on the quality of their corporate governance as it begins supervising capital markets in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.
New Zealand Superannuation Fund reports 19.2% gain for 2012
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund Tuesday reported a 19.2% investment return for 2012, lifting the value of its portfolio to a record NZ$20.92 billion.
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund reports record gains, acquisition
Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia, reported a 24.3% jump in the net value of its investment portfolio in 2012 to a record 86.9 billion Malaysia ringgit ($28.9 billion.)
Direct sovereign wealth fund transactions drop 36% in 2012
Data released earlier this week by the Sovereign Wealth Institute reveal that total direct investments made by sovereign wealth funds in 2012 was $57.3 billion. That figure is down 36% from 2011's $89.5 billion, and down 46% from a high of $105.6 billion. The largest growth by sector was seen in ...
ADIA chooses new global head of internal equities
Gregory Eckersley was named global head of internal equities at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
Temasek said to hire Morgan Stanley's M&A executive Popper
Temasek Holdings, Singapore’s state-owned investment company, hired Morgan Stanley Managing Director Jonathan Popper.
Singapore's GIC announces appointment of group chief investment officer
Lim Chow Kiat has been named group chief investment officer of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation.