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  1. Singapore's Temasek starts hedge fund venture with Dymon Asia Capital

    trueTemasek Holdings, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, will start a venture with Dymon Asia Capital (Singapore) to back new hedge fund managers and strategies as it becomes a minority stakeholder in the firm.

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  2. Casey Quirk: Asia-Pacific manager growth in retail, private banking

    trueSovereign wealth funds in Asia-Pacific will prove increasingly difficult for money managers to target and gather revenues from as they move investment expertise in-house, according to a white paper from Casey, Quirk & Associates.

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  3. NBIM taps Citi for custody, securities lending

    trueNorges Bank Investment Management, which oversees the investments of the 5.156 trillion Norwegian kroner ($866 billion) Norway's Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, hired Citi Global Transaction Services as NBIM's custodian and securities lending agent.

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  4. Milken panelists discuss fixed income, other portfolio changes

    trueInstitutional investors speaking on a panel Wednesday at the Milken Institute Global Conference said what is keeping them up at night are their fixed-income portfolios, among other things.

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  5. Libyan Investment Authority looking to allocate $11 billion

    trueLibyan Investment Authority, Tripoli, plans to hire external managers to run $11 billion of its assets under a restructuring plan, said Abdulmagid Breish, chairman of Libya's $66 billion sovereign wealth fund.

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  6. Singapore's Temasek launches private equity co-investment fund

    trueTemasek, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, Wednesday announced the launch of a co-investment vehicle to provide opportunities for like-minded institutional investors and, eventually, Singapore retail investors as well, to benefit from Temasek's private equity investment activities.

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  7. Singapore's GIC opens Sao Paulo office

    trueSingapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Ltd. officially opened an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday.

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  8. AP7 sticks with BNY Mellon as custodian

    trueAP7 rehired Bank of New York Mellon as global custodian.

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  9. Sweden plans to scrap 2 AP funds

    trueSweden proposed eliminating two of its state pension funds, merging their assets with the remaining three to lower asset management costs and leave more money for retirees.

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  10. CIO of Singapore's GIC sees added scope for opportunistic investments, alternatives

    trueThe chief investment officer of Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Ltd. suggested Wednesday the current low-yield outlook for traditional bond and equity investments has left the GIC taking a more tactical, opportunistic approach in managing its portfolio. He also suggested the GIC might ...

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  11. Alaska Permanent commits $418 million to custom U.K. real estate separate account

    trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, committed £250 million ($418 million) to LaSalle Investment Management to run a custom U.K. real estate separate account, confirmed spokeswoman Laura Achee.

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  12. Families going straight to asset owners to find buyers

    trueWealthy families looking to sell iconic buildings are knocking on the doors of institutional investors, taking advantage of institutions' growing interest in investing directly in real estate.

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  13. Norway's SWF assets growing nearly 20% annually

     

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  14. Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's assets jump to record high

    trueNorway's Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, grew 32% to 5 trillion Norwegian kroner ($841.1 billion) in 2013, according to the sovereign wealth fund's annual report.

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