Sovereign wealth funds
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Asset managers, foreign investors and the FCPA
trueWith assets totaling trillions of dollars, non-U.S. asset owners, including foreign pension plans and sovereign wealth funds, are fertile ground for investment managers to increase their assets under management. But they could also create unexpected and unwanted exposure to regulatory scrutiny.
AP4 seeds Northern Trust environmentally focused emerging markets fund
trueAP4 will seed an emerging markets equity fund that excludes companies with high greenhouse gas emissions and companies with extensive reserves of fossil fuels.
Sovereign investors shifting to international alternatives cutting core equities, Invesco survey finds
trueSovereign investors with trillions of dollars in assets are accelerating allocations to international real estate and private equity at the expense of long-only investments in core equities and bonds, according to a global survey commissioned by Atlanta-based Invesco Ltd.
Swedish AP funds looking for proxy-voting firm
trueSwedish National Pension Funds are searching for a proxy voting firm to provide global voting services.
British Columbia system hires executive recruiter to find new leader
trueBritish Columbia Investment Management Corp., Victoria, hired Korn/Ferry International to help in its search for a new CEO/chief investment officer.
Future Fund taps Korn/Ferry for president search
trueAustralia's Future Fund hired Korn/Ferry International to conduct a search for a new managing director and president of the Future Fund Management Agency.
SWFs, money managers see new alternative investment opportunities in Europe
trueEurope will offer growing investment opportunities over the next few years, according to sovereign wealth fund executives and money managers Thursday at the Skybridge Alternatives Conference in Singapore.
Temasek taps CITIC veteran to head its China investments
trueWu Yibing will join Temasek Holdings as a senior managing director and head of the Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund’s China-related investments, effective Oct. 1.
Australia Future Fund chief to return to private sector
trueMark Burgess, managing director and president of the Future Fund Management Agency, will leave the helm of the A$89 billion fund to return to the private sector, according to a news release Wednesday.
Lessons from Lehman, the global financial crisis
trueMarket veterans cite a variety of lessons to be gleaned from the global financial crisis. But they argue that for the most part those lessons either weren't learned or, if learned, are being applied less frequently as a low-yield market environment pushes investors further out on the risk curve.
Investors are unprepared for next financial crisis
trueFive years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. sparked a global markets meltdown, institutional investors have a better handle on risk in their portfolios, but aren't necessarily better prepared for the next “black swan.”
Sweden's AP1 and AP2 post first-half 2013 returns of 4%, 4.3%
trueSweden's AP1 and AP2 announced returns for the first half of 2013 of 4% and 4.3%, respectively, after expenses.
ADIA names new Asia ex-Japan equity head
trueSuresh Sadasivan joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority as head of Asia ex-Japan for the sovereign wealth fund's internal equities department.
New Mexico State Investment Council returns 13.07% in year ended June 30
trueNew Mexico State Investment Council, Santa Fe, returned 13.07% gross of fees for the year ended June 30, an annualized 4.26% for the five years and an annualized 6.78% for the 10 years ended that date.
Ivanhoe Cambridge buys out AIMCo from Montreal's Place Ville Marie
trueIvanhoe Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, will acquire the 50% interest it doesn't own in downtown Montreal office complex from the Alberta Investment Management Co. for C$400 million (US$388 million).