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  1. Alaska Permanent's assets hit $49.7 billion after 4.3% return in quarter

    trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. returned 4.3% for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended Dec. 31.

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  2. Kuwait SWF gets additional $500 million in QFII quota

    trueKuwait Investment Authority, Kuwait City, garnered an additional quota of $500 million this month for investment in China’s domestic stock and fixed-income markets, lifting the sovereign wealth fund’s overall quota to $1.5 billion.

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  3. Libyan Investment Authority sues Goldman Sachs in London

    trueLibyan Investment Authority, Tripoli, the nation's sovereign wealth fund, sued Goldman Sachs Group in the U.K. over investments worth more than $1 billion.

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  4. Malaysian sovereign wealth fund gains 19%

    trueKhazanah Nasional Berhad, Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, said Monday its net asset value rose 19.1% to 103.5 billion ringgit ($31 billion) in 2013.

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  5. KIC's CIO resigns; head of SWF's New York office to serve as interim CIO

    trueDong-ik Lee resigned as chief investment officer of Korea Investment Corporation for personal reasons, effective Jan. 3, a spokesman for the $65 billion sovereign wealth fund confirmed Friday.

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  6. Norway fund acquires U.S. industrial properties through joint venture

    trueNorges Bank Investment Management, acting on behalf of Norway's 4.921 trillion kroner ($811.5 billion) Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, purchased a 45% stake in 66 U.S. industrial properties from Prologis for $450 million.

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  7. Norway official sees more diversification for sovereign wealth fund

    trueNorway’s central bank governor said it would be natural for the 4.921 trillion kroner ($811.5 billion) Government Pension Fund Global to expand the asset classes in which it invests, as the new government considers how best to deal with the fund’s growth.

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  8. Texas Permanent School Fund commits to 2 real estate funds

    trueTexas Permanent School Fund, Austin, committed $75 million to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV and €60 million ($81 million) to Tristan Capital Partners.

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  9. Alaska Permanent selects 4 to run $100 million each, commits to Lazard

    trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, hired four managers to run $100 million each in emerging markets equity, confirmed spokeswoman Laura Achee.

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  10. Norway mulls handing over divestment decisions on $577 billion fund to central bank

    trueNorway's Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, should delegate decisions on divestment to Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages the 3.3 trillion Norwegian kroner ($577.4 billion) fund, according to a set of recommendations in a report released Monday.

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  11. KIC's president, CEO resigns

    trueChong-Suk Choi resigned as president and CEO of Korea Investment Corp., Seoul, the country's $65 billion sovereign wealth fund.

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  12. Norway's sovereign wealth fund says size creates investment hurdles

    trueNorway's $810 billion Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, is finding its record size is becoming a hurdle that's complicating its investment decisions.

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  13. Preqin: SWF assets exceed $5 trillion

    trueAggregate assets managed in sovereign wealth funds topped $5 trillion for the first time, according to a report from Preqin released Friday.

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  14. Australia's Future Fund adds equity, infrastructure to power nearly 15% gain

    trueAustralia's A$91.7 billion (US$89.3 billion) Future Fund shifted allocations to global equities and infrastructure from credit and alternative investments during the 12 months through Sept. 30, to take advantage of a changing investment landscape.

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