Sovereign wealth funds

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. AP7 sticks with BNY Mellon as custodian

    trueAP7 rehired Bank of New York Mellon as global custodian.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Norway's SWF assets growing nearly 20% annually

     

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  11. 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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  12. Alaska Permanent commits $200 million to power infrastructure fund

    trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, committed $200 million to LS Power Equity Partners III, a private equity infrastructure fund managed by LS Power Equity Advisors that invests in operating power plants, according to a transaction report of investments made since the Nov. 20-21 board meeting.

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  13. Returns for Sweden's AP1 and AP4 top targets

    trueSweden’s AP1 and AP4 announced returns after expenses for 2013 of 11.2% and 16.4%, respectively.

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  14. Alabama Trust Fund adds UBS Realty Investors to real estate roster

    trueAlabama Trust Fund Board hired UBS Realty Investors to run $80 million in a core real estate commingled fund.

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