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  1. August 29, 2014

    Khazanah to pour $2bn into reviving Malaysia Airlines

    Malaysia Airlines is to shed 30 per cent of its workforce under a tough restructuring plan unveiled by the country’s...

  2. August 20, 2014

    Norway oil fund to double number of top executives

    Norway’s $885bn oil fund is doubling the number of its senior executives in the latest sign it is restructuring itself to...

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  1. August 17, 2014

    Singapore’s investment funds blaze ecommerce trail

    Singapore’s two investment funds, GIC and Temasek, have emerged as the biggest state-backed investors in technology,...

  2. August 7, 2014

    Norway oil fund voting declaration ‘certain to cause a stir’

    Norway’s $870bn oil fund has been busy in recent weeks. The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund has voted at annual...

  3. August 7, 2014

    Norway’s oil fund to reveal voting intentions

    One of the world’s largest investors will start publicly declaring how it intends to vote at companies’ annual meetings in a...

  4. July 9, 2014

    Former oil minister named acting chairman of Libya sovereign fund

    Libya has appointed a new acting chairman to oversee its $66bn sovereign wealth fund, but indicated that there would be no...

  5. June 24, 2014

    Norway’s oil fund to take bigger stakes in companies

    Norway’s $890bn oil fund is accelerating its push to become a more active investor as the world’s biggest sovereign wealth...

  6. June 24, 2014

    Asia turns on the taps for tech funding

    When the bosses of US video messaging app Tango were on the lookout for a strategic partner, they turned in the direction of...

  7. June 23, 2014

    Sovereign wealth funds choose the UK

    The UK is the most welcoming economy in the world for government-related agencies to invest in, according to a survey of 52...

  8. June 23, 2014

    Sovereign wealth funds: Investing for the unforeseeable future

    Sovereign wealth funds control about $30tn, so knowing what they are doing or planning to do is very important for asset...

  9. June 17, 2014

    China’s sovereign wealth fund shifts focus to agriculture

    China’s sovereign wealth fund is shifting its focus to invest in agriculture and global food supplies in a significant...

  10. June 11, 2014

    Japan property revival catches foreign attention

    Sovereign wealth funds are swarming over Japanese property. Qatar has just bought a portfolio of bowling alleys, according...

  11. June 10, 2014

    Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi

    Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund plans to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi this year, in what would be one of the largest...

  12. June 6, 2014

    Malaysia and Singapore take action against online critics

    The rise of social media in Malaysia and its tiny neighbour Singapore is testing the patience of the leaders of two of the...

  13. May 19, 2014

    GIC targets investments in Mexico after energy reform

    Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, one of the country’s two sovereign wealth funds, is looking for investments...

  14. May 4, 2014

    Citi wins Norway fund business from JPMorgan

    Citigroup has been chosen to safeguard the securities of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund after wooing away one of...

  15. April 30, 2014

    Norway oil fund loses on Russia government bond holdings

    Norway’s oil fund lost 10 per cent on its holdings of Russian government bonds in the first quarter as the economic impact...

  16. April 20, 2014

    Taiwan SWF moves a step closer

    Taiwan’s move to merge the investment activities of its four main public pension funds has renewed speculation that the...

  17. April 14, 2014

    Temasek widens its Africa footprint

    Temasek, Singapore’s state investment company, has signalled a big push into the booming sub-Saharan African market, closing...

  18. April 14, 2014

    Temasek’s dealmaking reflects big bets on rise of the consumer

    From toothpaste and shampoo in China to instant noodles and tomato paste in Africa, Temasek is betting big on growth in an...

  19. March 28, 2014

    Can Paris Saint-Germain become the world’s richest sports club?

    Paris never was a football city, and has only one serious club. Soon after moving here, in 2002, I went to my first Paris...

  20. March 19, 2014

    Och-Ziff warns over Libya probe by DoJ

    Och-Ziff, the hedge fund group, warned that it could face a hit to its financial results from a Department of Justice...

  21. March 17, 2014

    Caisse des Dépôts considers offloading Veolia Environnement stake

    French sovereign wealth fund Caisse des Dépôts is considering selling its nearly 9 per cent stake in Veolia Environnement,...

  22. March 11, 2014

    Norway’s oil fund launches attack on F1’s Bernie Ecclestone

    Norway’s oil fund, one of the biggest shareholders in Formula One, sought to deflect growing political pressure to explain...

  23. March 3, 2014

    Norway’s oil fund caught between the devil and deep blue sea

    On the very day last week when Norway’s parliament discussed banning its sovereign wealth fund from investing in coal...

  24. February 28, 2014

    Norway’s oil fund to debate ending fossil fuel investments

    Norway is to debate whether the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund – funded by petroleum revenues – should stop investing...

  25. February 23, 2014

    Norway’s oil fund to double specialists

    The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund is looking to more than double the number of industry specialists in its equities...

  26. February 23, 2014

    Norway’s oil fund: The biggest fund manager you’ve never heard of

    Petter Johnsen is perhaps the biggest fund manager in equity markets you’ve never heard of. He controls about $530bn worth...

  27. February 18, 2014

    Temasek seeks to sell $3.1bn Shin Corp stake

    Temasek, Singapore’s state investment company, is seeking to draw a line under its investment in Thailand’s Shin Corp and...

  28. February 11, 2014

    Investment: South Africa rising

    The nondescript building housing the South African Public Investment Corporation in a business park in Pretoria gives little...

  29. February 3, 2014

    Olympic homes aim to raise rental standards

    Former athletes’ accommodation at London’s Olympic Village is being rented out on long-term tenancies with no fees or estate...

  30. February 2, 2014

    Norway’s sovereign wealth fund joins exodus from Israel

    Norway’s $810bn Government Pension Fund Global, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has been barred from investing in...

  31. January 30, 2014

    Libya’s sovereign wealth fund to sue Goldman over $1bn trades

    Libya’s sovereign wealth fund has taken formal legal action in London against Goldman Sachs over allegations that the...

  32. January 22, 2014

    Founding president to step down at China wealth fund

    The long-serving Gao Xiqing, who almost starved to death in the Cultural Revolution and went on to help found China’s first...

  33. December 24, 2013

    Singapore’s GIC agrees £1.7bn Broadgate deal

    Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund has agreed to buy half of Broadgate, a large office and retail complex at the heart of the...

  34. December 23, 2013

    Norway’s oil fund faces key strategy decisions

    Norway’s $815bn oil fund faces a crucial year with several big decisions expected on its strategy as a debate rages over...

  35. December 15, 2013

    Sovereign funds expand in Africa

    Africa may not be home to the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) – those are in the Middle East and Asia – but...

  36. December 10, 2013

    Hong Kong listings revival offers sovereign wealth path to China

    Sovereign wealth funds, led by Norway’s $810bn oil fund, are using Hong Kong’s listings revival to achieve a long-held goal...

  37. November 26, 2013

    US cable-TV: customer is king

    For all the dealmaking hype, cable television remains a consumer product. Remember that as the industry’s latest round of...

  38. November 24, 2013

    Cinda to buy up to Rmb100bn in bad debts after IPO

    China’s first bad loan manager to float on a stock exchange is expected to buy up to Rmb100bn in fresh distressed debts over...

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