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      Singapore rig builders feel impact of oil price slide

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    2. April 15, 2015

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      Norway’s $880bn oil fund will on Wednesday usher in a new era in corporate governance when it begins to disclose in advance...

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    1. April 13, 2015

      Deals raise oversight concerns at Abu Dhabi wealth fund

      The managing director of one of Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth funds used his private shell companies to secure deals with...

    2. April 2, 2015

      Temasek eyes £30m stake in Funding Circle

      Temasek, Singapore’s state investment company, is planning to buy a stake in peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle,...

    3. March 31, 2015

      Sovereign wealth funds exerting an ever greater influence

      The collapse in crude oil prices over the past six months has put many countries under fiscal pressure. But some oil-rich...

    4. March 22, 2015

      Sovereign wealth funds start to leak oil

      Norway’s $850bn oil fund has performed a remarkable impression of the proverbial 800-pound gorilla in the past decade. It...

    5. March 13, 2015

      Norway’s oil fund joins push for proxy access in US

      The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund has thrown its weight behind the push for shareholders in US companies to be...

    6. March 2, 2015

      Abu Dhabi fund kicks off bidding war for London luxury hotels

      The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has made a £1.6bn takeover offer for a trio of London’s luxury hotels, in a move that...

    7. February 5, 2015

      Singapore’s GIC raises stake in Nielsen

      GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has raised its stake in Nielsen, the US-based consumer research company, giving it a...

    8. February 5, 2015

      Norway oil fund reveals divestments and resolution rejections

      Norway’s $860bn oil fund laid out its growing clout as a responsible investor as it revealed that it had divested itself...

    9. February 4, 2015

      1MDB’s debt burden sparks fears of fallout for Malaysian economy

      When Ananda Krishnan, Malaysia’s second-richest man, sold a collection of power plants to a little-known fund called 1MDB in...

    10. January 26, 2015

      Goldman Sachs profit on disputed LIA trades back in focus

      Goldman Sachs is estimated to have made $82m profit on nine disputed trades which are at the heart of a $1bn lawsuit brought...

    11. January 14, 2015

      Khazanah reaps $1bn from Alibaba investment

      Khazanah, Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, reaped more than $1bn from investing in Alibaba ahead of the Chinese e-commerce...

    12. January 13, 2015

      Norwegian wealth fund bolsters Aviva bid

      The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has thrown its weight behind Aviva’s planned acquisition of Friends Life, buying...

    13. January 11, 2015

      Russian SWFs look vulnerable as sanctions bite

      Moscow may be forced to drain the assets of Russia’s two sovereign wealth funds in order to ensure the survival of some of...

    14. December 11, 2014

      Qataris appoint Ken Costa to Songbird Estates board

      Ken Costa, the City grandee and former Lazard and UBS banker, has been appointed to the board of Songbird Estates to...

    15. December 10, 2014

      Angola launches $1.6bn Africa infrastructure fund

      Angola’s sovereign wealth fund has launched $1.6bn African infrastructure and hotels funds to help diversify its portfolio...

    16. December 7, 2014

      The war for the Wharf

      When the Qatar Investment Authority first called Songbird Estates last month to say it wanted Canary Wharf, it was given...

    17. December 3, 2014

      Qatar replaces head of $300bn fund

      The Qatar Investment Authority, which manages as much as $300bn including significant stakes in Barclays, Credit Suisse and...

    18. December 3, 2014

      Norway’s oil fund to remain oil investor

      Norway’s oil fund can carry on investing in oil. On Wednesday, an expert panel commissioned by the Norwegian government...

    19. December 2, 2014

      Norway’s $870bn oil fund considers infrastructure investments

      Norway is to debate allowing its $870bn oil fund to invest in infrastructure in what would be the biggest change in the...

    20. November 17, 2014

      Qatar looks to back UK high-speed train plan

      The Qatari royal family has told British ministers it wants to invest heavily in regeneration projects being planned around...

    21. November 14, 2014

      CVC finds creative ways to attract the biggest investors

      CVC Capital Partners, Europe’s largest buyout group, is setting up a separate private equity fund for its biggest investors...

    22. November 7, 2014

      Canary Wharf owner rejects Qatari bid approach

      Songbird Estates, the owner of Canary Wharf Group, has rejected a preliminary takeover approach from the Qatar Investment...

    23. November 4, 2014

      Blackstone nears $8bn sale of IndCor unit

      Blackstone’s real estate arm is close to selling its portfolio of US industrial warehouses to a group of investors led by...

    24. November 3, 2014

      Norway: Braced for a new wave of investment

      Every day for the past 13-and-a-half years, Norway’s oil fund has grown by an average of $165m. This has been good news for...

    25. November 3, 2014

      Singapore leads the pack in sovereign wealth deals

      Singapore’s two state-backed investors, Temasek and GIC, together accounted for 60 per cent of the $23bn in cross-border...

    26. October 30, 2014

      Malaysia’s 1MDB readies $3bn IPO of power asset

      1Malaysia Development Berhad, a large Malaysian government fund, is paving the way for a $3bn stock market listing of its...

    27. October 29, 2014

      Norway’s oil fund hit by European stocks

      Norway’s $860bn oil fund made its first negative return in equities in more than two years as a weak performance by European...

    28. October 27, 2014

      QIA leads fund rankings for missing Santiago governance standards

      The world’s most active sovereign wealth funds are also among the least transparent and least likely to comply with...

    29. October 27, 2014

      Qatar to buy HSBC’s global HQ for £1.1bn

      Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has agreed to buy HSBC’s global headquarters, London’s biggest and most expensive office...

    30. October 23, 2014

      Kuwait to launch $5bn stake sale

      Kuwait’s sovereign wealth fund plans to sell stakes valued at more than $5bn in three listed companies as the government...

    31. October 21, 2014

      Singapore’s GIC puts $1.7bn into Tokyo commercial real estate

      GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has paid $1.7bn for a landmark office block in one of the most desirable locations...

    32. October 20, 2014

      Libya-Goldman clash sheds light on formerly secretive fund

      In 2008, Catherine McDougall was a young Australian lawyer seconded to the Libyan Investment Authority’s offices in Tripoli...

    33. October 20, 2014

      Qatar eyes $15bn Asia spending spree

      Qatar’s purchase of a stake in a Hong Kong department store chain is the beginning of a potential $15bn spending spree...

    34. October 16, 2014

      Singapore wealth fund GIC snaps up 4.6% of Jimmy Choo

      Singapore’s $100bn sovereign wealth fund GIC has bought a 4.6 per cent stake in luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo, which listed on...

    35. October 8, 2014

      Cautious mood pervades the sovereign wealth fund industry

      If a novelist were looking for examples of highly secretive, powerful institutions to provide a backdrop to their next...

    36. October 6, 2014

      Libyans ‘taken for a ride’ by Goldman Sachs, court hears

      The Libyan Investment Authority was “taken for a complete ride” by Goldman Sachs bankers over nine financial transactions...

    37. October 6, 2014

      GIC puts faith in eurozone property with €300m in deals

      GIC has invested at least €300m ($375m) in two deals in Spain and Italy, highlighting the Singaporean sovereign wealth...

    38. September 25, 2014

      Singapore’s GIC poised to buy large RAC stake

      GIC, the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, is poised to become one of two major shareholders at RAC, derailing plans to...

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