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    1. July 29, 2015

      Singapore’s GIC expects decade of low returns

      Low returns will become the norm for as long as a decade, Singapore’s GIC has warned even as the sovereign wealth fund...

    2. July 27, 2015

      Libya in legal action on nationalisations

      The Libyan Investment Authority has launched legal action against four African states alleging that they took advantage...

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    1. July 22, 2015

      Singapore freezes accounts linked to 1MDB probe

      Singapore has frozen two bank accounts in connection with investigations into 1MDB, Malaysia’s troubled state fund. The...

    2. July 19, 2015

      New wave of support for UK sovereign wealth fund

      A new wave of support has emerged for the creation of a UK sovereign wealth fund, which proponents believe would pump...

    3. July 15, 2015

      New business eludes Goldman Sachs in Malaysia amid 1MDB furore

      Goldman Sachs has been failing to win new business in Malaysia as a furore continues to rage around huge debts racked...

    4. July 12, 2015

      Low tax and high fees consume Future Fund

      When leaked documents describing the tax avoidance arrangements of 340 companies were published in November last year,...

    5. July 6, 2015

      Saudi sovereign fund to invest $10bn in Russia

      Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has agreed to invest $10bn in Russia, in a powerful sign of the rapprochement...

    6. June 29, 2015

      Trafigura and Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala create mining joint venture

      Commodities trading house Trafigura will create a joint venture company with an Abu Dhabi state investment fund to buy...

    7. June 28, 2015

      Swedish investors attack governance record of Norway’s oil fund

      Norway’s oil fund has come under attack from several of Sweden’s largest investors over concerns that the world’s...

    8. June 18, 2015

      Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund looks to diversify in Asia and US

      Qatar’s $256bn sovereign wealth fund has unveiled a new investment strategy which will see it make investments in Asia...

    9. June 16, 2015

      ‘Direct investors’ a growing force in private markets

      Private equity executives are rarely fazed by anyone on their way to turning lots of investors’ fees, and plenty of...

    10. June 15, 2015

      Tech prodigy eyes $40m in drive for sleep sensor start-up

      London-born tech entrepreneur James Proud skipped college to move to San Francisco as a teenager. Now, less than a year...

    11. June 12, 2015

      Libya wealth fund factions seek common cause in bank lawsuits

      Lawyers representing two opposing factions of the Libyan Investment Authority are to apply to the High Court for a...

    12. June 9, 2015

      Qatar buys $1bn stake in Hong Kong energy trust from Li Ka-shing

      The power generation group controlled by tycoon Li Ka-shing is selling a 16.5 per cent stake in its Hong Kong...

    13. June 8, 2015

      Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds fear inflow decline

      More than a third of Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds expect new funding to decrease as the region adjusts to a...

    14. June 7, 2015

      Lower oil price erodes sovereign wealth funds

      Sovereign wealth funds had their best ever year in 2014 in terms of asset increases, but the falling oil price is...

    15. May 27, 2015

      Norway oil fund plans to withdraw from coal-burning utilities

      Norway’s $916bn oil fund will consider pulling billions of dollars of investments out of coal in a move that threatens...

    16. May 20, 2015

      Global state investors shift into property

      Big public sector investors are joining the global property boom with plans to shift significant funds into real estate...

    17. May 3, 2015

      Nordea blacklists Boeing over nuclear arms

      Boeing has been blacklisted by the largest Nordic fund company over concerns that the civil and defence aerospace group...

    18. April 29, 2015

      Norway’s sovereign oil fund earns more than government spends

      Norway’s $916bn oil fund on Wednesday trumpeted its best-ever quarterly return, boosted by monetary stimulus in Europe...

    19. April 28, 2015

      Singapore rig builders feel impact of oil price slide

      Problems in the Brazilian and Mexican oil industries unleashed by the plunge in crude prices have ensnared two pillars...

    20. April 15, 2015

      Norway oil fund begins policy of revealing how it votes

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

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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....

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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