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    1. August 24, 2016

      Canada quietly treads radical path on pensions

      Half a decade ago, the top brass of New York City’s comptroller’s office hopped on a plane to learn from a Canadian...

    2. August 24, 2016

      China tech centres give Silicon Valley run for money

      The Chinese tech centres of Shenzhen and Hangzhou have given Silicon Valley a run for its money for the first time....

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    1. August 17, 2016

      Oslo ruffles feathers as it taps Norway’s oil fund

      This year will prove to be a watershed for the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund as, for the first time in two...

    2. August 17, 2016

      Brexit takes toll on Norwegian sovereign wealth fund

      Britain’s vote to leave the EU has hit Norway’s $890bn oil fund, as managers announced on Wednesday that they had...

    3. Fast FT

      August 17, 2016

      Norway's wealth fund - key points

      Norway’s $890bn oil fund – the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund – eked a 1.3 per cent return in the second...

    4. Fast FT

      August 17, 2016

      Norway sovereign wealth fund returns 1.3% profit

      Norway’s $890bn oil fund eked out a small positive return in the second quarter, overcoming the market turmoil...

    5. August 9, 2016

      DoJ’s kleptocracy unit faces 1MDB test

      When Malaysia set up a government-owned investment fund in 2009, the idea was to raise money for energy, real estate...

    6. FT Alphaville

      August 8, 2016

      Of $40 oil and forced SWF selling

      You know who doesn’t like a falling oil price? Sovereign wealth funds for countries dependent on high oil prices and in...

    7. August 3, 2016

      Shareholders thwart Kazakh state oil group's plan

      Kazakhstan’s state oil company has been defeated in its attempt to tighten control over its London-listed subsidiary...

    8. August 2, 2016

      Malaysia forfeits US support with 1MDB graft

      The US Justice Department’s decision to seize more than $1bn in assets allegedly stolen from Malaysia’s sovereign...

    9. Fast FT

      August 1, 2016

      Uber plans merger with Chinese rival Didi

      Uber is planning to merge its Chinese operations with rival Didi Chuxing, throwing in the towel on its costly battle...

    10. July 31, 2016

      Kazakh state oil company deal facing defeat

      Kazakhstan’s state oil company looks increasingly likely to be defeated in its attempt to tighten control over its...

    11. July 31, 2016

      Malaysia anti-graft chief quits job early

      The head of Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency, who doggedly investigated prime minister Najib Razak’s finances along...

    12. July 31, 2016

      Sovereign wealth funds stop coming to the rescue

      Sovereign wealth funds are investing less money directly than at any time in the past five years. This marks the end of...

    13. July 29, 2016

      Week in Review, July 30

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Sales rebound gives luxury brands...

    14. July 29, 2016

      LIA-Goldman courtroom clash enters final straight

      It is a heady tale of prostitutes, multimillion dollar trades and rainmakers at the world’s most powerful investment...

    15. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys 20% of Investcorp

      Bahrain-based Investcorp said Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Company had agreed to acquire a 20 per cent interest in...

    16. July 27, 2016

      Singapore wealth fund’s performance falls to three-year low

      Low interest rates, high asset valuation and political instability were expected to bring down returns for the...

    17. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Senior JPMorgan dealmaker leaves for LionTree

      One of JPMorgan Chase’s most senior dealmakers is leaving the US bank to join LionTree, the telecoms and media-focused...

    18. July 27, 2016

      Deloitte becomes third auditor in a row to quit scandal-hit 1MDB

      Deloitte has resigned as auditor of 1Malaysia Development Berhad, as the scandal surrounding the Malaysian state...

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      July 26, 2016

      Real, not illusory justice when returning stolen assets

      At a July 20 news conference announcing charges that a group – allegedly linked to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak...

    20. July 26, 2016

      Saudis in $1.3bn bid for Grosvenor House and Plaza hotels

      A consortium of Saudi and UK family wealth funds has launched a $1.3bn bid for London’s Grosvenor House Hotel plus...

    21. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      Saudis in $1.3bn bid for Grosvenor House, Plaza hotels

      A consortium of Saudi and UK family wealth funds has submitted a $1.3bn bid for London’s Grosvenor House Hotel — plus...

    22. July 25, 2016

      Singapore vows more ‘intrusive’ bank probes after 1MDB scandal

      Singapore’s regulator has vowed more “intrusive” inspections of banks over money-laundering after admitting that the...

    23. July 24, 2016

      The week’s news in brief: July 25

      • The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the second-largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, has brought more of its...

    24. July 21, 2016

      Goldman Sachs under spotlight in 1MDB complaint

      Goldman Sachs’s work for a Malaysian sovereign investment fund has come under fresh scrutiny now that US prosecutors...

    25. July 21, 2016

      Blackstone’s assets under management hit record high of $356bn

      Blackstone, the world’s biggest alternative investment manager, expanded its empire to record size in the second...

    26. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Blackstone profit tops forecast, AUM hits record high

      Blackstone, the world’s biggest alternative investment manager, expanded its empire to record size in the second...

    27. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      UBS, StanChart, DBS face actions by MAS

      Singapore’s regulator will take “firm regulatory actions” against UBS, Standard Chartered and DBS bank for serious...

    28. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Temasek proposes buyout of Singapore rail operator

      Singapore’s state investment fund Temasek has proposed a buyout of SMRT, Singapore’s biggest public transit operator by...

    29. July 20, 2016

      Abu Dhabi wealth fund goes in house

      Abu Dhabi’s main sovereign wealth fund has brought more of its portfolio buying activity in house as it seeks greater...

    30. July 18, 2016

      SocGen seeks delay to trial of LIA lawsuit

      Société Générale has argued that the trial of a $1.5bn UK High Court case brought against it by Libya’s sovereign...

    31. July 15, 2016

      Ireland can conjure a pot of sovereign wealth gold

      We are told that the Irish economy grew by 26 per cent in 2015. Fortune is indeed looking up in Ireland: unemployment...

    32. July 15, 2016

      MBK Partners makes $1.4bn pitch for Accordia Golf

      South Korea’s MBK Partners has approached one of Japan’s biggest golf course owners with a buyout offer despite elderly...

    33. July 13, 2016

      KazMunaiGas sweetens offer for London-listed unit

      National Company KazMunaiGas has sweetened its offer to buy out minority shareholders in its London-listed subsidiary...

    34. July 13, 2016

      Kazmunaigas increases offer for subsidiary shares

      Kazmunaigas has sweetened its offer to minority shareholders in its London-listed subsidiary after pressure from...

    35. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Russia sells diamond stake to plug budget gap

      Russia’s government completed the sale of a stake in diamond miner Alrosa for Rbs52bn ($800m), the first in a planned...

    36. July 10, 2016

      Aeroflot says privatisation will not fly

      Aeroflot’s chief executive has warned against privatising the Russian airline, as it seeks to maintain vital domestic...

    37. July 10, 2016

      Sovereign wealth funds steer clear of direct investment

      Sovereign wealth funds have retreated from investing directly in companies over fears about the valuations of private...

    38. July 5, 2016

      Goldman took on LIA official’s brother as intern

      The brother of a top Libyan official was taken on as an intern at Goldman Sachs despite the fact he was “unsuitable”...

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