SWF-Edge News and Information Dashboard

Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about SWFs, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved SWFs in general as well as the activities of specific SWFs and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo for subscribers (which are permanently maintained).

Sovereign Wealth Fund News
India's Zomato in talks to raise $100 million after U.S. acquisition   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- investing.com - India's rapidly growing Internet- and mobile-based companies have attracted billions of dollars in funding in the last couple of years from foreign investors including Japan's SoftBank Corp and...
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CIMB and RHB Said Planning to Scrap Biggest Malaysian Merger   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Aabar Investments PJSC
- Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg - That method was seen as a way to overcome potential opposition from RHBâs second-largest shareholder, îAabar Investmentsî PJSC, which paid 10.80 ringgit a share when it bought...
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China's Alibaba To Buy Stake Worth $550 Milliom In India's One97 Communications: Sources   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- businessinsider.in - Foreign investors including Japan's SoftBank Corp 9984.T> and îTemasekî îHoldingsî Pvt Ltd [TEM.UL] have invested billions of dollars in Indian e-commerce firms. In October,...
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Canary Wharf owner Songbird Estates scorns Qatar bid   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- BBC - îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA) and US investor Brookfield Property Partners made the offer. Shareholders have until 29 January to accept or reject it. QIA owns 29% of Songbird. It will have to persuade the...
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Colonial Set to Spend After Housekeeping Sparked Rebound   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Bloomberg - Colonialâs management reorganized the companyâs finances and shareholder structure last year, raising 1.26 billion euros from new investors including îQatar Investment Authorityî and the Villar...
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China's Alibaba to buy $550 mln stake in One97 Communications - sources   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- Reuters - Foreign investors including Japan's SoftBank Corp (9984.T) and îTemasekî îHoldingsî Pvt Ltd [TEM.UL] have invested billions of dollars in Indian e-commerce firms. In October, SoftBank said it...
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Marka to turn profitable in Q4, looks for acquisitions   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Istithmar World - Dubai
- Trade Arabia - In December, Marka said it had agreed to buy sporting goods firm Retailcorp from îIstithmarî World, a unit of state-owned conglomerate Dubai World for Dh220 million ($60 million). Marka's listing ended...
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Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Closes European Fund   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : PGGM – Asset Managers for Pension Funds
- GlobeNewswire - Prior to joining LLCP, Mr. Snoeijers was a director at îPGGMî, one of Europe's largest institutional investors. He helped manage a EUR 2bn per-annum private equity investment program and served on the...
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Marka sees profits in Q4, 5 acquisitions in 2015   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Istithmar World - Dubai
- Emirates247 - Addressing the media in Dubai on Monday, Nick Peel forecast that the company â which last year acquired Retailcorp from Dubai World entity îIstithmarî for Dh220 million, will be profitable in the...
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Canary Wharf Owner Urges Investors to Reject Takeover Bid   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Deal Book - Last month, the îQatar Investment Authorityî and Brookfield made a final offer for Songbird Estates, which has a controlling stake in the Canary Wharf Group. The all-cash bid for all of Songbirdâs...
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Alibaba to buy stake worth $550 million in One97 Communications: report   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- Tech2 - Foreign investors including Japanâs SoftBank Corp and îTemasekî îHoldingsî Pvt Ltd have invested billions of dollars in Indian e-commerce firms. In October, SoftBank said it would invest...
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Marka expects to be profitable by end of 2015   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Istithmar World - Dubai
- Zawya - We have no aspirations to secure and work with 50, 60 and 70 brands,â Peel said. The company agreed last year to acquire Retailcorp, a subsidiary of îIstithmarî World, which is part of government-owned...
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Saudi prince says oil price won't exceed $100 a barrel   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : National Fund [of Kazakhstan]
- Vestnik Kavkaza - With regard to foreign exchange reserves, it increased by 17% to $ 28.9 billion. The growth of assets of the îNational Fund of Kazakhstanî in foreign currency amounted to 3.91% with a total volume of...
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Zomato in talks to raise $100 mln after U.S. deal   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- Yahoo Finance - India's rapidly growing Internet- and mobile-based companies have attracted billions of dollars in funding in the last couple of years from foreign investors including Japan's SoftBank Corp and...
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Canary Wharf owner Songbird to rebuff Qatari bidders again   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- CITY A.M. - The îQatar Investment Authorityî, which has made the offer alongside Canadian firm Brookfield, already owns 26 per cent in Songbird but needs to win the backing from 50 per cent of shareholders for the...
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Marka on track for profit 18 months early   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Istithmar World - Dubai
- The National - Mr Peel said that last monthâs acquisition of the sports good retailer Retailcorp from government-owned îIstithmarî would bring in revenue and profit for Marka in the current year, ahead of the...
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Dubai Planet reaches agreement to extend $14.6bn debt   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Istithmar World - Dubai
- macroinsider.com - Entities Dubai Globe Group Finance Limited, îIstithmarî World Holdings LLC, îIstithmarî Globe PJSC and Port & Absolutely free Zone Globe FZE have acted as guarantors under the...
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Marka seeks to boost revenue with acquisitions   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Istithmar World - Dubai
- Gulf Daily News - In December, Marka said it had agreed to buy sporting goods firm Retailcorp from îIstithmarî World, a unit of state-owned conglomerate Dubai World for 220 million dirhams ($60m). Marka's listing...
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GIC sells its stake in Pakuwon Jati   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC)
- Opalesque Hedge Fund News - The îGovernment of Singapore Investment Corporationî, better known as GIC, sold its 4.9% stake in high-flying Indonesian real estate firm Pakuwon Jati for almost $90 million on Monday. The...
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Songbird response to offer document   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Stock Market Wire - StockMarketWire.com - Songbird's board has published its response to the offer document by îQatar Investment Authorityî and Brookfield Property Partners LP. The Songbird board believes the 350p per...
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Quebec turns to pension giant Caisse to help fund transit projects   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
- Globe and Mail - The îCaisse de dépôt et placement du Québecî is set to boost its bet on infrastructure under a new deal with Quebec that will see the pension fund take over...
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Songbird Recommends That Shareholders Reject Qatari Offer   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Businessweek - The management of Songbird Estates Plc (SBD), the developer that controls Londonâs Canary Wharf financial district, said shareholders should reject a takeover bid by îQatar Investment Authorityî...
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Zomato plans to raise $100 million after acquiring US-based Urbanspoon   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- Tech2 - Indiaâs rapidly growing Internet- and mobile-based companies have attracted billions of dollars in funding in the last couple of years from foreign investors including Japanâs SoftBank and...
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Zomato in talks to raise $100 million after US-based Urbanspoon acquisition   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- origin-businesstoday.intoday.in - Country's rapidly growing Internet- and mobile-based companies have attracted billions of dollars in funding in the last couple of years from foreign investors including Japan's SoftBank Corp and...
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Canary Wharf owner tells investors to reject $4 billion Qatar takeover   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Reuters - Songbird Estates Plc (SBDE.L) said the 350 pence per share cash offer from îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA) and U.S. investor Brookfield Property Partners LP (BPY.N) did not reflect the value of its...
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Canary Wharf owner rejects Qatar takeover bid   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Bdaily Business Network - Qatar, in the form of the îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA), and Canadian investment firm Brookfield, needs at least 50pc of shareholder support to enact a takeover. While the QIA already...
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Zomato in talks to raise $100 million   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- Times of India - India's rapidly growing internet â and mobile-based companies have attracted billions of dollars in funding in the last couple of years from foreign investors including Japan's SoftBank Corp and...
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Songbird board rejects Canary Wharf bid   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Financial Times - The board of Songbird Estates â the majority owner of east London business district Canary Wharf â has recommended that shareholders reject a £2.6bn takeover offer from Canadian property...
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Canary Wharf owner in call to reject bid   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Gulf Daily News - Songbird Estates said the 350 pence per share cash offer from îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA) and US investor Brookfield Property Partners did not reflect the value of its property of growth...
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China's Alibaba to Buy $550 Mln Stake in Indian Online Payment Firm   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- The New Indian Express - Foreign investors including Japan's SoftBank Corp and îTemasekî îHoldingsî Pvt Ltd have invested billions of dollars in Indian e-commerce firms. In October, SoftBank said it would...
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Fullerton India to open 50 branches this year   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- The Hindu Business Line - The arm of Fullerton Financial îHoldingsî Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-based îTemasekî îHoldingsî Pte Ltd, now has 404 branches across the country....
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Dubai World reaches agreement to extend $14.6bn debt   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Istithmar World - Dubai
- Gulf News - Entities Dubai World Group Finance Limited, îIstithmarî World Holdings LLC, îIstithmarî World PJSC and Port & Free Zone World FZE have acted as guarantors under the existing facility, Dubai...
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Songbird board publishes detailed rebuttal of Canary Wharf bid   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Property Week - Register today to get access to Propertyweek.com, the UK's number one source for commercial property news. As a registered user you are entitled to access four articles per month and you can also sign up for our...
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The 2G, 3G And 4G Wireless Network Infrastructure Market: 2014 -2020 -with An Evaluation Of WiFi And WiMAX   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Canadian Pension Plan (SPF)
- The Street - Telkomsel Indonesia Tellabs Tellion Tellumat Telrad Networks Telsey Telstra Telum Telus Telus Mobility Tempest Telecom Texas Christian University Texas Energy Network The îCanadian Pension Plan Investment...
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al Baker reiterates Qatar Airways interest in Indian LCC IndiGo   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
- Ch-aviation - But we have no plans to privatize for at least 10 years,â he said. The country's sovereign wealth fund, îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA), last year acquired stakes in its national airline owned...
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ETF: A new passage to India   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Canadian Pension Plan (SPF)
- Benefits Canada - Importantly, Indiaâs story is attracting attention from some of the worldâs biggest investorsâincluding the îCanadian Pension Plan Investment Boardî (CPPIB), which just opened an...
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Top Russian oil firm Rosneft repays around US$7 billion in debt   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : National Wealth Fund
- Buenos Aires Herald - But the government is yet to decide how much money to give from the îNational Wealth Fundî, resulting in speculation this month â denied by Rosneft â that it was buying foreign...
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A challenge that helps students land that first job   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : Canadian Pension Plan (SPF)
- Globe and Mail - With the first competition completed TalentEgg moved on to new challenges posed by Metro News Canada, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto, Travel Cuts, and the îCanadian Pension Plan Investment...
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On track for a weaker yuan in 2015   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) Investment Company (China)
- Opalesque Hedge Fund News - On 29 December, the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî (SAFE) in China released its statement of Chinaâs Net International Investment Position (IIP) for the third quarter of...
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China's forex regulator to fend off risks from cross-border capital flows   
(Tuesday - January 13, 2015) Associated Profiles : State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) Investment Company (China)
- Economic Times - The statement by the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî (SAFE) echoed the central bank, which said on Friday that it would quicken the pace of market-oriented interest rate reform and push...
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Attacks against 1MDB due to misunderstanding: New chief   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB, formerly known as Terengganu Investment Authority)
- dailyexpress.com.my - Alor Setar: Most of the controversies surrounding î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) have to do with misconceptions over the nature of the state-backed investment fund's business, said its new...
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Paytm now worth more than a billion dollars   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- Times of India - DELHI/ BENGALURU: Paytm may become the fastest Indian startup to get past the billion-dollar valuation mark with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Singapore-based îTemasekî îHoldingsî...
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AustralianSuper chief stands by industry super model   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : Future Fund (Australia)
- m.theaustralian.com.au - which was part of the îFuture Fundîâs $2bn proposal to buy stakes in several airports owned by the îAustralianî Infrastructure Fund. AustralianSuper has claimed its adversary...
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Maker of premium chairs for high profile people House of Furniture builds big dreams   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
- Economic Times - AHMEDABAD: HOF â House of Furniture. Not the coolest brand name. And this is a smallish brand â Rs 30 crore â owned by an Ahmedabad-based company. So, HOF is just one of those plain vanilla...
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Ascendas Property Fund   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : PGGM – Asset Managers for Pension Funds
- Economic Times - L&G, Dutch fund îPGGMî buy property fund unit trust for $562 million ET The trust holds 24 commercial properties located across Britain, including two prime London offices in Covent Garden and...
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Firms set to raise the roof on property deals   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : PGGM – Asset Managers for Pension Funds
- Financial News - L&G has also teamed up with Dutch pension manager îPGGMî to buy a property unit trust for £370 million on a yield of 6%. Investors are competing fiercely to buy property. New Scotland...
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1MDB police report man mulls quitting Umno   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB, formerly known as Terengganu Investment Authority)
- freemalaysiatoday.com - KUALA LUMPUR: Khairuddin Abu Hassan, a man very much in the news since he lodged a police report against î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), is contemplating resigning from Umno. âThis...
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"House auctioned' I don't know anything about it" - actress Umie Aida's husband   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB, formerly known as Terengganu Investment Authority)
- Astro Awani - Khairuddin sparked controversies after he lodged a police report against î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) and the risks the debt-ridden government-owned company is facing. Subsequent to this...
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New ownership of Canary Wharf under way   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : China Investment Corporation
- money-marketuk.com - In addition to QIA, other major investors include New York investor Simon Glick (25.9 per cent), îChina Investment Corporationî (18.8 per cent), and Morgan Stanley (8.5 per cent). So while the...
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AZN 5.1bn spent for social problems of refugees and IDPs over two decades   
(Monday - January 12, 2015) Associated Profiles : State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ)
- News - âOf this, 2.3 billion manats have been provided from the state budget, 1.8 billion manats by the îState Oil Fundî and 1 billion manats by international financial institutions and international...
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