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Start me up: Small Palestinian Sovereign Fund Targets Development

Start me up: Small Palestinian Sovereign Fund Targets Development

While most other, much larger, sovereign wealth funds invest heavily abroad in a bid to spread risk and maximise returns, the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) is focused on developing the local economy.

April 8, 2012 11:23
 
MENA M&As survive on mid-size deals and SWFs

MENA M&As survive on mid-size deals and SWFs

Modest recovery is expected in mergers and acquisitions across MENA next year, with most driven by mid-size restructuring. Not a bad start for 2012, but not great either.

September 26, 2011 12:25
 
Rising foreign investment fuels EU vetting debate

Rising foreign investment fuels EU vetting debate

Top EU officials request committee to vet foreign bids; EU states, diplomats indicate they will oppose plan; Emerging southern economies gain weight on FDI stage.

March 9, 2011 12:17
 
Mideast upheaval signals sovereign fund rethink

Mideast upheaval signals sovereign fund rethink

World markets could be disrupted as the management of windfall oil wealth changes in the face of mass social unrest.

March 2, 2011 1:21
 

Carlyle sees Mideast fundraising as “complicated”

Washington, D.C.-based Carlyle has nearly $90 billion under management.

October 19, 2010 1:29
 

‘Secretive’ ADIA opens the door… a bit

Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund publishes first annual review, including a breakdown of its portfolio by class – but doesn’t disclose the value of its assets.

March 15, 2010 6:40
 
SWFs are back… not that they ever went away

SWFs are back… not that they ever went away

Sovereign wealth funds hold a cool $3 trillion in assets. Some say they’re set to become more vocal and activist after being ‘missing in action’ during the tough times. But they never stopped investing.

February 5, 2010 1:58
 

Sovereign wealth funds may reach $8 trillion by 2015

Capital managed by global Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) has…

November 18, 2009 4:13
 
We get to choose

We get to choose

US losses are not deterring sovereign wealth funds from investing abroad, but don’t expect us to bail out collapsing firms, says Kuwait investment chief.

September 23, 2008 3:36