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26 March 2014

Mubadala, CDC partner for €300m French joint venture

Abu Dhabi investment group Mubadala Development has partnered with state-backed investor Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) to establish a €300m fund to invest in France.

26 February 2014

Sovereign wealth assets power past $6tn mark for first timep

dollar large_sq Global sovereign wealth fund assets have surged to $6.3tn in the past few months, marking the first time the amount has passed the $6tn point.

24 February 2014

Spain’s €1.2bn Fondo ICO Global prepares to back eight more early-stage funds

spain spanish flag The €1.2bn Spain-backed fund of funds Fondo ICO Global has launched its second tender process to inject capital into growth and venture capital funds.

20 February 2014

Blackstone, GIC draw closer to $750m deal for Kronos minority stake

US private equity firm Blackstone Group and Singapore sovereign wealth investor GIC are close to a deal for a minority stake in human resources software business Kronos.

14 February 2014

Norway’s $830bn sovereign wealth fund urged to take on more risk

Norway’s $830bn sovereign wealth fund needs to diversify its investment exposure, with returns dwindling and spending increasing over recent years, according to Oeystein Olsen, governor of Norges Bank, which manages the Fund.

27 January 2014

Quilvest adds three institutional mandates as part of $1.5bn capital raise in 2013

Global wealth manager Quilvest raised $1.3bn towards its private equity investment strategy in 2013, including mandates from two global sovereign wealth fund and one pension fund.

9 December 2013

Investor enquiries expected to bloom in Africa’s burgeoning private equity industryp

There is expected to be a "marked uptick" in investor enquiries in Africa, as LPs look to benefit from the key macro trends which are expected to underpin continued positive GDP growth across the continent.

11 November 2013

Temasek leads investment in Chinese baby milk company Yashili

Investors including Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek have acquired a $213m ownership stake in Chinese baby milk company Yashili International Holdings.

22 October 2013

Rapid growth sees sovereign wealth assets approach record $6tn markp

crown-sovereign-gold Global sovereign wealth fund assets are within a hair’s breadth of breaking the $6tn mark for the first time according to new data, highlighting the LP type’s increasing impact on global investment markets.

7 October 2013

IDG, Temasek-backed I Got Games plans $123m Hong Kong IPO

mobile phone4 Venture capital and sovereign wealth-backed mobile game developer I Got Games is said to be eyeing up to HK$950m ($123m) from a Hong Kong IPO.

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