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9 April 2014

Temasek launches private equity co-investment fund

singapore_skyscraper_170 Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek has launched Astrea II, a co-investment private equity vehicle.

31 March 2014

Temasek launches London office

London taxis Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek has launched its first European office.

24 March 2014

Temasek in talks to sell buyout funds stakes to Ardian

singapore_skyscraper_170 Singapore's sovereign wealth fund Temasek is reportedly looking to sell $1bn worth of stakes in its leveraged buyout funds to French private equity firm Ardian.

11 February 2014

Private equity takes note as pension fund assets set for growthp

The private equity industry looks set to benefit from a mounting pension fund capital based, with pension fund assets set to grow by 6.6 per cent a year to reach $56.5tn by 2020 - from a 2012 total of $33.9tn.

13 September 2013

Temasek appoints CITIC executive Wu Yibing as head for China

yibing Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek has appointed Wu Yibing as head of its Chinese operations to replace Ding Wei, who will now serve as advisory senior director for China.

11 September 2013

New government plans changes to Norway’s $750bn oil fund

The new Norwegian government plans to change the structure of the country’s $750bn oil fund.

30 August 2013

Private capital still needs encouragement to invest in developing countriesp

Private investment opportunities in developing countries are often perceived as overly risky or uncertain for the majority of investors and innovative instruments are required to help stimulate private flows.

5 August 2013

US medical device company ConforMIS extends $168m Series E round

news_knee_replacement_sml US medical device company ConforMIS has expanded its Series E financing to $167.7m with investment from unnamed sovereign wealth funds, government investment funds and private rquity funds in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

23 July 2013

Temasek names ex-MP and union leader Lim chairman

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek has named former minister Lim Boon Heng its new chairman to succeed Suppiah Dhanabalan, who is retiring after leading the fund for 17 years.

11 July 2013

RDIF expands advisory board with heads of three sovereign wealth funds

moscow 7_sq The state-backed Russian Direct Investment Fund has expanded its international advisory board with three new members to strengthen ties with sovereign wealth funds.

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