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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London London skyscraper goes into receivership, with HK$7b landmark set to attract offers from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia The Gherkin is plunged ... of London landmark is likely to be put up for sale shortly and is expected to attract offers of more than £550 million (HK$7.1 billion) from Middle Eastern and Asian sovereign wealth funds ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland's pro-independence leaders bet on oil as rivals say wells in decline

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by WASHPOST

    ... Yet Norway- with a trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund that is the envy of Europe- has had a crucial 20-year head start. "Aberdeen is a bubble," said Robbie Tennent, 24, ... The Washington Post in Aberdeen Pro-independence advocates promise funds for schools, health care and social welfare as rivals claim oil boom is over and reserves in decline ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Salmond clashes with Cameron over North Sea oil cash ahead of Scotland referendum

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:23pm by AFP

    ... voters of the economic case to stay in the union. Salmond, who wants to create a sovereign wealth fund from oil receipts in the way that Norway has, insisted control of North Sea resources would ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Possible Chinese role in nuclear project raises alarm in Britain

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... state-run businesses playing a key role in sensitive Western energy infrastructure. The overtures to Beijing's state corporations- as well as to Middle Eastern sovereign-wealth funds- come ... in the project. As we approach our final investment decision, it is right to consider funding options, including seeking additional partners," said an EDF spokesman. Mark Pritchard, a Conservative MP ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Investors flock to Britain's market for student rental housing

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... containing as many as 4,000 beds with Government of Singapore Investment Corporation's real-estate unit. Unite and the sovereign wealth fund will invest a total of £330 million in the venture. ... Bloomberg in London Drawn by the potential for better returns than in Britain's regular rental market, fund managers are betting big on higher education Investors flock to student ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lloyds banker bearish on London's luxury property market

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 07:34am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London Lloyds executive says top-performing British sector due for correction Banker bearish on London's luxury market Lloyds Banking Group plans to avoid funding ... as investors, particularly from overseas, snapped up houses and flats in the capital to shield wealth from political and economic instability. Annual home-price gains in Britain beat increases ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Privately educated British cabinet minister slams concentration of privilege in government

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... on to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Cameron is regularly accused of being out of touch with voters because of his background and wealth, claims bolstered by the fact that two thirds ... government took office in May 2010, Gove has been pushing through reforms to give more independence to publicly funded schools, which has put him on a collision course with teaching unions. ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    China conservationist Li Quan and husband 'abused tiger charity cash'

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:07pm by Peter Simpson

    ... share of their wealth. She claimed to the court he had access to the trust via a "back door" and that the charity funded their personal expenditure. "We were using the money ... Peter Simpson in London Conservationist from China wants more out of her divorce, saying her husband tricked her into thinking donations were theirs Couple used charity cash to fund ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson is 'tax exile for health reasons'

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:57pm by The Guardian

    ... Branson said he planned to spend his remaining years on Necker for the sake of his health rather than to protect his bank balance. “I have been very fortunate to accumulate so much wealth in my ... Smith, a spokesman for UK Uncut, which campaigns for a greater tax contribution from corporations. “I don’t see any difference between him and a hedge fund manager. He is quite happy to take from ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Half of new homebuyers in London market are foreigners

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in Britain's capital last year, a 25 per cent increase from 2011, broker Jones Lang LaSalle said. London has cemented its status as a haven for foreign wealth, with home buying stoking property prices ... demand from international investors," Adam Challis, head of residential research at Jones Lang said. "Since development funding from banks declined due to the market downturn, ...



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