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  1. State funds not missing, just wearing camouflage

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Amid all the global market mayhem, the collapses and the rescues of this week, some of the biggest financial players in the world- sovereign wealth funds- have been ... that they resorted to covert operations. With an estimated US$3 trillion under management, much of it unallocated, sovereign funds have emerged as key players in world markets over the last couple of years. ...

  2. Temasek puts its faith in mainland banks

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Singaporean sovereign wealth fund Temasek says the big mainland lenders should be able to weather recent rate liberalisation but warns that the banks, in which ... in the next few years. Citing the US economy as a key destabilising factor, Curl said the fund had little exposure to the US market except for agriculture and energy, and had 'no position' ...

  3. State wealth fund steps in to aid banks

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Central Huijin Investment, an arm of the mainland's sovereign wealth fund, will buy shares in the nation's four biggest banks ... fund-raising schemes spread. Mainland banks pumped an unprecedented 9.6 trillion yuan (HK$11.68 million) in loans into the economy in 2009 to help fund the country's stimulus projects. A big ...

  4. ABC's record-breaking deal no triumph for ordinary investors

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds especially, have emerged as a major force recently in supporting big mainland issues like ABC's, not all of them are entirely happy about ... not bother ABC's sovereign wealth fund investors. In spending 'somebody else's money on somebody else', as economist Milton Friedman put it, they are not overly concerned ...

  5. Everbright reduces bad loan load

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it received a US$2.8 billion capital injection from Central Huijin Investment, a state investment agency under China's sovereign wealth fund. Everbright Bank's bailout follows the model used ...

  6. Agricultural Bank IPO to set world record

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... earmarked 95 per cent of the H shares for institutional investors, with only 5 per cent for retail investors. It was reported that sovereign wealth funds such as Kuwait Investment Authority and Hong ... while other Middle East and Asian wealth funds are expected to step in as cornerstone investors. Debt-laden Agricultural Bank was bailed out by the central government at the end of 2008. Its ...

  7. Huadian hopes to clear the air

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... players bar one (a unit of General Electric of the United States), with not an institutional fund manager, sovereign wealth fund or tycoon in sight. The fact the deal was largely pre-sold goes ... measure for assessing the price of IPOs. It is the price of the share divided by earnings by share. The company will use the funds raised for new projects, acquisitions and debt repayment. ...

  8. China Everbright to try 3rd time lucky

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for investors. China's US$300 billion sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corp, oil and gas major China Petrochemical (also known as Sinopec) and EIG Global Energy Partners together have ... in a tough market, where cash-starved companies would also be competing for funds. China Everbright Bank's first attempted to list A shares in Shanghai and H shares in Hong Kong in 2010. ...

  9. China Life buys Visa IPO shares for US$300m

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and sovereignty would be at threat,' Mr Lai said. The administration of President George Bush is known to be wary of acquisitions by cash-flush mainland companies and sovereign wealth funds, which US ... institutions. Shares of Blackstone Group, the world's largest private equity firm, have fallen 48 per cent since a mainland sovereign fund bought into it in June last year. The share price ...

  10. Beijing running out of options

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... worth of shares in the nation's biggest banks. But analysts said yesterday there may be little more the government can do to prop up shares. Huijin, part of the mainland's sovereign wealth fund, pledged to increase holdings in the mainland's big four lenders- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, China Construction Bank and Agricultural Bank of China- ...




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