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  1. Temasek-like sovereign fund 'not for HK'

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... executive earlier this year, Leung Chun-ying suggested setting up a Temasek-like state-owned investment fund to invest Hong Kong's reserves in local businesses to boost the city's economy. ... annual average return from Temasek since its establishment in 1974. But the Exchange Fund's returns are more stable. 'A sovereign fund is not a magic wand,' Chan said, adding ...

  2. CCB deal threatens Temasek BOC bid

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu and Anette Jonsson Singapore firm may forsake earlier agreement or set new precedent for foreign stakes in China banks Temasek Holdings' ability to secure a stake in Bank ... a minority shareholder in China Minsheng Banking Corporation, Temasek aims to become a shareholder in a third Chinese lender. This challenges a new unwritten rule limiting a single foreign investor ...

  3. Temasek eyes China Pacific in thorny talks

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu Singapore's government-backed Temasek Holdings and private equity fund Primus Pacific Partners are among several investors in talks to buy a stake in China Pacific Insurance ... Life Insurance to a Carlyle Group-led consortium, sources said yesterday. Temasek has just entered the preliminary talks and has yet to specify the size of the stake it is seeking, market ...

  4. Asian Citrus raises HK$1.5b in placement

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Asian Citrus Holdings yesterday agreed to place 175 million shares to eight independent third parties at HK$8.88 per share. They include Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings and Hopu Investment, a mainland fund backed by Temasek and Goldman Sachs. The net proceeds of the placement is estimated at HK$1.51 billion. The placement price is at a 17.8 per ...

  5. How to dispel doubts over sovereign funds

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... will be run along strictly commercial lines. Meanwhile, managers of Temasek Holdings, the Singapore government's US$108 billion investment vehicle, have launched a discreet charm offensive aimed at persuading critics that it should be treated just like any other private equity company. Yet, convincing sceptics there are no hidden agendas will be next to impossible. Consider Temasek. Formerly ...

  6. Carlyle wants SAFE to invest in fund

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, is quietly lobbying big government institutions in Beijing, including the capital-rich State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), to get them t ...

  7. UBS buys into BOC in co-operation pact

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... next year. A Royal Bank of Scotland-led consortium and Singapore government-backed Temasek Holdings earlier agreed to take a 10 per cent stake each in BOC for US$3.1 billion. Temasek would also ...

  8. Chinese buyers shopping for prime NY sites

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li in New York sandy.li@scmp.com Chinese investors are splashing out billions of US dollars in New York as they bet the city's turbulent property investment market will rebound. Prices of commercial properties in the city have plunged by more t ...

  9. Everyone wants to talk to the man with the money

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Singapore's Temasek Holdings, it will not operate like Temasek. One big difference is that Temasek operates entirely according to market forces, paying highly competitive salaries for first-rate ...

  10. Sovereign funds urged to adopt code of conduct

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in these lenders. The latest move was by Singapore's Temasek Holdings, which will invest as much as US$5 billion in Merrill Lynch. This came after Citigroup said in November that Abu Dhabi would invest ... to buy assets for which they had to pay a premium. Mr Davies said the bank already had two sovereign wealth fund shareholders, including Temasek, which now holds about 18 per cent. He said the US ...




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