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Tech, property lead deal-making by sovereign funds in 2017: Report

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have about $7.5 trillion under management globally

Reuters  |  London 

Technology and real estate investments led deal-making by sovereign funds in 2016 and the first half of 2017 according to a report published on Wednesday, with six funds accounting for over 70 percent of transactions. Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), which reinvest surpluses from commodity exports or trade, have about $7.5 trillion under management globally. In recent years they have increased their exposure to unlisted assets in pursuit of higher returns, although some funds are now hitting upper limits on their allocations. The IE Business School's latest annual Sovereign ...

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 09:58 IST
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