Posts tagged with ‘GIC’

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Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund’s $1.6 billion Profit on Citigroup

September 24, 2009

Looks like the buy and hold strategy worked out for Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, after it notched a $1.6 billion profit on a partial sale of its Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) stake. The Government of Singapore Investment Corp., or GIC reduced its holding of Citi to 5% from 9%, exchanging its $6.88 billion of convertible preferred […]

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Sovereign Funds back in business?

June 23, 2009

The sovereign-wealth funds are stirring. After going quiet as markets crashed and some high-profile investments in U.S. financial companies went awry, the huge pools of capital are back doing deals.

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Ex-Lehman, GIC Managers Fuel Asia Hedge-Fund Industry Renewal

June 12, 2009

Former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Government of Singapore Investment Corp. traders are among an estimated 32 hedge-fund startups in Asia that are offering strategies beyond equities, after a record 180 funds closed in the region during last year’s global markets rout.