Hunger Games – Food, Italy, and the appetite of Sovereign Investors

by Francesco Galietti This note is meant to provide an initial overview of what seems to be a rethinking of Italy’s

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Debating Investment Management Fees – Will This Time be Different?

by Patrick J. Schena In recent months there has been considerable focus in the global investment community directed on the

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Mumtalakat and Bahrain’s National Economic Strategy – Straddling Performance and Liquidity (Case Study)

by Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi “Mumtalakat: Straddling Performance and Liquidity” is an interdisciplinary case, intended for use as a pedagogical tool,

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Sovereign Wealth Funds – ESADEgeo Annual Report 2013

by Javier Santiso ESADEgeo’s new report, Sovereign Wealth Funds 2013, shows the decline in direct investments experienced by SWFs in 2012:

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Into the institutional Void – Managing the Sovereign Wealth of Emerging Economies

by Eliot Kalter, Patrick J. Schena The goal of this note is to offer an analytical overview of the roles and investment

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Financing the Expansion of Global Energy – The Role of SWF Investment as Strategic Private Equity

by Patrick J. Schena By any measure, the role of the energy sector in any economy has strategic implications for

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Complying with the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rules

by Christopher Cunningham, Josh Gaul On August 22, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted new rules (the

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The Geographic Challenges of Establishing Sovereign Wealth Funds in Frontier Markets (Case Study)

by Adam B. Robbins Introduction Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) face numerous, complex challenges in their establishment and growth. Like any investor,

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Hunter or Prey: Only Time Will Tell

by Francesco Galietti Historically, Italy has been a recipient of investments by SWFs long before SWFs became a topic for scholars

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The Vultures vs. The Delinquent Sovereign – The Fight over Argentine Bonds in NML Capital Limited vs. Republic of Argentina

by Kiran H. Mehta, Thomas F. Holt, Kristen L. Schneider In 2001, the Republic of Argentina defaulted on over $100 billion

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Institutional Investor Asset Management in Low Return / High Risk World

by Dr. Eliot Kalter Dr. Eliot Kalter’s Presentation to the State Street Middle East client retreat, 26-27 February, 2013 Table of

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