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Practical Guide to Sovereign Wealth Funds

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ISBN13: 9781843745778
Published: December 2008
Publisher: Euromoney Institutional Investor
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £175.00

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As global economic power shifts from the West to the East and recent investments in well-known Western institutions have propelled sovereign wealth funds into the public eye, this new title written by Adnan Hassan, a former Senior Advisor of the World Bank Group, highlights the importance of sovereign wealth funds.

This much-needed practical guide covers everything you need to further your understanding of SWFs and place them in the wider economic and political context.

Benefits of A Practical Guide to Sovereign Wealth Funds;

  • It provides a customised insight for SWFs, fund managers, service providers and regulators/policy-makers.
  • It provides geographical analysis, definitions and approaches.
  • It discusses the benefits and problems of sovereign wealth funds.
  • It ranks the top sovereign wealth funds (such as Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, China Investment Corporation, Government Pension Fund - Global Norway, among others), important players in the industry and their objectives.
  • Contains a global list of funds.
  • Uses practical steps to enable you to profit from the SWF phenomena.
  • Looks at the past, present and future SWFs.
  • Holds useful contacts.
Topics covered include:
  • The rise of SWFs.
  • The objectives of SWFs.
  • The benefits of SWFs.
  • How firms can profit from SWF phenomena.
  • What lies ahead?