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SWFs under Pressure: No Panic Selling Yet

Sep 15th, 2015 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Strategies, Institutional Investing, Alpha Strategies

Sovereigns and their politicians are looking over the shoulders of the managers of their sovereign wealth funds. This is a pain in the neck for the latter, but it may mean opportunity for their counterparties. Read More


EDHEC: SWFs and Their Implicit Liabilities

Apr 15th, 2012 | Filed under: Institutional Investing, Alpha Strategies, Forex

SWFs are distinct from pension funds at least in this sense, there are broadly speaking no explicit liabilities. There is no ongoing schedule of payments an SWF is responsible for making, for example. Nonetheless, there are clearly implicit liabilities. On this the point nearly all (92 percent) of survey respondents concurred, saying that implicit liabilities, arising from the objectives of the fund, must be taken into account in managers’ plans.Read More