Five SWF Investment Trends for 2014

January 22, 2014 by Loch Adamson

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The fourth quarter of 2013 lit up the markets as sovereign wealth funds delivered their busiest three-month period of mergers and acquisitions activity for the year. Looking ahead to 2014, we see five clear investment trends that sovereign funds are likely to pursue over the coming months: European Infrastructure Credit and Distressed Debt China-Focused Investments Commercial Real Estate Partnerships and Co-Investments European Infrastructure With bond yields sinking to new lows and sky-high equity valuations offering limited growth potential, sovereign wealth funds are increasingly focused on allocating capital to real assets, primarily in commercial property and infrastructure. The advantages of such assets are clear. Property and infrastructure investments offer robust pricing provisions and stable, long-term cash flows that are not strongly correlated with public equity or bond markets, providing good portfolio diversification. Although many sovereign wealth funds are experienced real estate investors, few of them have deployed as much…

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