This brief Follow the Money podcast covers a number of noteworthy events affecting global institutional investors in the last two weeks. I do a recap on the Public Investor 100 for 2016, our 4th annual list. I briefly touch on proposed allocation changes at Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, while talking about recent large deals in real assets. I also bring up how Russia continues to build geopolitical ties in the Eastern Hemisphere.
0:45 Public Investor 100 – 2016 – Quick Recap
2:30 Updates on Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund
3:45 CalPERS Invests in Las Vegas Strip Property
4:00 Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Makes Two Big Infrastructure Transactions
5:27 Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund Embarks on Operational Changes
7:35 Sovereign Wealth Fund Direct Deals: Before and After the Brexit Vote
9:00 Russia and India Get a Little Closer, Oil Deals