SWFS

AcronymDefinition
SWFSStephen Wise Free Synagogue (New York)
SWFSSeafarer's Welfare Fund Society (India)
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The main purpose is to focus attention on how African SWFs contribute to their continent's development.
Asian sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have played an important role as engines of development and economic growth in the past 50 years.
Thus, most SWFs have been established in countries that are endowed with natural resources with oil-related funds constituting the most predominant group.
The report, entitled The rising attractiveness of alternative asset classes for Sovereign Wealth Funds, finds that, despite SWFs facing adverse conditions since 2014 when asset growth began to stall as a result of falling oil prices, total assets under management still grew to $7.4 trillion in 2016, albeit at a slower pace than prior years.
The technology industry has spawned some of the world's most valuable companies whose innovations have reverberated throughout society; and now, they have even begun to pique the interest of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs)--a branch of finance perhaps least expected to get behind the business of technology.
Jalan said that with the help of IBMC, they have met 18 SWFs in the UAE and the amount of funds coming through SWFs is approximately $650 million.
This is the case and a common practice among other SWFs; for example, nations that prioritise improving and driving the digital and innovation agenda should look towards investment in companies that can be of support,AaAaAeA{AaAe Scortecci said.
CBRE said in line with previous years, the sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) remain the main source of capital for investments from the Middle East.
The investments made through the SWFs are effectively a way for those countries to diversify and become less reliant on a single stream of income.
Given the increasing capital involvement of SWFs within a wide range of asset classes globally, a further understanding of the broader aspects of their investment activity seems to be needed, including the consequences of asset allocation in capital markets as well as in individual listed companies.
One paper examines how SWFs are keeping up with financial markets in the aftermath of the financial crisis.