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Investment Strategies of Institutional Investors: An International Comparison of Sovereign Pension and Social Security Reserve Funds

  • Alberto Dreassi
  • Stefano Miani
  • Andrea Paltrinieri
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)

Abstract

In recent years Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) have increased their numbers and their global importance in terms of assets under management. From the peak of the financial crisis, both the banking sector and the securities industry have suffered severe adverse effects on profitability growth and financial stability. At the same time, the number and size of SWFs soared: at year-end 2012, at least 65 investment vehicles were active with total assets under management in excess of 5 trillion USD (Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, 2013).

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Mutual Fund Institutional Investor Pension Fund Investment Strategy Hedge Fund 
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  • Alberto Dreassi
  • Stefano Miani
  • Andrea Paltrinieri

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