Sovereign Wealth Funds march on

Monitor reports further growth in activity by SWFs. Transactions throughout Q309 found transactions more than doubling in number from 11 in Q2 to 25 in Q3, plus a dramatic increase in value from $3.5 billion to $25.3 billion in Q3. Favoured sectors include engineering-related and raw materials industries. As I have noted before, these players could have a big impact on competitive conditions in affected industries, especially if they are active investors with poor strategic capability.

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