Sovereign Wealth Funds march on

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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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