The aim of this chapter is to analyze certain fundamental characteristics of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) to contribute to a better understanding of these investment vehicles. SWFs have in recent years become increasingly important, both in numerical terms and in terms of assets under management. As the importance of SWFs in the global financial system has increased academic research has investigated the specific features and implications of SWFs for financial markets, but on the other hand debate has focused on regulatory issues relating to the rise of SWFs.

Asset Management Issues in Sovereign Wealth Funds: An Empirical Analysis

PICHLER, Flavio
2013-01-01

Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to analyze certain fundamental characteristics of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) to contribute to a better understanding of these investment vehicles. SWFs have in recent years become increasingly important, both in numerical terms and in terms of assets under management. As the importance of SWFs in the global financial system has increased academic research has investigated the specific features and implications of SWFs for financial markets, but on the other hand debate has focused on regulatory issues relating to the rise of SWFs.
9781137332080
Asset Management; Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs); Political bias
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