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"The Rise of Sovereign Fund Investing"

Thursday, October 2, 2008

12:00 - 12:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

Course Materials: Morrison & Foerster
Course Materials: Kaye Scholer
 

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In a down market, the pace of sovereign fund investment has quickened as many companies seek to stave off the dire consequences of a bear market. As the number of these investments multiplies, quite a few eyebrows have been lifted. Congress as well as regulators and the media are now scrutinizing these deals. Learn the latest strategies and investment techniques used by sovereign funds, as well as latest issues raised in doing these types of deals. Join these experts:

  • G. Christopher Griner, Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Michael Hagan, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Jerry Walter, Partner, Fried Frank Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Steven Wilner, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

This program will cover:

  • What are the latest strategies and investment techniques used by sovereign fund investors?
  • What types of issues are raised to get a sovereign fund investment approved in the US?
  • What do sovereign funds look for in a potential investment, including both financial and governance characteristics?
  • Whether sovereign funds should be subject to regulation or a code of conduct to enhance transparency and accountability?
  • How are sovereign fund investments typically structured?

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