Sovereign Wealth Funds: Current Institutional and Operational Practices
24 Pages Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Date Written: November 2008
While SWFs as a group share broad common institutional and operational practices, these practices also differ considerably reflecting the diversity of these institutions. These differences derive from the nature of the SWF (i.e., their original intent) as well as its legal personality. Thus, while SWF practices will continue to evolve, the fundamental objectives of different types of SWFs will continue to shape their practices going forward.
Keywords: Sovereign wealth funds, Governance, Transparency, Investment, Risk management
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