Sovereign investments less welcome in Asia than the West

Chinese and Indian individuals would rather see foreign investment from private equity or hedge funds than from sovereign wealth funds.

A survey on views of sovereign investments conducted in January reveals some apparent contradictions among how 'broad elites' view sovereign wealth funds.

On the one hand, 75% of elites in China rate SWFs as very or somewhat trustworthy, while hedge funds and PE firms are viewed as trustworthy by only 58% and 50%, respectively.

But on further questioning, China and Indian respondents said they would be more concerned about receiving investments from SWFs than other sources,...

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