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May 25, 2015 12:38 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of GIC Pte. Ltd.

Company Overview

GIC Pte. Ltd., formerly known as Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd., is a sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Singapore. The firm manages foreign exchange reserves of the Government of Singapore. It invests in the unlisted public and private equity with a focus on health care, financial and business services as well as natural resources, real estate, fixed income, and alternative markets including foreign exchange, commodity, and money markets across the globe. The firm invests through its subsidiaries GIC Asset Management Pte Ltd., GIC Real Estate Pte Ltd., and GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd. Government of Singapore Investment Corporation was founded in 1981 and...

168 Robinson Road

Suite 37-01

Capital Tower

Singapore,  068912

Singapore

Founded in 1981

Phone:

65 6889 8888

Fax:

65 6889 8722

Key Executives for GIC Pte. Ltd.

Group President and Chairman
Age: 67
President of Europe and Global Head of Direct Investments Group
Group Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director, and Group Executive Committee Co-Chair
Age: 44
Chief Risk Officer
Age: 52
Director of Investment Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

GIC Pte. Ltd. Key Developments

Centre Parcs Mulls IPO

Center Parcs (UK) Group Limited might go for an initial public offering (IPO). The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) is considering whether to float the company or sell it to a suitor, which include joint bidders Cvc Technologies, Inc. (GTSM:4744) and GIC Pte. Ltd. and Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY).

GIC Reportedly Eyes Stake In Rede

GIC Pte. Ltd. is in talks to buy stake in Rede D'Or São Luiz S.A. from Moll family and BTG Pactual Group (BOVESPA:BBTG11) worth up to $980 million, according people with knowledge of the matter. The people added that GIC may acquire as much as 14% and could announce a deal for the stake within a month. Bloomberg stated that spokesmen for GIC, BTG Pactual, Rede D’Or and the Moll family declined to comment.

CPP And GIC Reportedly Eyeing O2

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP) and GIC Pte. Ltd. are eyeing Telefónica UK Limited (O2). Sky News reported without citing sources that CPP and GIC are in talks for buying minority stakes in O2 for £1 billion. In March 2015, Telefónica, S.A. (CATS:TEF) agreed to sell O2 to Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:215) for £10.25 billion. Hutchinson has already indicated it plans to sell around 30% of O2 to institutional investors. According to the report, a provisional agreement on the purchases by CPP and GIC could come soon, although it is still unclear whether the parties will announce the deal before the merger of O2 and three closes.

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