The new Global Wealth Machine/ La ricchezza globale di pochi

Sovereign wealth funds have emerged in recent months as the world’s power brokers. They have used tremendous wealth to make big cross-borders investments and prop up some of Wall Street’s best-known firms (EN) These funds, unlike Private Equity Funds, are state-sponsored investment vehicles and their assets is around 2 trillion dollars (as Italy’s 2007 Gross Domestic Product!). Let’s follow the money and their centers of gravity in this infographic from New York Times with faces and names of the actors in the game. And for more reflections on the topic don’t miss Brian Holmes’ juicy post. And if you feel dynamic this summer, get ready for a Global Day of Action against Private Equity funds. In London the appointment is for the 17th of July 1:00 PM in Trafalgar Square (near the lions) ————– I fondi sovrani si sono fatti notare nei mesi scorsi come i broker del potere globale. Hanno usato l’enorme ricchezza raccolta per investimenti internazionali supportando alcune

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