Head to Head extra: Sovereign wealth funds

John Winter, head of European investment banking and debt capital markets at Barclays Capital, describes how the bank is relating to its new strategic investors and defends the role of sovereign wealth funds in the banking sector.

  • 14 Mar 2008

SWFs: anything but dumb money


You brought in two big equity investors last year, China Development Bank and Temasek Holdings. How are those relationships developing?

Certainly with China Development Bank, the relationship has begun to flourish. There’s a partnership connection there which is pretty important for both of us.

They’ve ...

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