Global Investment Corporation (GIC), Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, has appointed Andreas Köttering as a Senior Vice President.
Andreas Köttering worked since 2008 as Senior Principal, Infrastructure for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Prior to that Andreas worked for twelve years in investment banking for Citigroup and Schroders, providing M&A and capital markets advice to clients in the infrastructure and utilities sectors.
Andreas graduated from the London School of Economics with a Bachelor of Science (Econ) and went on to obtain an M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and a D. Phil., both from Oxford University.
GIC is a sovereign wealth fund established by the Government of Singapore in 1981 to manage Singapore's foreign reserves. Its mission is to preserve and enhance the international purchasing power of the reserves, with the aim to achieve good long-term returns above global inflation over the investment time horizon of 20 years.
With a network of ten offices in key financial capitals around the world, GIC invests internationally in equities, fixed income, money-market instruments, real estate and special investments. The firm has a team of over 1200 people.