Temasek Holdings is a Singapore-based global investment company with a long-term-focused investment horizon. It was founded back 1974, and since then it has achieved compounded annualized return of 15% in Singapore dollar terms. Even though it is based in Singapore, it offers 11 offices around the world. Temasek Holdings look for the investment opportunities in all kinds of sectors, such as media, technology, transportation, energy and resources, financial services, industrials, telecommunications, life sciences, and agribusinesses. In this article, we are going to observe some of its latest investment moves.
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At the end of Q1 2019, Temasek Holdings’ portfolio carried a value of $14.44 billion and it had 49 long holdings. Among them, the top new buys were SVMK Inc. (NASDAQ:SVMK), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), and Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS), and the existent stake that was raised during the quarter was in Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE:AYX).
In Q1 2019, the company also exited Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTRP), The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), and Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TRQ). And, it trimmed its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA), CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL), IHS Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ:INFO), and Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR).
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