Govt of Singapore Investment Corp changes legal name to GIC Pte Ltd

GIC logo is displayed during GIC's 30th anniversary conference, in Singapore, on Monday, May 9, 2011. GIC has officially changed its legal name to GIC Private Limited, the investment company said on Tuesday. -- FILE PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
GIC logo is displayed during GIC's 30th anniversary conference, in Singapore, on Monday, May 9, 2011. GIC has officially changed its legal name to GIC Private Limited, the investment company said on Tuesday. -- FILE PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation has officially changed its legal name to GIC Private Limited, the investment company said on Tuesday.

This "formalises the widely-used brand name of 'GIC' in the global investment community and markets that GIC operates in", it said in a statement.

"The operations of the company remain unchanged and the name change does not affect the identity of the company or its rights or obligations," the company added.