October 26, 2016 8:06 PM ET

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Company Overview of Qatar Investment Authority

Company Overview

Qatar Investment Authority is a sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Qatar specializing in public equity, fixed income, private equity, startups, real estate, and alternative assets. The firm also makes fund of funds investments across the globe. It does not invest in the Qatar energy sector. The firm invests in companies operating across diversified sectors. It seeks to invest in startups in France. Qatar Investment Authority was founded in 2005 and is based in Doha, Qatar with additional offices in Mumbai, India; New Delhi, India; New York, United States; and Beijing, China.

P.O. Box 23224



Founded in 2005


974 499 5900


974 499 5991

Key Executives for Qatar Investment Authority

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Global Head of Real Estate
Age: 44
Director of the Asset Management Group and Head of Asset Management
Age: 40
Head of Strategy
Director of Investment Strategy
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Qatar Investment Authority Key Developments

Qatar Investment Withdraws From Race To Buy Hotels

Qatar Investment Authority has abandoned talks to acquire Grosvenor House Hotel and two hotels in New York. The Qatar Investment's withdrawal, confirmed by three people briefed on the situation.

Update On Leela Seeks Shareholders Nod To Sell Chennai, Delhi Properties

Sovereign wealth funds, private equity firms and family offices are once again in the race to acquire two Hotel Leelaventure Limited properties, one in Delhi and the other in Chennai. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Qatar Investment Authority, Sovereign Funds Management Limited and the nation, respectively, are contending for The Leela Palace New Delhi, a downtown property with 254 rooms.PE firms, Middle East family offices and a sovereign fund are said to be bidding for the Chennai hotel, which has 326 guest rooms.

Hassad Food Reportedly Seeks To Sell Kaladbro in Victoria

Qatar Investment Authority said to have plans to sell its rural holding Kaladbro in Victoria, east of Mt Gambier near the South Australian boarder. It is understood that the property, owned by QIA's subsidiary Hassad Food Company will placed up for sale for a price around $25 million. Given it is a cattle property, it no longer fits with Hassad's sheep breeding strategy.

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