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May 24, 2015 11:45 AM ET

Capital Markets

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; and Beijing, China.

P.O. Box 23224

Doha,  

Qatar

Founded in 2005

Phone:

974 499 5900

Fax:

974 499 5991

Key Executives for Qatar Investment Authority

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 54
Global Head of Real Estate
Director of the Asset Management Group and Head of Asset Management
Age: 38
Head of Strategy
Director of Investment Strategy
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Qatar Investment Authority Key Developments

Qatar Investment May Acquire Keangnam

Qatar Investment Authority is in talks to acquire Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower in Viet Nam for $800 million. The building was put on the market earlier this year. The company has gained exclusive rights for the ensuing negotiations. The company notified Colliers International, who is managing the skyscraper sale, that it will accept the $800 million appraisal price granted by a South Korean court. The company initially offered $600 million but eventually decided to raise the price in accordance with the ruling.

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. Completes Acquisition of Songbird Estates and Canary Wharf Group

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. in conjunction with its joint venture partner Qatar Investment Authority have completed the acquisition of 100% of London's Canary Wharf Group through their £2.6 billion acquisition of Songbird Estates plc and their acquisition of the share capital of Canary Wharf Group not owned by Songbird.

Flipkart Is In Talks To Raise Up To $1 Billion

Flipkart Online Services Pvt. Ltd. is in advanced talks to raise between $700 million and $1 billion in fresh funds, barely four months after Flipkart received a record $1 billion, according to three people familiar with the matter. At least three new investors will participate in the latest round, which is expected to be closed within the next 45 days, two of the three people cited above said. Qatar Investment Authority is one of the new investors Flipkart is in discussions with, the two people said. Flipkart declined to comment and Qatar Investment Authority didn’t respond to an email seeking comment, reported MINT. Mint couldn’t verify the names of the other new investors Flipkart is talking to.

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