September 25, 2016 8:43 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

Doha,  

Qatar

Founded in 2005

Phone:

974 499 5900

Fax:

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

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.

CVC Capital Seeks to Sell Formula One

CVC Capital Partners Limited is looking to exit the investment in Formula One Administration Limited. CVC is actively shopping the firm and has retained Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to solicit buyers. The price tag could be as high as $10 billion. CVC, could walk away with a total return of eight times its original investment. Sky Plc (LSE:SKY), the Qatar Investment Authority and RSE Ventures, Inc., are interested in investing, said people familiar with the matter.

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