February 23, 2017 2:59 AM 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. The firm prefers to invest in infrastructure sectors in the United States. 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

QIA May Acquire Stake In Yargeo

Qatar Investment Authority can acquire 49% in OOO Yargeo, a joint venture between PAO NOVATEK (LSE:NVTK)and Fund Energy business daily Vedomosti reported. QIA Chief Executive Officer, Abdullah al-Thani said that the fund had signed "one more deal which would imply investments of an additional U.S. $2 billion." The sources of Vedomosti said that Fund Energy is seeking for a buyer for its stake. A source close to one of the Yargeo shareholders said that the QIA has been considering buying the stake. The fund is one of the competitors for the asset.

RMZ And QIA To Buy Assets

RMZ Corp Holdings Private Limited is also in the process of forming a second joint venture with Qatar Investment Authority to buy development assets across top cities.

Glencore, QIA May Reportedly Sell Portion of Rosneft Stake

New shareholders in Public Joint Stock Company Rosneft Oil Company (LSE:ROSN) might appear through the sale by Qatar Investment Authority or Glencore Plc (LSE:GLEN) of a portion of their stake in the company, the newspaper Vedomosti reported, citing two people close to top executives at Rosneft. The sources did not specify which existing Rosneft shareholder would sell shares.

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