$30 Billion Reasons, Qatar Sovereign Fund Goes Big on America
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), not shying away from falling oil prices, is pushing ahead to expand overseas investments. According to SWFI’s proprietary Sovereign Wealth Fund Transaction Database, as of January 30, 2015, the QIA ranks in the top 8 of sovereign funds with regard to total transaction amount of direct investments. Other sovereign funds that made the top 8 are Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, GIC Private Limited and Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global.
True Global Capital – $50 Billion to Asia and Americas, 5 Years
In November 2014, the QIA announced intentions to allocate between US$ 15 billion to US$ 20 billion in Asia over the next five years. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]
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