Kuwait Investment Authority

State of Kuwait US$ 592 Billion Origin: Oil

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Established: 1953
Transparency Rating: 6
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Firm Investment Style: Mixed
Entity Structure: Funds
Population Est.: 3.37 million – 2013
Wealth Per Capita Est.: $162,611

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Real Estate Managers

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Key Executives and People

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Main Office

Kuwait Investment Authority
Ministries Complex
AlMurqab
Kuwait City
Kuwait

Kuwait Office
P.O. Box 64
Safat, Z. Code
13001, Kuwait
Tel: +965 (0) 2485600
Fax: +965 (0) 2454059

Other Offices

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Governance

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Transparency

Under the Law No. 47 of 1982 of the State of Kuwait regarding the establishment of the Kuwait Investment Authority, there are three clauses that are related to transparency and the disclosure of information. Clauses 5, 8, and 9 require that the Kuwait Investment Authority presents detailed reports pertaining to assets under management to the Council of Ministers and that disclosure to the public of any information related to KIA’s work is subject to penalties.

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Summary

The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) is the parent organization of the Kuwait Investment Office (KIO), which was initially established as the Kuwait Investment Board. The Kuwait Investment Authority invests in domestic and international markets with its main office in Kuwait City and branch offices in Beijing and London.

Background on the Kuwait Investment Authority

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Historical Assets Under Management on Kuwait Investment Authority

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Sovereign Wealth Enterprises

Kuwait Investment Office
The Kuwait Investment Office (KIO) is the branch office of Kuwait Investment Authority in the city of London and manages funds on behalf of Kuwait. It was set up in 1953 with the aim of investing surplus oil revenues to reduce the reliance of Kuwait on its finite oil resource.

The in-house investment arm manages around US$ 120 billion for the KIA.


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