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Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori Places #3 on Public Investor 100-2016

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mubarakalmansoori11SWFI Staff has released the Public Investor 100. He ranks 3 out of 100 for the SWFI Public Investor 100 – 2016.

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In the Fall of 2014, Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Mansoori is a critical fixture in the complex world of Gulf finance and respected in closed circles. He was CEO of the Emirates Investment Authority, the federal sovereign fund of the UAE, since May 2008. Mansoori is also involved with many other Gulf businesses serving as a board member of Etisalat, the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Mobily and the Abu Dhabi National Co. for Building Materials (BILDCO).

Mansoori brings to the central bank a deep set of tools and skillsets. He started his career at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) from 1991 to 2000 in the Equities Department and then served as the Director General of Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions & Benefits Fund since its formation in 2000.

Mansoori has also held numerous directorships in many prominent organizations within the UAE and outside.

QIA Becomes the Largest Shareholder in Colonial

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The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) became the biggest shareholder of Inmobiliaria Colonial, SOCIMI, S.A. (Colonial), a Spanish listed real estate company. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Mumtalakat Discloses Investment in Khairat Bahrain

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Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company disclosed an investment in Sudan called Khairat Bahrain. This is an agricultural investment in Sudan. The food and agriculture sector is key investment sector for many Gulf-based state investors. Khairat Bahrain is located in the world’s richest expanse of groundwater (the Nubian Sandstone Basin) occupying an area of approximately 100,000 feddans (400 square kilometers). The Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System is the world’s largest known fossil water aquifer system.

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Temasek Acquires Cybersecurity Firm Sygnia

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Singapore’s Temasek Holdings agreed to acquire Sygnia, Inc., an Israeli cybersecurity technology and services provider. Unverified estimates of the deal amount are around US$ 250 million. Sygnia runs out of Tel Aviv, but has an office in New York. Sygnia assists companies respond to cyber threats.

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