Qatar - Qatar Investment Authority

Inception: 2005
50 Billion in Assets1
Run by Sheik Hamad bin Jassem Al Thani (49, also Prime Minister of Qatar).
Looking to invest $10-15 billion in 10-12 US or European banks within a month (of 1/29/2008)2


1/28/2008 London Stock Exchange Group PLC
1/28/2008 Raffles Medical Group Ltd.
1/28/2008 J Sainsbury PLC (25% stake)
1/28/2008 OMX AB (nearly 10% stake)3


1/28/2008 Qatar Spreads the Wealth

9/19/2007 Qatar optimistic on credit for fund saying that they have no problems securing loans at good rates