12.07.2012 - How Qatar spends its billions
The Qatar Investment Authority is heavily invested in Barclays. The QIA is largest shareholder in Barclays. In 2009, Qatar Holding a subsidiary of the QIA sold 35 million shares of the British bank, reducing its share to around 5.8 percent from a little over 6 percent. Recently, Qatar signed a joint-venture with Barclays to investment $250 million into the bank's natural resource fund. The partnership is very much still alive...............................................Full Article: Source
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