15.09.2011 - Qatar shows faith in Europe
The decision in late August by Qatari investors to inject 500 million into the creation of Eurobank EFG in Greece was the most recent in a string of investments in euro zone assets by the Gulf state this year. The investment, worth the equivalent of $685 million, in the merger of the troubled Greek banks Alpha Bank and Eurobank creating the largest bank in Southeast Europe in terms of market capitalization was in addition to a 7 percent stake the Qatar Investment Authority already held in Alpha Bank..............................................Full Article: Source
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