20.09.2011 - Qatar taking a risky path with its foreign investment plans
Qatar risks a foreign investment pile-up. The tiny gas-rich state might have up to $100-billion (U.S.) to snap up overseas assets, based on guesses at the size of the countryís main sovereign wealth fund. Qatarís mooted interest in a 7.5-per-cent stake in European aerospace and defence company EADS would only cost it less than $2-billion at current market prices. But itís unclear if the countryís overseas spending is as focused as its domestic ambitions. And its taste for large high-profile assets could be dangerous..............................................Full Article: Source
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