29.11.2016 - Saudi Sovereign Wealth Fund to Invest in Alabbar-Led Company
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund said Monday that it will acquire a 50% stake in an investment company led by Emirati businessman Mohamed Alabbar. The deal comes after Adeptio AD Investments SPC Ltd. last month completed the purchase of a majority stake in Kuwait’s Americana, one of the Middle East’s largest operators of fast-food chains including KFC, TGI Friday’s Inc. and Pizza Hut. The Public Investment Fund said the transaction is part of a plan to “increase investment in non-oil sectors and build a portfolio that has greater geographical and asset class diversification.”..............................................Full Article: Source
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