29.05.2009 - Qatar to buy $4.1bn in real estate from banks
From FT: The Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund, bought 5 per cent stakes in all local banks last year and is expected to take another 5 per cent this year. In March, the government said it would buy the local equity portfolios of banks, worth an estimated $6bn, to prevent mark-to-market investment losses from hitting banks.......Full Article (Subscription Required) : Source