28.05.2010 - Qatar SWFs among top FDI recipients
From Business24-7.ae: A number of big-ticket transactions including the $2.4 billion (Dh8.8bn) sell-off in Volkswagen preferential shares by Qatar Holding (an arm of Qatar Investment Authority) pushed the Gulf country among the top three sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) direct investment recipients in terms of transaction values in 2009, according to the latest SWF Transaction Database (SWFTD). Globally, SWF direct investments grew by a third in 2009, with investments totalling $92.8bn compared with $69.6bn worth of investments in 2008, according to SWFTD..............................................Full Article: Source
Print