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About the Qatar Investment Authority


Qatari Elite Linked to Icelandic Market Manipulation, Part 1: Introduction

Posted: October 18th, 2017

DE-Tenants.org is exploring the multi-billion dollar partnership between Douglas Emmett, Inc. and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the sovereign wealth fund of the Middle Eastern oil and gas nation of Qatar. As part of our research effort, we are digging into the background of the QIA, along with Qatar’s ruling family, Al-Thani, which controls the nation’s sovereign wealth fund, including assets and deals unrelated to Douglas Emmett.


Tagged: More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Qatari Investment Series: QIA Invests in Paris Real Estate and Hotel

Posted: October 16th, 2017

DE-Tenants.org has published extensively on the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and the royal Al Thani family of Qatar. Our research project has produced, among many other things, an asset list outlining 350+ corporate vehicles connected to the QIA wealth fund and the Al Thani royal family. Because of reader interest and because the asset list is so extensive, DE-Tenants.org continues publishing an ongoing series of posts detailing the asset list’s most notable contents and highlighting interesting trends, today we explain how two key French companies link to the QIA and hold EUR 754 million in Paris real estate…


Tagged: More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Qatari Investment Series: Qatar Elites Invest in French Luxury Real Estate

Posted: October 13th, 2017

DE-Tenants.org has published extensively on the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and the royal Al Thani family of Qatar. Our research project has produced, among many other things, an asset list outlining 350+ corporate vehicles connected to the QIA wealth fund and the Al Thani royal family. Because of reader interest and because the asset list is so extensive, DE-Tenants.org will today begin publishing an ongoing series of posts detailing the asset list’s most notable contents and highlighting interesting trends…


Tagged: More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Tax Haven Series (Part 2): HBJ’s Tax Haven Firm Leads to QIA

Posted: September 25th, 2017

In our last post, DE-Tenants.org explained that the billionaire Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani (known by his initials as "HBJ"), a member of the Qatari royalty, was discovered in the Panama Papers, a massive trove of 11.5 million leaked documents from a murky Panamanian law firm called Mossack Fonseca…


Tagged: More on Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

QIA Investment with Hong Kong Lau Family (Part 2)

Posted: September 11th, 2017

The Qatar Investment Authority’s reach extends across the globe, from Los Angeles to New York, London to Moscow, and Singapore to Hong Kong. Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, controlled by the country’s ruling Al-Thani family, purchased a 20% stake in the Hong Kong premium retail operator Lifestyle International Holdings Ltd. for U.S. $600 million in October 2014…


Tagged: More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - China Investments

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