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About the Qatar Investment Authority

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

Posted: October 13th, 2017 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, 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, 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

Al Thani and QIA Asset List

Updated: August 28th, 2017

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the sovereign wealth fund of the Middle Eastern state of Qatar — known for its substantial oil and natural gas reserves — reportedly has over U.S. $300 billion in assets under control. Today, is publishing a list of hundreds of corporate assets belonging to QIA and the Al Thanis — the ruling family of Qatar who also controls the QIA…

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

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