Qatar Prepares to Search Silicon Valley for Glittering Tech Investments

March 29, 2017 by Loch Adamson

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This week, the Qatar Investment Authority offers insight into its renewed focus on US technology, a consortium of sovereign wealth funds sees a UK court hand down a record find to their utility company for environmental damage, and Singapore's state investor Temasek gains a foothold in Indian healthcare. Qatari SWF Reveals Plans to Open a San Francisco Office The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), once known for its glitzy purchases of luxury hotels and high-end brands – think Tiffany & Co. and the St. Regis hotel in Rome – is now searching for glittering opportunities in US technology as its executives restructure its $338 billion portfolio. Last week, sources close to QIA revealed in a Bloomberg exclusive that the fund’s management team is planning to transfer oversight of its $100 billion domestic portfolio of investments to the country’s Ministry of Finance, which is led by Ali Shareef al-Amadi, to focus more closely on its international portfolio. This week, the fund’s CEO,…

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