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    July 10, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: The influential head of the US House Financial Services Committee has called on US Treasury secretary Jack Lew to...

  2. July 9, 2014

    Qatar to sell down stake in LSE

    The Qatar Investment Authority is to sell down a third of its stake in the London Stock Exchange Group ahead of the bourse’s...

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  1. May 19, 2014

    Former Qatar prime minister rejoins dealmaking stage

    Qatar’s diplomat-investor Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani has jumped back on to the global investment stage with two large...

  2. May 7, 2014

    King approaches J Sainsbury checkout leaving healthy legacy

    Justin King is hanging up his grocer’s apron on a high after a decade at the helm of J Sainsbury. The former head of M&S’s...

  3. March 18, 2014

    Qataris climb aboard with Amex travel unit

    Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has stepped up its hunt for US assets by investing alongside BlackRock, Macquarie Capital and...

  4. March 10, 2014

    Foreign private equity firms expanding property portfolios in Bangalore

    The quintessential image of India’s economic emergence was captured by Thomas Friedman in his popular 2005 book about...

  5. January 29, 2014

    King checks out with Sainsbury on a high

    When Justin King hangs up his grocer’s apron in July, the chief executive of J Sainsbury will have completed an almost...

  6. October 30, 2013

    Qatar fund quietly builds $1bn Bank of America stake

    Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has quietly built a stake worth about $1bn in Bank of America, the country’s second-biggest...

  7. October 1, 2013

    NYSE Euronext sells Qatar exchange stake

    Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has bought NYSE Euronext’s 12 per cent stake in the gas-rich state’s stock exchange, ending a...

  8. July 18, 2013

    Abu Dhabi quietly cashes out of Barclays

    The exit of Abu Dhabi investors from Barclays has happened with far less fanfare than their dramatic arrival almost five...

  9. July 10, 2013

    QIA’s new chief joins Russian fund’s board

    Russia’s $10bn state-backed fund has appointed the new head of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund to its international advisory...

  10. July 10, 2013

    HSBC names former pilot as high-flying regional chief executive

    HSBC has appointed Mohammed al-Tuwaijri as chief executive officer of the Middle East and North Africa amid a broader...

  11. July 4, 2013

    Qatar: what’s next for the world’s most aggressive deal hunter?

    On a visit last year to Qatar Holding’s headquarters, a Gulf banker stepped inside a boardroom, intrigued by what he...

  12. July 3, 2013

    Qatar seeks to shake off trophy investor image

    The government of the gas-rich state of Qatar is rethinking the way it invests billions of dollars of state funds in...

  13. July 2, 2013

    New Qatar emir shakes up sovereign wealth fund

    Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, Qatar’s former prime minister and architect of its assertive investment strategy, has been...

  14. June 26, 2013

    Qatar’s new emir replaces prime minister

    Qatar’s newly appointed emir replaced the country’s influential prime minister on Wednesday, pledging a mixture of...

  15. June 25, 2013

    Qatari fund raises concern over Heathrow levy plan

    Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, the second largest shareholder in Heathrow, has raised concern over a plan by UK aviation...

  16. June 25, 2013

    New emir to usher in younger generation of politicians in Qatar

    Qatar’s new emir is expected on Wednesday to announce a cabinet reshuffle, drawing on a new generation of leaders following...

  17. June 25, 2013

    Lombard: Regime change coming at Qatar Investment Authority

    The abdication of the emir of Qatar in favour of his son prompts gossip among corporate financiers that regime change may be...

  18. June 21, 2013

    Monaco football club resists efforts to end its tax-free status

    Monaco FC went to court this week looking to quash a ruling from French football authorities that its privileged tax-free...

  19. May 28, 2013

    Wealth funds buy into VTB $3.3bn share issue

    Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is now the second-largest investor after the state in VTB, Russia’s state bank, following the...

  20. May 20, 2013

    Qatar snaps up stakes in key lenders

    Qatar is launching another multi-billion dollar push into the banking sector, buying fresh stakes in Russia’s VTB and...

  21. May 5, 2013

    House of Fraser held sale talks with Qatari investors

    House of Fraser has held talks with Qatari investors about a potential takeover of the UK department store chain, in further...

  22. April 9, 2013

    Lagardère sells EADS stake for €2.3bn

    Lagardère has sold its 7.4 per cent stake in EADS for €2.3bn, cutting the last historic ties between the French media group...

  23. March 28, 2013

    Nicolas Sarkozy’s road from the Elysée to private equity

    In mid-December, some of Europe’s best-connected businessmen gathered in Paris to discuss a highly sensitive project:...

  24. March 19, 2013

    Sainsbury hits out at Tesco price scheme

    Justin King, chief executive of J Sainsbury, has hit out at Tesco’s new price-matching scheme, claiming that it was unfair...

  25. March 18, 2013

    Middle East: Here, there and everywhere

    They are everywhere. In a world of scarce capital and struggling economies, the Qatari royals have been deploying their...

  26. March 18, 2013

    M&S shares rise on bid speculation

    Shares in Marks and Spencer rose 7 per cent on Monday, as investors bet on the high street chain becoming the subject of a...

  27. March 18, 2013

    ENRC slides on cash call rumours

    ENRC led the London market lower on Monday as miners dragged the FTSE 100 below its five-year high. Ahead of results on...

  28. March 10, 2013

    NYSE short sellers bet against Tiffany

    Bets against shares in Tiffany & Co touched a two-year high this month as the fine jeweller battles higher inventory costs,...

  29. February 10, 2013

    Global deals put Qatar debt in spotlight

    When bankers suggest acquisitions to decision makers in gas-rich Qatar they often offer to finance the purchase as well....

  30. January 31, 2013

    Barclays in Qatar loan probe

    UK authorities are probing an allegation that Barclays loaned Qatar money to invest in the bank as part of its cash call at...

  31. October 4, 2012

    Makeover leads M Stanley down safer path

    In his office by the glittering electronic billboards of Times Square, James Gorman uses ink and paper to record daily...

  32. October 4, 2012

    M Stanley in talks over commodities unit

    Morgan Stanley is in talks to sell as much as a majority stake of its commodities unit to the Qatar Investment Authority,...

  33. September 2, 2012

    Time for SWFs to show greater transparency

    Sovereign wealth funds are suddenly on the radar. In truth, many have been there for decades but observers in the investment...

  34. August 30, 2012

    Barclays at risk of US scrutiny in Qatar probe

    A criminal investigation into payments made by Barclays, conducted by the UK’s main fraud-fighting agency, could have wider...

  35. August 24, 2012

    Qatar sovereign wealth funds’ key players

    Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr al-Thani is a man of many titles. HBJ, as he is widely known, is prime minister of Qatar...

  36. August 24, 2012

    Qatar Holding comes of age as it resists ‘Glenstrata’

    This week it has become clear that the $70bn merger between Glencore, the world’s biggest commodities trader, and the...

  37. August 21, 2012

    Qatar move illustrates attraction of BAA

    Life is about to get a whole lot more interesting on the board of BAA, owner of London’s Heathrow airport. Qatar Holding,...

  38. August 17, 2012

    Qatar lands BAA stake in £900m deal

    Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is set to buy a 20 per cent stake of BAA for £900m, in a deal that shows the equity value of...

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