World Business (Only Non-African Businesses) Category: GOVERNMENT DEP & IOI
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) was founded by the State of Qatar in 2005 to strengthen the country’s economy by diversifying into new asset classes. Building on the heritage of Qatar investments dating back more than three decades, its growing portfolio of long-term strategic investments help complement the state’s huge wealth in natural resources.
Qatar’s goal is to become a major international center for finance and investment management, a vision shared by its government, people and institutions.
Headquartered in Doha, the QIA is structured to operate at the very highest levels of global investing. As a world class investor, the QIA adheres to the strictest financial and commercial disciplines. It has a strong track record of investing in different asset classes, including listed securities, property, alternative assets and private equity in all the major capital markets as well as the newer emerging markets.
Mission: To invest, manage and grow Qatar’s reserves to create long-term value for the State and future generations.
To support the development of a competitive Qatari economy, facilitating economic diversification and developing local talent.
Vision: To be recognized as a world-class investment institution, and to become the preferred partner of choice for investors, financiers and other stakeholders.