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GCC-based institutional investors make large commitments to London-focused real estate fund

May 15, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) Arabian Business has reported that GCC based institutional investors have allocated $244 million capital to Yoo Capital Fund II.  The article notes that the fund has received strong interest from GCC based institutional investors, who believe that it is the best time to invest in the UK. Read the original article on Arabian Business: Strong…

Saudi Arabia’s PIF makes substantial investments amidst plunging share prices

April 27, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) CNBC has reported that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF), bought a 5.7% stake worth $500 million in the American events company, Live Nation. Following the investment, PIF became the third-largest shareholder at Live Nation. PIF has been actively investing throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, taking advantage of…

Investors in the GCC hunt for opportunities as asset prices plunge

April 16, 2020 (United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates) Financial Times (FT) has reported that Gulf sovereign wealth funds are actively looking for assets that have become attractive in value amid the coronavirus pandemic. The article notes that Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has already made a series of substantial investments in the cruise operator Carnival, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Repsol,…

Saudi Arabia’s PIF invests $200 million in Norway’s State Oil Company

April 9, 2020 (Saudi Arabia) Gulf Business has reported that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF), invested $200 million in Norway’s Equinor ASA amid the coronavirus pandemic and plummeting crude prices. The article further notes that the Equinor investment is a continuation of PIF’s active interest in European oil firms. PIF had also…

Saudi Arabia’s PIF invests in cruise operator Carnival

April 6, 2020 Reuters has reported that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, PIF, purchased an estimated 30% stake in cruise operator Carnival. The article further notes that the shares acquired by PIF are estimated to be valued at $369.3 million as of Friday's close, making PIF the second-largest investor in the world's most prominent cruise operator. Read the original article…

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