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Abu Dhabi is betting big on technology and innovation

September 6, 2019 (Abu Dhabi) According to an article published on Reuters, Abu Dhabi is betting big on technology and innovation that are central to the emirate’s economic diversification strategy.  Accordingly, Mubadala is expected to invest in Vision Fund 2 in the fourth quarter of 2019.  SoftBank, a Japanese telecom and investment group, announced Vision Fund 2 in July, and has…

Saudi Arabia names new Aramco chairman

September 2, 2019 (Dubai) Reuters has reported that Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF), as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public.  The article noted that Rumayyan, a former investment banker, was appointed managing director of the PIF in September…

Mubadala grows assets by 80% in 2018

July 29, 2019 (Abu Dhabi) Zawya has reported that the Abu Dhabi based Mubadala Investment Co (Mubadala) has announced its assets under management (AUM) rose by 80% in 2018.  Mubadala’s AUM totalled 841 billion dirhams ($229 billion) in 2018 compared to 469 billion dirhams in 2017. The article mentions Mubadala continues to invest across sectors globally. Read the original article…

KIA achieves $19 billion in profits from international investments

July 22, 2019 (Middle East) According to an article published on Zawya, the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) has reported a net profit of $19 billion, achieved from investments in twelve international firms through its core-satellite portfolio, generating a profit accounting for 148.7% of the overall investments belonging to the portfolio since 2007. Read the original article on Zawya: Kuwait Investment…

ADIA scouting for principal investments

July 17, 2019 (Asia) According to an article published on Deal Street Asia, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority's (ADIA) private equities department will scout for principal investments in its core sectors.   ADIA will also continue to make new fund commitments to partners with whom it has developed “broad relationships” built on a mutual understanding of priorities. ADIA said it has…

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