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Top 10 Public Holdings by QIA and Qatar Holding

Qatar Holding
Rank Company Nationality %O/S Mkt. Value Rank Company Nationality %O/S Mkt. Value
1 Qatar National Bank Qatar 50.0%


1 Volkswagen Germany 17.0% $7.3bn
2 Rosneft*** Russia 9.8% $5.5bn 2 Glencore Switzerland 8.5% $4.9bn
3 Iberdrola Spain 8.4% $3.6bn 3 Ooredoo Qatar 51.7% $3.4bn
4 J Sainsbury United Kingdom 22.0% $1.6bn 4 Volkswagen (pref. shr) Germany 11.2% $3.2bn
5 Credit Suisse Switzerland 5.0% $1.5bn 5 Barclays United Kingdom 6.0% $2.9bn
6 HK Electric Inv. Hong Kong 19.9% $1.5bn 6 Vinci France 4.0% $1.6bn
7 Agricultural Bank of China China 8.0% $1.1bn 7 London Stock Exchange United Kingdom 10.3% $1.4bn
8 Accor France 10.4% $1.1bn 8 Banco Santander Brasil Brazil 3.3% $1.1bn
9 Royal Dutch Shell Netherlands 0.9% $0.9bn 9 BHP Billiton United Kingdom 1.6% $0.5bn
10 Hapag-Lloyd Germany 14.4% $0.7bn 10 Dufry Switzerland 6.9% $0.5bn

June 6, 2017

Written by Chunshek Chan and Andrew Philbey, Dealogic Research

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund invests far from home

On June 5 2017, seven countries announced the severing of their diplomatic ties with Qatar.* The small but wealthy nation now faces an uphill battle to restore relations with its neighbors even as it continues to acquire assets around the world. Here is a look at Dealogic data on past M&A investments and recent public equity holdings by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the nation’s sovereign wealth fund, and its 100% subsidiary Qatar Holding.**




*The countries include Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and the Maldives.

**M&A deal values include amounts contributed by co-investors. Market values for holdings data are as of the last report date of the holding.

***Stake % and market value reflect the propotional holding by QIA via a 50-50 jointly owned vehicle with Glencore.


Data source: Dealogic, as of June 5, 2017