Gulf-Based Sovereign Wealth Funds, Family Offices, and Hedge Funds Increasingly Interested In Alternative Investments

(Last Updated On: May 22, 2012)

Gulf-Based Sovereign Wealth Funds, Family Offices, and Hedge Funds Increasingly Interested In Alternative Investments

UAE and Qatar are good entry points into the regional markets, but according to the participants of the inaugural Opalesque Gulf Roundtable, people should not overlook the larger market, Saudi Arabia.

The total assets under management of all Sovereign Wealth Funds globally is today estimated at around USD $4.6 trillion. While most of them are active in the fixed income and equity space which they manage internally and externally through specialized portfolio managers, going forward we will see increasing interest for alternative investments from these players.

To read more about Opalesque Gulf Roundtable visit: http://www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableGulf.html

 

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When international investors come to the region, their initial focus often seems to be the UAE and Qatar. These are good entry points into the regional markets, but according to the participants of the inaugural Opalesque Gulf Roundtable, people should not overlook the larger market, Saudi Arabia.

To read more about Opalesque Gulf Roundtable visit: http://www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableGulf.html

 

 

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