Arab Sovereign Wealth Fund Monitor

A monthly newsletter which monitors, analyzes, and forecasts investment trends across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The publication examines sovereign wealth fund activities and investment strategies of Algeria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Arab SWF Monitor
July + August 2017

  •  Libya’s SWF LIA still a political tool?

  • Turkey’s SWF targets new investments via roadshow

  • Qatari regional troubles not blocking QIA investments yet

  • Aramco IPO still undecided on listings

  • Iranian NDFI showing improvements, but politics still rule

  • ... and 34 pages of country focus investment news

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Arab SWF Monitor
June 2017

  • ADIA’s returns under pressure, Asia focus continues

  • IPO ADNOC targets downstream assets, strategy started with a flaw?

  • Qatari SWF is key to Gulf rift developments

  • ... and 34 pages of country focus investment news

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Arab SWF Monitor
May 2017

  • Kuwait SWF KIA under pressure

  • Middle East SWFs emerge as most active realty investors

  • Bahrain’s Mumtalakat targets Saudi IPO and Russian investments

  • Saudi Arabia steps up defense sector developments

  • Russian investments targeted by MENA SWFs

  • ... and 31 pages of country focus investment news

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Arab SWF Monitor
April 2017

  • Middle East funds not yet interested in green

  • ADIA arbitration Citigroup lost

  • UK Brexit still seen by QIA Qatar as a real estate opportunity

  • Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) future to be decided soon?

  • Turkey’s SWF strategy showing progress, infrastructure main target

  • Oman considering sovereign wealth funds merger

  • The future of Libya’s SWF LIA still under pressure

  • ... and 34 pages of country focus investment news

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Arab SWF Monitor
March 2017

  • GCC SWFs future under pressure, strategies to be changed due to oil prices?

  • Norwegian SWF cuts coal, but still increasing activities in oil producing countries?

  • UAE SWFs to follow into Qatar’s steps, Russian investments targeted

  • Israel’s SWF: new kid on the block 2020 or stillborn?

  • ... and 24 pages of country focus investment news

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Arab SWF Monitor 
February 2017

  • Turkisch SWF making headlines, Indepent or Political?

  • Abu DHani SWFs merger right answer to oil revenue fall?

  • Qatari-Russian geopolitical relations behind new investment plans QIA?

  • Aramco IPO heating up , PIF new giant on the bnlock soon

  • ... and 25 pages of country focus investment news

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Arab SWF Monitor 
January 2017

  • Saudi Arabia Reassess U.S. Investment Strategies

  • Libyan Investment Authority is Still Up for Grabs

  • Omani Investment Funds to Spearhead Economic Diversification

  • ... and 25 pages of country focus investment news

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Arab SWF Monitor 
December 2016

  • Riyadh and Abu Dhabi Lead Diversification of GCC SWFs

  • Deeper Questons Raised about UAE’s IPIC

  • Relationship with 1MDB

  • The Significance of Qatari Investment in Russia’s Rosneft

  • ... and 20 pages of country focus investment news

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