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Abu Dhabi: $125bln fund created in merger

 |  January 22, 2017

Abu Dhabi’s government on Saturday merged two of its top investment funds, Mubadala Development and International Petroleum Investment, to strengthen their financial clout in an era of low oil prices.

The new fund, Mubadala Investment, will be run by chief executive Khaldoon al-Mubarak, United Arab Emirates state news agency WAM reported, adding that a board had been appointed.

The merged fund will have assets worth around $125 billion, based on valuations at the end of 2015, officials said. The government originally announced in June last year that it planned the merger.

Full Content: Reuters

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