Qatar Holding has built small stakes in Bank of America and Samsung Electronics , two sources familiar with the matter said, as the wealth fund continues on its strategy of picking minority stakes in large global companies.
Qatar Holdings signed a deal on Saturday to buy a stake in London-based European Goldfields from Greek building firm Ellaktor and will invest another $600 million in the mining company, a source with direct knowledge of the deal told Reuters.
The H1N1 virus has killed more than 700 people worldwide since emerging in April, and countries could consider closing schools to slow its spread, the World Health Organisation has said.
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Qatar Holdings, which manages strategic and direct investments by the State of Qatar, is talking to banks about a $6-7 billion loan linked to its possible investment in Porsche, bankers said on Tuesday.
Porsche has been talking to Qatar ab