This excerpt taken from the NYX 8-K filed Jun 25, 2009.
About Qatar Holding:
Qatar Holding LLC was incorporated in April 2006 within the jurisdiction of Qatar Financial Centre as the strategic and direct investment arm of Qatar Investment Authority. With the vision of becoming a world class investment corporation and the preferred partner of choice for investors, financiers and other stakeholders; it is envisaged that the already significant investment portfolio of Qatar Holding will continue to grow.
Qatar Holding is structured to operate at the very highest levels of global investing, with a planned presence in all major capital markets. As a world class investor, Qatar Holding applies the best practices in corporate governance, financial management and stakeholder consideration in order to demonstrate its shared values of focus, integrity and professionalism.
Key investment assets of Qatar Holding include Barclays Plc, Credit Suisse AG and J Sainsbury Plc.