Qatar eyeing investments in healthcare sector

April 27, 2014 12:38 am

The Qatar Investment Authority plans to launch a fund to invest in healthcare companies, Bloomberg has reported, citing two people with knowledge of the matter. The sovereign wealth fund is in talks to appoint a financial adviser to assist with the process, one of the people said. The QIA is seeking to profit from growth prospects in the healthcare industry and also diversify its investments, the people said. The size of the fund hasn’t yet been decided, they said.