Credit Suisse, Qatar PE Firm Form Middle East Investment JV

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 8:19 PM EST) -- Credit Suisse Group AG has teamed with state-owned private equity firm Qatar Holding LLC to form an asset management joint venture with a dual focus on investing in Middle Eastern and international markets, the parties announced Tuesday.

The joint asset manager, dubbed Aventicum Capital Management, will operate out of two hubs: one in Qatar’s capital, Doha, and another, yet to be named, located outside the region, according to a joint statement from the partners. The Doha-based division is expected to launch early next year, with the...
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