QIA investments teams have responsibilities ranging from investment origination to portfolio management.​​​​

Business Development:

Business Development department is responsible for strategic investment relations with foreign governments and sovereign entities, with respect to investments for both State of Qatar and QIA.

In addition, the department  serves as the first point of contact for new investments ideas for QIA, and is in charge of originating, evaluating and recommending investment ideas, in close collaboration with other QIA Departments.

The department is also responsible for establishing and managing QIA’s joint ventures and funds with other sovereign entities.

Capital Markets:

​The Capital Markets Team is responsible for the structuring and execution of trades, hedges and structured deals for QIA's portfolio. It is also responsible for raising financing on behalf of QIA on a recourse or non-recourse basis.

The team structures and executes all approved deals in the international public market, and maintains relationships with major capital markets players.

Typical deals executed by the Capital Markets Team include:​

• Equity investments in overseas publicly-listed companies

• Block trades in overseas publicly-listed company

• Participation in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

• Investments in credit, fixed income securities and hybrid instruments

• Investments in listed and OTC options

• Real estate and equity financing

Mergers & Acquisitions:

​The M&A Team drives the sourcing, screening and execution of complex deals, such as:

• Off-market deals in private companies

• Block trades in listed or private companies

• Real estate investments

• Co-investments

​They also work closely with Investment Teams on the strategic and financial evaluation of deals. Additionally, they support Capital Markets with the execution of deals in overseas listed equity.

​Both Capital Markets and M&A are supported by top-tier investment banks and other external advisors for due diligence and other aspects of deal sourcing, evaluation and execution.