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TFI’s Shariah JV fund acquires properties in UK

TFI’s Shariah JV fund acquires properties in UK

<p>Barwa Bank&rsquo;s investment banking division, The First Investor (TFI) and Investra Investments have announced the first two property acquisitions of their UK joint venture fund. The fund invests in income-generating property in the distribution, logistics and light-industrial sector of the UK, targeting net quarterly dividends of 7%-9% per annum and capital appreciation over three years. Both TFI and Investra have seeded the fund with approximately QR56mn capital from their respective balance sheets. TFI and Investra have put together an institutional grade investment programme in collaboration with Pelham Associates as well as internationally renowned lawyers, tax advisors and administrators to deliver best in class governance, investment management and risk management. TFI and Investra will be continuing their investment programme in the UK distribution, logistics and light-industrial sector until Q1, 2014.</p>
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Barwa Bank launches its first equity fund

Barwa Bank launches its first equity fund

The First Investor GCC Equity Opportunities Fund is name of a new 100% Shariah compliant investment scheme, launched by the Barwa Bank. The bank’s first Shariah compliant fund will be managed by the investment subsidiary of the bank. The fund’s investm…