Institutional Investors

Bahrain's SWF moves into hedge funds


Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund is understood to be considering its first move into the hedge fund space.

While no allocation is likely this year it is thought the $14 billion scheme may look to make a move in the course of 2011 if it decides to go ahead. It is unclear at this point whether this move would come through partnering with an existing operation, whether fund of funds or single manager, or simply making an investment. Established in June 2006, Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company invests the Government of Bahrain's