QIC wins 2017 MENA Fund Manager Performance Award

QIC wins 2017 MENA Fund Manager Performance Award

Feb 27, 2018 (0) comment


The QIC GCC Equity Fund won the award for the best GCC fund performance in 2017 for a GCC fund with over $75m in assets at the annual MENA Fund Manager Award ceremony in Dubai. The Fund posted a return of 7.5% in USD terms versus its benchmark performance of 3.3% and topped its category’s peer group for the year. The prestigious annual awards are organised by the MENA Fund Manager magazine and over fifty different funds entered the various competition categories.

The QIC GCC Fund is a Luxembourg domiciled fund, managed by fifty year old Swiss firm Notz Stucki and advised by QIC. The Fund was seeded and launched by QIC in 2014 and, as of February 2018, had assets of $94m. The Fund seeks to make capital gains through investing in GCC equity markets and hopes to outperform the S&P GCC Composite Index. For more information on the Fund contact: gccfund@qic.com.qa

Commenting on this new accomplishment, Group President & CEO of QIC Group Mr. Khalifa Abdulla Turki Al-Subaey stated, “QIC is honoured to receive this prestigious award, it highlights the Group’s in-house expertise at managing GCC equities and acknowledges the team’s hard work.”

He further added, “This award inspires us to continue to seek to excel in our investment offerings and to aim to ensure sustainable returns for our customers and stakeholders.”


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