Saudi public fund to launch major airline

Saudi Arabia wealth fund Public Investment Fund (PIF) is mulling plans to launch a major airline to rival regional carriers, in collaboration with other investment entities, Bloomberg reports citing local online Maaal newspaper. The news broken by unidentified people reveals Read more

KSA: PIF to invest $500m to acquire ‘10 per cent’ of Hollywood agency

Saudi Arabia’s gigantic Public Investment Fund (PIF) is eyeing 5 to 10 per cent of stakes in Endeavor, the holding managing Hollywood talent agency WME, for an investment to exceed $500 million in the end, reports say. According to Bloomberg, Read more

KSA Ventures into Technology with Multibillion Dollar Investment

Saudi Arabia and Softbank Group Corp (SBG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, under which the oil rich kingdom will be a primary investor in its Softbank Vision Fund, to be dedicated to investments in the technology sector. The investment Read more

Saudi Fund Injects $3.5 Billion into Uber

Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF,) the oil-rich kingdom’s long-term sovereign investment arm, has pumped $3.5 billion into Uber and will henceforth occupy a seat as a member of the Board of Directors. The amount is the highest solitary amount Read more

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, a Broad Reform Plan

Saudi Arabia will embark on a broad reform plan meant to diversify the country’s economy beyond dependence on oil exports, state media reported on Monday. The plan, known as Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, was approved Monday by the Saudi cabinet. Read more

KSA Preparing for Post Oil-Era, Deputy Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia is stepping up efforts to shift its economy’s reliance away from oil with investments from the Public Investment Fund (PIF) expected to control more than $2 trillion. The announcement was made by Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister, Read more