Wafra is an investment firm established to build long-term prosperity for asset owners around the world. Wafra means “abundance” and for over three decades we have worked patiently and sought to creatively deliver on this promise. We currently manage approximately $24 billion in assets and commitments in a variety of asset strategies from Strategic Partnerships to Consulting Services. Behind our investment strategies are talented professionals, principally in New York and other financial centers, who bring expertise and experience to deliver strategic, reward-focused solutions. Wafra seeks to provide long-term investment return solutions that span not just years, but generations.
Q2 19: The Evolution of Pension Management - Building In-House Capabilities
Diversification into alternative asset classes can provide attractive returns relative to traditional liquid portfolios, but this comes with higher fees to third-party managers. Pensions are developing new approaches to control fees and capture return; for large, established pensions, insourcing investment teams is an attractive solution.Download report
2018: Introducing Confidence Building Measures to PRI Signatories
Against a backdrop of increasing usage of ESG data from both investors and companies, there are debates over the quality and veracity of this information; this report explores the implementation of confidence building measures to negate these debates.Download report
Q1 2017: First Time’s A Charm
First-time private equity funds have seen a recent rise in popularity as the current low-return world is forcing investors to reassess their risk/reward assessments across asset classes and strategies within those asset classes.Download report
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Capital Constellation Receives Increased Commitments Bringing Total Funding to $1.2 Billion
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (“APFC”) and The Railways Pension Scheme (“RPMI Railpen”) Increase Commitment to Capital Constellation by $200 Million.Read article
Capital Constellation Offers Co-Investment Capital to Its “Next-Gen” Firms
March 25, 2020 – Capital Constellation is building on its next-generation private-equity business by offering coinvestment
capital to managers it backs.
Argo, Wafra, Macquarie Invest in Data-Center Provider TierPoint
TierPoint LLC, a provider of data centers and other technology services to clients including Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. and the National Hockey League, is getting backing from a group led by Argo Infrastructure Partners, Wafra Inc., and Macquarie Group Ltd.’s principal investment arm.Read article