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ABOUT WAFRA

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 over $23 billion in assets and commitments in a variety of asset strategies from Alternative Finance to Venture Capital.  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.

Research

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.

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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.

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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.

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$ 23.1 Billion

Assets Under Management

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