Wafra Inc. announced its new name, which reflects Wafra’s recent branding efforts promoting Wafra’s values of stability, innovation, and collaboration.
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 4, 2018 – Wafra Inc. (“Wafra” or “the firm”) was founded as Wafra Investment Advisory Group, Inc. in 1985 to manage investments in the U.S. for sovereign institutions from Kuwait and other Gulf states. Since its founding, Wafra has expanded its mission and today manages discretionary capital across a broad set of mandates. Today, Wafra is headquartered in New York and manages ~$20+ billion of AUM across a range of asset classes and strategies.
“We are excited about the rebranding of Wafra Inc. and the future growth trajectory of the firm,” said Christine Iijima, Head of Investor Relations at Wafra.
Wafra has more than $20 billion of assets and commitments under management and invests across a wide range of alternative asset classes. In its pursuit of investment excellence, Wafra connects its investors, partners and stakeholders to foster an exchange of ideas and innovations. Behind Wafra’s investment strategies are professionals headquartered in New York and other financial centers who bring the long-term vision of Wafra’s stakeholders to alternative investments.
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