known as “HBJ” in London’s financial circles, the 62-year-old was named the “man who bought London” after he used his wealth, as well as his influence as the head of Qatar’s multibillion dollar sovereign wealth fund, the Qatari Investment Authority, to expand Qatar’s financial assets in London through a series of valuable assets.
Former PM of Qatar was one of Time’s ‘most influential people’ and named in both Panama and Pandora PapersWith an estimated personal net worth of over $1.2bn (almost £1bn) according to Forbes, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani, the former prime minister of Qatar, is one of the country’s richest men – and has often garnered attention because of his wealth and is currently in the headlines over alleged cash donations to Prince Charles.Sometimes
Source: the guardian
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- Aide brought in after 'cash for honours' scandal allegedly helped count Qatari cash for Charles (daily mail – mail online)
- ‘The man who bought London’: Qatar billionaire behind Prince Charles scandal (the guardian)