- One Cabot Square noted as landmark office property at Canary Wharf
Doha, 17 February 2012 – Qatar Holding LLC is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the London headquarters of Credit Suisse at One Cabot Square in Canary Wharf, London. The 546,114 square feet building will be leased back under a long-term agreement with Credit Suisse that runs until 2034.
One Cabot Square is a landmark Central London office building prominently situated in the heart of Canary Wharf, an iconic and internationally renowned business and shopping district. Completed in 1991 and designed by international architects Pei Cobb Freed Partners, the building was constructed by Canary Wharf Group in which Qatar Holding also has a significant ownership interest via Songbird Estates.
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QATAR HOLDING LLC
Qatar Holding LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority, is a global investment corporation and a preferred partner of choice for investors, financiers and other stakeholders.
It is envisaged that the already significant investment portfolio of Qatar Holding will continue to grow. Key investments of Qatar Holding include Agricultural Bank of China, Barclays plc, Canary Wharf Group (via Songbird Estates), Credit Suisse Group, Harrods Group, Hassad Food Company, Iberdrola SA, J Sainsbury plc, London Stock Exchange, Lagardere, Porsche, Qatar Exchange, Qatar Telecom, Qatar National Bank, Santander Brasil and Volkswagen AG.