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Founded in 1985, Wafra is an SEC-registered investment adviser that is beneficially owned by the Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait. Wafra manages investment vehicles pursuing a variety of strategies and asset classes, including strategic partnerships, alternative finance, real assets (including real estate and infrastructure), liquid markets, private equity and venture capital. Wafra, together with its affiliates, has discretionary and non-discretionary assets under management (including undrawn capital commitments) of $23.9 billion (estimated as of June 30, 2018). Wafra, together with its affiliates, employs more than 150 people, including over 60 investment professionals, and its principal offices are in New York, with affiliated offices in Texas, Luxembourg, Bermuda, Germany, and an associated office in Kuwait. Wafra’s Real Estate Division has discretionary and non-discretionary assets under management (including undrawn capital commitments) of $1.8 billion (estimated as of November 20, 2018), with investments in real estate assets in the United States and Canada valued at over $4.0 billion. The group‘s core competence is investing in well-located, high quality properties across all asset classes that are primarily located throughout North America.