US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (pictured) said on Monday that the US was open to investment by sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and private foreign companies in a move to allay concerns over the increasingly protectionist rhetoric coming out of the US. ArabianBusiness.com takes a looks at the recent history of Gulf investments in the US and the reaction to them. (Getty Images)
From underwater mining to luxury yachts, Mohammed Al Barwani has interests in a staggering range of industries. The chairman of MB Holding explains how he built the firm from scratch to become a billion-dollar player.