Twitter has won a $300 million investment from Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal as it pushes through a redesign of its site to attract advertisers. Mr. Alwaleed agreed to buy a “strategic stake” with his investment company, Kingdom Holding, the company said today.
Its international investments include:
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Hotel George V, Paris
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
Procter & Gamble
The Walt Disney Company
LBCI Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International
SAMBA, Saudi American Bank
Rotana Group the Arab World’s largest entertainment company
Kingdom Hotels International, public company listed on the Dubai International Financial Exchange
and the company announced plans for the construction of Kingdom Tower, which will become the tallest building in the world.
surprised by the companies listed above ? Well the purchase hasnt been the best liking to the middles east citizens as much of the #Arabs spring/uprising was mainly tweeted .
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