Founded in 1985, Wafra Investment Advisory Group is an investment management company regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company has expertise in providing private portfolio security and asset management services. It has a staff of more than 55 individuals. Wafra Investment Advisory Group specializes to manage funds for the financial institutions of Kuwait and other Gulf states in the United States, as well as serves over 30 institutional and private clients worldwide. The company s alternative investments division offers consulting solutions for clients on the selection and monitoring of investment managers. In addition, it structures and advises on collateralized financial and lease products.