The fund, set up in 1969 by Mr Soros, bought 2 per cent of ONA's capital and 15 per cent of its holding subsidiary, Diwan. ONA is active in fisheries, agro-industry, mining, property, banking, sugar, textiles and has capital of pounds 247m.
The Moroccan royal family holds 18 per cent and its chief executive is Fouad Filali, son-in-law of King Hassan.
ONA turnover this year has been estimated at 24.3 billion dirhams ( pounds 1.89bn). Mr Soros is in Morocco holding an annual board meeting of Soros Fund Management in Marrakesh.
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