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Mercedes-Benz Launches New A-Class Production

RASTATT, GERMANY - JULY 16: Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz emblems stand ready for attachment to the new A-Class Mercedes-Benz passenger car at the Mercedes-Benz factory on July 16, 2012 in Rastatt, Germany. Mercedes is struggling with difficult market conditions in Europe yet expects to achieve record global sales for the year on the heels of selling 652,924 cars in the first six months of 2012. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

The hottest investments made by Gulf Arabs

It takes more than petrodollars to make smart investments. From London to Paris to New York, GCC Arabs are spreading their financial clout far and wide. Here's a look at some of their trophy assets.