Greenstone is the largest and most deeply connected fund placement firm in the GCC. Headquartered in Dubai, Greenstone has seven local coverage offices across the five countries in which it’s licensed.
Greenstone prides itself on continually strengthening its deeply-rooted relationships with the GCC’s most significant Sovereign Wealth Funds, public investment entities, mid-cap institutional investors, and family offices.
Greenstone carefully selects its fund manager partners across various sectors, geographies, and asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, real estate, private debt, infrastructure, and hedge funds.
Hyper-Local Execution for Extraordinary Results
Being an active part of the local community is incredibly valuable in a region where relationships matter above all else. Greenstone’s founding vision to maintain a radical focus on five countries has resulted in favored relationships across the full spectrum of institutional and non-institutional investors.
Greenstone and its GCC-based investors share our regional culture and frequently connect with each other. In this manner, Greenstone earns commitments for its fund manager partners through its deep understanding of investor allocation needs, governance requirements, and due diligence process on an investor-by-investor basis.
Commitments by Ticket Size
- ~$2-$5 million
- $5-$24 million
- $25-$99 million
- $100+ million
Commitments by Country
- Saudi Arabia
Commitments by Investor Type
- Family Offices
- Private Institutions
- SWF/Govt Institutions
At Greenstone, we work passionately to bring about the brightest future for all our stakeholders. Our Vision is:
To be, by every meaningful metric, the most valuable provider of capital raising solutions for our fund manager partners.
To have a substantial positive impact on the long term wealth of GCC-based investors.
And, to be the employer-of-choice for the GCC’s most talented industry professionals.
At Greenstone, our Mission is:
To accelerate our fund manager partners’ abilities to broaden their investor bases and scale capital in the GCC.
To substantially expand the GCC’s access to highly-desired, industry-leading private investment opportunities around the world.
And, to provide our team members with limitless opportunities for career growth and professional accomplishment.
Principles of Success
- We continually seek to strengthen our relationships and build longlasting trust within our local and global industry communities.
- We proactively re-invest in hyper-local, fully-compliant execution.
- We pay close attention to detail, collaborate synergistically, and focus on driving results.
- We endlessly improve our workplace, our resources, our team, our capabilities, and our expertise.
- We uphold the highest standards of integrity and ethics required of industry-leading professionals.
Founded by 35-year industry veteran Alex Gemici, Greenstone’s diverse team of industry-leading professionals fuels the firm’s success.
We thrive on continual collaboration, entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to success. Our daily actions demonstrate our complete dedication to driving substantial results for our local investor communities, our global fund manager partners, and our fellow team members.
Greenstone’s placement leadership team has over 60 years of collective capital raising expertise in the GCC. Combined with the firm’s vast local resources and on-the-ground execution, the scale of Greenstone’s capabilities in the region is unparalleled.
Greenstone Investors in the News
November 1, 2020 According to a New World Wealth report, the UAE is the wealthiest nation in the Middle East, and Dubai is the wealthiest city in the Middle East.…
October 21, 2020 According to an article shared by Preqin, UAE-based private investment firm Al Nahdha is eyeing opportunities to allocate significant capital into venture, growth, and mid-cap buyout strategies…
October 17, 2020 Forbes Middle East reports that the GCC countries and their national oil companies are investing heavily in infrastructure, real estate, and private equity strategies to create stable…
October 16, 2020 Albawaba has published an article referencing a recent Wealth-X World Ultra Wealth Report, highlighting that the number of Middle Eastern HNW investors grew 0.7% to 9,780 in…
September 27, 2020 Arab News has published an article describing the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF)’s ambition in becoming a global leader in institutional investing. According to the…
September 25, 2020 According to an article published by Sky News, Kuwait Investment Office (KIO) is in negotiations to acquire £250 million worth of shares at Rolls-Royce. The article reports…
September 16, 2020 Per a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and according to an article published by World Oil, UAE-based sovereign wealth fund Abu Dhabi Investment Authority…
September 10, 2020 Zawya has reported that Abu Dhabi-based Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has been ranked third among 89 global sovereign wealth funds in September with $579.6 billion assets.…
July 29, 2020 (Middle East) Bloomberg has reported that Kuwait’s Public Institution for Social Security had an investment profit of $7.3 billion in the three months through June, which corresponds…
July 29, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) According to an article published by Arabian Business, Kuwait’s Public Institution for Social Security (PISS) posted a record first-quarter investment profit of $7.3 billion…
July 22, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) Arabian Business has reported that Gulf investors showed strong interest in the UK property market and made significant acquisitions based on the Sterling Pound's…
July 20, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) According to a report published by Boston Consulting Group, the National has reported that UAE millionaires’ combined wealth expects growth of 4.2% year on…
July 20, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) Arabian Business has reported that Middle East-based sovereign wealth funds are planning to increase their exposure to European assets as the prices take a…
June 22, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) The Economic Times has reported that Abu Dhabi’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, Mubadala, is eyeing investment opportunities in Asia, focusing on medical technology, agricultural technology,…
June 22, 2020 According to the article published by Arabian Business, Abu Dhabi’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Mubadala is substantially increasing its technology investments following its $1.2 billion investment in India…