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
May 31, 2020 (United Arab Emirates) According to an article published by Mubasher, the GCC is well-represented amongst the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, with funds from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait,…
March 5, 2020 (Dubai) In an article published by Banker Middle East, Knight Frank, a leading global property advisory firm has said that according to its projections, the number of…
March 2, 2020 (Singapore) A recent article on Deal Street Asia has reported that the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), and Singapore-based GIC are in talks…
February 26, 2020 (Doha) MENAFN has reported that Qatar First Bank (QFB) and its investors have recently exited a Sharia-compliant aviation deal, selling two Boeing 737-900ER aircraft which were on…
February 24, 2020 (Abu Dhabi) The National has reported that Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), Abu Dhabi’s strategic investment arm has taken a 10% stake in the €10 billion French investment…
February 20, 2020 (Mumbai) A recent article on ET Markets reported that global investors including Brookfield, Omers, and Abu Dhabi based Mubadala and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) are in…
February 14, 2020 (Oman) Funds Global MENA has reported that Rakiza, a State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) backed infrastructure-focused fund launched in 2018 is actively looking to increase its investment…
February 12, 2020 (Abu Dhabi) According to Arabian Business, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) along with Singapore's GIC and Alpha Pacific Group (APG), Blackstone and other major private equity…
February 11, 2020 (Abu Dhabi) A recent article on Thomson Reuters has reported that Abu Dhabi based Mubadala is looking to significantly increase investment into life science and healthcare space,…
February 6, 2020 (Abu Dhabi) A recent article on Arabian Business has reported that Mubadala is working with Rothschild & Co. on structuring a potential deal with Jadwa to purchase…
February 2, 2020 (Dubai) Wamda has reported that the US-based digital broker Gabi has raised $27 million in Series B funding led by Abu Dhabi's Mubadala. Gabi's investor base includes…
January 28, 2020 (Dammam) A recent article on Unlock has reported that Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) has recently invested $5 million into VAKT, a blockchain-based post-trade platform. Managing physical…
January 16, 2020 (Abu Dhabi) According to PV Magazine, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has committed $105 million to half a dozen Caribbean and Africa based megawatt-scale projects…
January 14, 2020 (Abu Dhabi) A recent article on Bloomberg reported that Abu Dhabi based sovereign wealth fund, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) is expected to sell $2 billion…
December 20, 2019 (Saudi Arabia) According to the Saudi Gazette, the General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has announced a joint venture (JV) between the Al Rushaid Group and the French-based Optimum…