Greenstone is the largest and most deeply connected fund placement firm in the GCC.
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 hyper-focus on GCC investors 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 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.
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