Greenstone is the largest and most deeply connected fund placement firm in the GCC. Headquartered in Dubai, Greenstone has six 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
February 24, 2021 According to an article published by Arab News, Saud Arabia's premier investing institution the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has seen a significant increase in the valuation of…
February 16, 2021 According to an article published by Reuters, Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) is taking advantage of market weaknesses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020,…
February 10, 2021 According to an article published by Business Standard, several of the GCC's largest investors, including Saudi Arabia's PIF, and Qatari and UAE sovereign wealth funds are lining…
February 8, 2021 According to an article published by The National, Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Company and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), who have combined commitments of $83 billion…
February 8, 2021 According to an article published by Doha News, Qatar First Bank (QFB), the first independent Shariah-compliant bank authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority, has purchased an award-winning…
January 26, 2021 According to an article published by Gulf Today, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has spent the past decade financing innovative renewable-energy projects which have benefited…
January 25, 2021 According to an article published by Arabian Business Global, Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) led its fellow Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds, which together invested over…
January 19, 2021 According to an article published by Bloomberg, Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is looking east to Asia for deals in an effort to diversify…
January 14, 2021 A recent article in Arab News quoted the governor of The Public Investment Fund (PIF), Mr. Yasir Al-Rumayyan as saying 'the size of PIF is currently about…
January 10, 2021 According to an article published by Gulf Business, Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala is overhauling its structure and deploying capital with the expectation of doubling in size to nearly…
December 21, 2020 According to an article published by Zawya, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates remained bullish on Indian opportunities in 2020. Earlier in 2019, the Saudi Crown…
December 12, 2020 According to an article published by Gulf Business, GCC institutional investors and high net worth individuals are actively eyeing direct and indirect investment opportunities in logistics and…
December 9, 2020 According to an article published by Arabian Business, GCC investors are allocating substantial capital into sustainable and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) compliant opportunities globally. These allocations…
December 5, 2020 According to a Wall Street Journal article, Mubadala, one of the United Arab Emirates leading sovereign wealth funds with over USD 230 billion in assets under management…
November 18, 2020 According to an article published by Albawaba, GCC’s cash abundant individuals and families are highly interested in sustainable investing. The article notes that 58% percent of high-net…