18 January, 2024 (Dubai, UAE)
Greenstone Equity Partners, the Middle East’s leading capital raising firm, has announced an alliance with North American real estate investment firm Trez Capital to enable investors in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region to access short-duration, income-oriented private real estate funds in the United States.
With a robust history spanning over 25 years, Trez Capital manages in excess of $5.3 billion CAD in assets under management (AUM) and serves retail and institutional investors worldwide, offering commercial real estate strategies in a variety of opportunistic debt and equity funds, as well as other custom mandates. With offices across North America, the firm’s track record includes investing over $17.5 billion CAD across 1,700 transactions, underscoring its expertise in the U.S. commercial real estate sector. Under this partnership, Greenstone Equity Partners will act as the exclusive GCC distributor for Trez Capital, leveraging its expansive network to introduce GCC investors to Trez Capital’s investment opportunities, especially in the burgeoning Sunbelt markets of the U.S.
John D. Hutchinson, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Global Head of Origination of Trez Capital, expressed his enthusiasm about venturing into the GCC market:
“We are thrilled to bring our specialized U.S commercial real estate funds to the GCC market with Greenstone Equity Partners. As we continue to expand our global footprint, we aim to provide access to opportunities in growing markets that meet evolving investor needs.”
Alex Gemici, Chief Executive Officer of Greenstone Equity Partners, also commented on the new offering:
“Greenstone is committed to presenting leading international investment opportunities to GCC investors. Enabling investors to access investment opportunities with Trez Capital is a testament to our dedication to that commitment.”