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ESG investments boosts to $22.7 billion by global sovereign wealth funds in 2021

January 18, 2022 Investments by sovereign investors globally into funds and companies following environmental, social and governance standards surged by more than three times last year as government investment arms continued to add sustainability-linked assets to their portfolios. Investments by sovereign wealth funds in the ESG space surged to $22.7 billion at the end of last year from $7.2bn reported…

Kuwait sovereign wealth fund remains third highest

January 6, 2022 According to an announcement made by The International Institute for Global Sovereign Funds, Kuwait’s sovereign wealth fund has retained the third place among the largest sovereign funds. The Norwegian sovereign fund continues to be in the leading position, followed by the Chinese Investment Authority in the second place, reports Al-Anba daily. In a new update of the…

UAE sovereign wealth funds assets rises to Dh5.9 trillion

January 5, 2022 The UAE sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) assets have exponentially grown in 2021, jumping by over 18 per cent or $250 billion (Dh917.5 billion), on the back of the gains in equity markets as well as recovery in oil prices after a tough previous year due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Global SWF's 2022…

UAE firms eager to invest in semiconductor businesses and technical industries in US

January 4, 2022 UAE companies are keen to invest in technical industries, semiconductor businesses and information technology projects in the world’s largest economy, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Economy. Ahmad Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs made the remarks during the UAE-US Innovation and Investment conference that was held recently, the Ministry of…

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Pelion Venture Partners Close Pelion Venture Partners Fund VII at $365 Million

December 14, 2021  (Dubai, UAE) Earlier this month, Pelion Venture Partners announced the October closure of their Pelion Venture Partners Fund VII at $365 million, exceeding their initial target of $250 million. Greenstone Equity Partners, the largest licensed fund placement firm in the Middle East, supported Pelion Venture Partners in achieving fund closure by raising capital from its network of GCC-based…

Venturing Forth: prospects for the Private Equity and Venture Capital market in the Middle East

August 3, 2021  (Dubai) In an interview by MEA Finance Magazine, Greenstone Equity Partners' Chairman, CEO and Founder Alex Gemici, paints a detailed picture of the prospects for the Private Equity and Venture Capital market in the Middle East.  Highlights from the interview include: Commenting on the expectation that Private Equity firms to become more involved in M&A in the…

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