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Stock Exchange in Abu Dhabi signs tech agreement with Nasdaq to launch derivatives

September 5, 2021 As part of its plans to launch a derivatives market, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has signed an agreement with Nasdaq to deliver marketplace technology solutions and further diversify investment avenues, providing investors with hedging tools for effective risk management. The exchange plans to launch single stock futures and index futures as well as central counterparty clearing,…

World’s millionaires moving to Dubai for safety, luxury and tax benefits

September 5, 2021 According to New World Wealth, a research firm that tracks the wealth and movements of millionaires, multi-millionaires and billionaires globally, Dubai’s population of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), rose to 54,000 in June 2021, up from 52,000 in December 2020. Overall wealth inflow in Dubai was seen to have grown by Dh143 billion to nearly Dh2 trillion. Read the…

Middle East Investors rally behind new hedge fund

September 20, 2021 A new investment firm founded in 2021 by Steven Mnuchin, Liberty Strategic Capital, has raised $2.5 billion attracting investments from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East, including the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, where he traveled extensively as US Treasury secretary.  The fund is reported to be focused on deploying in technology, financial services,…

Technology, energy and financials are focus of Middle Eastern Investors

September 2, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Middle Eastern investors to shift away from traditional fixed income into assets such as private equity, real estate, and hedge funds.  Many investors are focused on creating a balanced investment strategy that takes into account their specific risk appetite, and also look for stability, diversification, and alpha generating opportunities within their investment…

Mubadala closes third PE fund at $1.6 billion

August 17, 2021 Mubadala Capital has reported that its private equity Fund III has raised $1.6 billion in capital commitments from a diverse set of new and existing investors including leading pension plans, endowments, insurance plans, government institutions, family offices and private equity firms across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  An asset management arm of Abu Dhabi’s…

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Greenstone recognized globally as top placement firm in 2018 and 2019

December 5, 2019  (Dubai) In an article by Institutional Investor, Greenstone Equity Partners was highlighted as the top placement agent for funds closed from the beginning of 2018 through June 30, 2019. Greenstone assisted 32 funds which attracted a total of $17.9 billion over that period, according to Preqin's December 2019 League Tables special report on Prominent Placement Agents.  Preqin…

Middle East investors looking for the right strategies

September 29, 2019  (Dubai) In an interview by Banker Middle East, Greenstone Equity Partners' Chairman, CEO and Founder Alex Gemici, provides valuable insight on the current global political environment and the precarious position of the markets make existing geopolitical tension more of a risk than before.  Highlights from the interview include: Commenting on the challenging geopolitical operating conditions, Alex Gemici…

Abraaj collapse drives GCC-based investors towards U.S. and European fund managers

August 1, 2019 (Dubai) In the wake of the Abraaj collapse, Greenstone Equity Partners observes GCC-based investors accelerating towards well-established fund managers in the U.S. and Europe, preferring to commit fund capital to safer havens in a flight to quality.  Greenstone’s Chairman and CEO Alex Gemici was quoted in Bloomberg as stating: “The collapse of Abraaj has eroded institutional investor…

Greenstone becomes first Fund Placement Firm licensed by UAE Securities and Commodities Authority

June 11, 2019  (Dubai) Greenstone Equity Partners, the largest fund placement firm in the Middle East, has become the first firm of its kind to obtain a license to promote financial products and foreign securities by the UAE's Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). The SCA has granted Greenstone’s UAE subsidiary, Greenstone Equity Partners Financial Products Promotion L.L.C., a license to perform…

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