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Mubadala titled ‘Fund of the Year’ for global partnerships and investment activity

January 4, 2022 Mubadala Investment Company has bagged the global sovereign wealth fund industry’s top honor, becoming the “2021 Fund of the Year”, a recognition of its investment acumen and the part it has played in helping the industry to grow last year despite headwinds. The award, from industry tracker Global SWF, is also an acknowledgement of the Abu Dhabi…

UAE commits $100 billion in India for new investment and infrastructure creations

December 19, 2021 India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, discussed the opportunities with industry leaders to expand their global footprint by leveraging business platforms and infrastructure offered by the UAE. Dubai’s DP World presented the market expansion opportunities it offers to Indian businesses and exporters, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said in a press release. Read the…

Islamic financing moves internationally and outside the GCC

December 15, 2021 During the past two decades, international banks have brought many progressively advanced Shariah-compliant financial instruments to the market. The market share of Islamic banking reached 27 percent in 2019 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. New research shows that the increasing demand for environmental, social and governance principles in traditional investments is pushing demand for Shariah-complaint wealth management…

Mubadala and Bahrain’s Mumtalakat signs deal to plan for future co-investment opportunities

December 14, 2021 Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company has signed a preliminary agreement with Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat as they plan on to explore co-investment opportunities in around the world. Both companies plan on exchanging knowledge and best practices to improve their investment and operational capabilities. Read the original article in The National News: Mubadala and Bahrain’s Mumtalakat sign…

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund plans to invest $5 billion in Oman

December 9, 2021 According to a statement from the two countries, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia is planning to invest $5 billion in Oman. The plan was announced after the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to his Middle East neighbor. Read the original article in Arab News: Saudi PIF aims to invest $5 billion in…

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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…

Private Equity Headwinds?

July 27, 2021  (Dubai) An opinion piece by Alex Gemici, Chairman & CEO, Greenstone Equity Partners The market to acquire or invest into middle market companies, the primary strategy of private equity funds, is overheated with ever increasing valuations which make it hard to identify attractive opportunities for the funds to generate the expected returns for investors. The unofficial motto for the…

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