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UAE’s ADIA and ADQ support the first Africa Sovereign Investors Forum and sign Rabat Declaration the Rabat Declaration

June 22, 2022 Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and ADQ, have signed the Rabat Declaration, extending support to the first Africa Sovereign Investors Forum (ASIF), organized by Ithmar Capital, Morocco’s sovereign strategic investment fund. The Rabat Declaration marks “the establishment of ASIF as a facilitator and a catalyzer of bankable investment opportunities”. The forum brought together the region’s leading sovereign…

In the next five years, MENA energy investments will reach $879 billion

June 14, 2022 Energy investments in the Middle East and North Africa are projected to grow 9 per cent in the next five years to more than $879 billion, as energy exporters boost spending amid higher oil revenue, according to a report by Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp). The investments, which include both planned and committed investments in the region…

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…

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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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