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Strong investment returns for Kuwait’s FGF offer positive outlook

August 12, 2021 As Kuwait makes strides in investing its way out of dependency on oil money, the Future Generations Fund (FGF), sees its growth over the past five years exceed the country’s total revenue from oil for the same period. A national savings pot designed to help the country prepare for life after oil, the fund’s total assets have…

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Capital and BlackRock form private equity partnership

August 11, 2021 Abu Dhabi’s asset management subsidiary Mubadala Capital has inked a $1.2 billion deal with a consortium of investors led Blackrock - and this appears to be just the start. Although the deal structure with the world’s largest asset manager is unique, the sovereign wealth fund subsidiary has done similar before; Ardian’s $2.5 billion to Mubadala was one of…

Record number of foreign investor licenses issued by Saudi Arabia, noted in UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2021

August 11, 2021 With continued global interest in Saudi financial assets, FDI inflow into Saudi Arabia is today at its highest level since 2016 when Vision 2030 was launched.  The Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia’s (MISA) latest update echoes trends highlighted in UNCTAD’s World Investment Report, confirming the highest demand for foreign investor licenses since records began in 2005.…

Invesco: Middle East sovereigns focus on liquidity as over half saw drawdowns in 2020

July 13, 2021 As the majority of governments stepped in to support local economies and plug fiscal deficits, over half of the sovereigns in the Middle East region saw drawdowns, compared with a third globally. Of these 78 percent were from liquidity sovereigns and 58 percent from investment sovereigns.  Middle East sovereign funds built large liquidity reserves following the global…

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Middle East based boutiques offer alternative to global firms

April 7, 2019 (Dubai) Greenstone Equity Partners is leading the dialogue on challenges faced by bankers looking to go it alone in the Middle East.  Greenstone Equity Partners' Alex Gemici, was quoted: Even if the founder has deep personal relationships within the region, clients and counterparties want to feel comfortable that any new firm will have longevity and will operate…

Liquidity becoming key for investing in hedge funds

April 7, 2019 (Dubai) Greenstone Equity Partners shares it's depth and breadth of expert industry knowledge on hedge funds.  Alex Gemici, Greenstone's CEO has been quoted: There has been a swing back to high quality hedge funds in recent years as investors have begun to ascribe greater value to liquidity. In asset classes such as private equity or venture capital,…

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