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Italy looks to attract additional investments from PIF

May 05, 2023 The Italian government is looking to increase investment in the country from the Public Investment Fund, the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia. A delegation of Saudi entrepreneurs and investors, led by the President of the Saudi- Italian Business Council Kamel Al- Munajjed, met in Rome on Thursday with the Italian Minister for Economic Development- Adolfo Urso.…

Total assets managed by Saudi’s PIF valued to be at $650 billion

April 20, 2023 From $150 billion of assets in 2015, Public Investment Fund (PIF) now manage around $650 billion of assets, the fund governor said. Yasir Al-Rumayyan said the fund wants to increase the value of its assets to $1 trillion in 2025 and between $2-3 trillion by 2030. Al-Rumayyan indicated that the fund is the world’s largest investor in…

UK decides not to proceed with tax on Gulf SWFs

April 13, 2023 The UK’s investment minister has highlighted the recent decision to scrap plans to impose a tax on Gulf sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) investing in the country as evidence of the importance the British government places on the region.  ”Collaborative relationships with Gulf sovereign wealth funds are very important to the UK and our decision not to tax…

DP World’s investments in the logistics sector totaled more than $10 billion since 2012

April 02, 2023 Dubai’s DP World has invested more than $10 billion (Dhs37.3 billion) in the global logistics sector since 2012, making it one of the top five overseas investors in this period, according to the latest foreign direct investment (FDI) data from FDI Intelligence. The state-owned ports operator ranked fifth in the world in 2022 by total value of…

Mubadala, Ares partner to deploy $1 billion through JV into credit secondaries

March 23, 2023 Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) and Ares Management Corporation plan to deploy approximately $1 billion in global credit secondaries opportunities through a joint venture. The venture represents a key milestone for both organizations and will enhance Mubadala’s positioning within the secondaries credit market while enabling Ares to significantly scale its offering. Meanwhile, the Global Sovereign Wealth…

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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…

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