Berkeley Capital Announces Strategic Partnership With GRIP

Partnership to create unique real estate opportunities for global investors

Berkeley Capital, a Cleveland-based private equity firm, today announced its new strategic partnership with GRIP (DIFC), Ltd. (“GRIP”). Berkeley Capital provides a broad network of investment opportunities, and will represent GRIP’s exclusive real estate investment mandate in the United States.

GRIP, as a licensed firm established within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), operates across investment banking services as well as  wealth management and private securities, making it a one-stop gateway for global capital. By combining both firms’ areas of expertise, this partnership helps to create efficiency in cross-border real estate investment.

“We are thrilled to partner with GRIP,” said Berkeley Capital Managing Director Michael Wager. “Their team operates across investment banking services as well as wealth management and private securities, making it a one-stop gateway for global capital. With the help of some of our most trusted strategic partnership advisors like Adnan Zai, we are able to cultivate these important relationships that continue to drive lasting, long-term results.”

“GRIP’s success digital securities investments and wealth management in the GCC region is extremely impressive and we look forward to building a strong and sustainable partnership,” said Adnan Zai, senior partnership advisor with Berkeley Capital. “GRIP demonstrates a unique ability to execute on complex and outside-the-box transactions, so by combining both firms’ areas of expertise, our partnership will excel in creating cross-border real estate investment.”

GRIP serves its clients across the spectrum of capital flows, and for the entire life cycle of a transaction, empowers both investors and issuers to achieve their capital goals every step of the way. The firm is expanding its geographic reach from the Middle East into the United States real estate market.

GRIP Chairman Tony Pettipiece said, “The United States real estate market is attractive to capital sources across our target markets spanning the GCC, Middle Eastern and Asian regions, and we are excited to offer our network of investors a unique source of real estate opportunities through this exceptional partnership with Berkeley Capital. Berkeley’s innovative approach to capital investment will be a driving force to differentiate our offerings in the marketplace.”

About Berkeley Capital

Berkeley Capital is a boutique real estate private equity firm dedicated to creating new investment opportunities for international sources of capital and focusing on providing clients access to alternative investment strategies relevant in today’s economic climate. Its experienced team and flexible approach maximize investor returns and produce results that support clients’ long-term goals of wealth preservation and financial growth. Additional information is available at www.berkeley-capital.com. Follow Berkeley on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

About GRIP

GRIP (DIFC) Ltd. is an investment banking and wealth management firm licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and established within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). The service focus spans Loan Capital Markets (LCM), Debt Capital Markets (DCM), Equity Capital Markets (ECM), M&A – advisory, Wealth Management and Private Securities Marketplace. More information is available at www.gripinvestments.com.

Media Contact:

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​Matt Barkett
Email: pr@Berkeley-Capital.com

Source: Berkeley Capital

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Categories: Real Estate Investments

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