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Abu Dhabi Based The National Investor Joins Global Alliance Partners



Hong Kong, July 8, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Global Alliance Partners (GAP; www.globalalliancepartners.com ), an international network of regulated financial services companies focused on the mid capital market, announced today that Abu Dhabi based The National Investor (TNI, www.tni.ae) has joined the Alliance to become its third partner in the Middle East.

GAP Chairman Mr. Bernard Pouliot said, "I am delighted to welcome one of the longest-standing investment firms in the UAE as our partner. TNI will reinforce access for our partner firms to UAE / GCC investor market and induce MENA deal flow."

TNI is a preeminent investment management and advisory franchise in the UAE, established in Abu Dhabi since 1994. It initially started as an incubator and advisor of various business in Abu Dhabi and went on to be one of the most recognized and accomplished lead managers of UAE initial public offering. Today, TNI has a diversified business model which also focuses on investment management and principal investments into various asset classes, including real estate.

Mr. Yasser Geissah, the CEO of TNI, envisions drawing cross border connections as he drives the company forward. "TNI has a strong track-record of advising on and investing in a number of transactions in sectors that include Real Estate, Healthcare, Oil & Gas Services, Hospitality, Contracting and Construction, Retail & Leisure and General Industrials. We hope to be able to be able to attract investors from the GAP network into the UAE and concurrently provide our clients with investment opportunities in the various GAP jurisdictions" Mr. Geissah said.

Global Alliance Partners has 57 offices in 25 countries worldwide. To date, our Partner Firms have completed about 720 corporate transactions in 63 countries valued close to US$ 26.7 billion; and manage over US$ 6.4 billion worth of individual and institutional funds.

About Global Alliance Partners (GAP)
Global Alliance Partners is a network organization of internationally-minded financial partners focusing on the capital midmarket. GAP provides its client base with local service and expertise, coupled with international reach and access in private equity, corporate fund raising, stock broking, and fund management. Global Alliance Partners bridges the gap between investment opportunities in the leading, emerging, or frontier markets, and the key sources of investment risk capital.

About The National Investor (TNI)
GAP member The National Investor is a leading privately owned Abu Dhabi-based investment management and advisory firm. TNI, the longest-standing investment firms in the UAE, is built around three strategic businesses: asset management, merchant banking and principal investments, which includes real estate. The firm provides a wide range of investment management and advisory services to a substantial client base that includes listed and privately owned companies, financial and government institutions, as well as high net-worth individuals.


Contact:
Mr. Bernard Pouliot
Chairman of Global Alliance Partners
and of Quam Financial Services Group
18-19 Floors, China Building
29 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong SAR
Tel: +852 2217 2848
Fax: +852 2624 8207
Email: bernard.pouliot@quamgroup.com

Mr. Yasser Geissah
Chief Executive Officer
The National Investor
TNI Tower, Zayed 1st Street, Khalidiya, P.O. Box 47435,
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Tel: (+971) 2 619 2300
Fax: (+971) 2 619 2400
Email: ygeissah@tni.ae

Ms. Coy Roldan
Group Marketing & Communications Director
Global Alliance Partners
18-19 Floors, China Building
29 Queen's Road Central
Central, Hong Kong SAR
Tel: +852 2217 2891
Mobile: +852 9707 9889
Email: coyroldan@globalalliancepartners.com

Source: Global Alliance Partners

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