Q&A

"Technology is not a sector it's an enabler" – Q&A with Gateway Partners' Huda al-Lawati

"Technology is not a sector it's an enabler" – Q&A with Gateway Partners' Huda al-Lawati

Originally from Oman, Huda al Lawati (pictured) has earned degrees in both Business Economics and Neuroscience from US-based Brown University. Having joined Saudi-listed consumer conglomerate Savola as chief investment officer in 2015, she was responsible for portfolio management, M&A, investor relations and strategy there.

MANAGER INSIGHTS

Swinging the direct investment pendulum back to investors

Swinging the direct investment pendulum back to investors

New York-based Grafine Partners, established by former Riverstone Holdings’ executive Elizabeth Weymouth, is hoping to fill what it regards as a key gap in the market, by providing institutional investors with a dedicated direct investment platform; one that places emphasis on patient, creative and sophisticated capital and a way for large investors to look beyond the usual ‘2 & 20’ fee model charged by traditional commingled funds.