Gaiah Partners prides itself on having relationships with key institutions, high net worth individuals and family offices across the Middle East. Gaiah Partners’ network includes a range of asset managers in the U.S and in Europe across various asset classes including private equity, real estate, and early-stage venture funds in both primary and secondary placements .
To bridge smart capital from the Middle East with asset managers and entrepreneurs in the U.S and Europe.
To create and cultivate strategic and mutually beneficial relationships between parties with aligned interests and goals.
To co-invest in
select opportunities alongside our clients.
To consistently maximize value for our stakeholders
by applying the highest standards
of professionalism and expertise.
Jumana has spent 8 years working in the financial services industry in London and in Dubai. Jumana started off her career at Barclays Bank within their wealth and investment management division as a Private Bank Executive where she assisted in overseeing a portfolio of ultra-high net worth clients across East Africa, the UAE, Oman, and Jordan. She thereafter joined Safanad Limited where she worked closely with their Investment Partners to ensure effective transaction execution. Jumana was strategically focused on supporting the Investment Partners Group in the firm’s business development and growth strategy. Ms. El-Saadi holds an MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School and a BSc Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Raya has over 10 years of experience in the Investment Banking and Asset Management space. She spent 5 years at Credit Suisse in London within their IBD/Alternative Placements division before joining Frontier Investment Management Partners. Raya was heading the fundraising for the firm's flagship Frontier hedge fund for 5 years. She is currently a Partner at Razor Capital where she is focused on business development efforts of the firm. Raya holds a BA from the American University of Beirut and is currently completing her Executive MBA from London Business School.