Portugal, 01/09/2021

The Emerald Group is delighted to announce the acquisition of Optime Investments by its Portuguese subsidiary Emerald Europe Lda, and subsequent re-branding to Green One Capital. The decision was taken to reflect the firm’s ongoing commitment to Social Impact investing.

Green One Capital is an alternative asset management and investment firm established in Portugal and regulated by the Portuguese Securities Market Commission. The Emerald Group’s acquisition reflects its ongoing pledge to support the areas of Impact, Social and Green investing and continues its ambition to expand its reach globally.   

Green One Capital invests across a range of alternative social entrepreneurship and private equity funds with high growth potential and has an impressive current line-up of projects. To date GOC manages over €270m in assets under management.

The Green One Capital’s team has over 100+ years of expertise and skills from leadership, business strategy, project development, new markets, risk management, fundraising, technology, information technology, project development, operations, through to marketing, and sales.

The acquisition takes advantage of the Emerald Group’s international network with the ambition to further deliver attractive opportunities across varying market conditions. The Emerald Group’s impeccable operations will assist Green One Capital and support serving clients through diligence and transparency.

About Emerald Group

Emerald Group is an international investment company headquartered in Dubai International Financial Centre, UAE, and was founded in 2009. The Group’s ambition is to become a reference for investing in social impact-related projects with an additional, but not exclusive, focus on Africa, and in the context of emerging markets. The firm is proud to adhere to the most demanding international standards of transparency and sustainability in the conduct of its business.

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Emerald Group – Investors Relations
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 452 7272
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