Pulse Capital Partners is an employee-owned and managed partnership consisting of highly experienced industry professionals. Pulse has global marketing, investment, risk management, operational and administrative teams all of which serve the needs of the firm's fund manager and investor clients.

Gary S. Long
Managing Partner & CEO

Gary Long is a founding Managing Partner and CEO of Pulse Capital Partners. Prior to joining Pulse, Gary was President and COO of BLM Partners in London. Before BLM, he spent 15 years at Investcorp, where he joined as CFO in 1994 and served as President and COO from 2003 to 2009. Prior to his tenure at Investcorp, Gary held various roles at American Express over a thirteen-year period in the US, UK and Canada. Gary holds a B.A. in Economics with honors from Davidson College, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and completed a professional accounting program with honors at Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Managing Partners

Pulse Capital Partners was founded by industry veterans; Ibrahim Gharghour, Gary S. Long and Jean-Claude Issa El-Khoury. The firm's Managing Partners have a long history of working together in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East in leadership roles with Investcorp and J.P. Morgan. The Managing Partners have built Pulse Capital Partners into a firm with a deep footprint in the Gulf and a highly dedicated team of experienced industry professionals.

Investment Team

The Pulse investment team has deep expertise in hedge fund investments and customizing portfolios for institutional investors. The team has invested over $25 billion in hedge funds since 1996 via co-mingled, proprietary and customized managed accounts. A robust due diligence process, application of dynamic asset allocation methodologies and commitment to risk management have resulted in the delivery of attractive risk adjusted returns for investors across multiple investment cycles.

Operations, Compliance & Administration

Pulse works in tandem with our partners and service providers to ensure that operational best practices are employed and that our compliance regime, managed by our General Counsel, is in conformity with industry regulations and best practices.

Business Development Team

The founding partners have lived and worked in the Gulf, where they have built a large business from the ground up. The Pulse founders have developed deep relationships with institutions based in the Gulf and maintain a regular footprint in the region. The Business Development team at Pulse has combined experience of more than 25 years selling and servicing alternative investment products for institutional clients. The team is organized along both geographic and channel lines and has proven experience in raising initial and acceleration capital for emerging and smaller managers across a broad spectrum of investment styles and strategies.