Since inception, ADQ has served as a sustainable investor that is accelerating the transformation of Abu Dhabi into a globally competitive economy. We are well-positioned to deliver on this mandate by building economic clusters that are aligned with strategic governmental priorities.
ADQ’s highly proficient and experienced board of directors and management team collectively works to optimize the financial performance of ADQ’s portfolio and grow pioneering businesses across strategic sectors of Abu Dhabi’s economy.
ADQ was established to create further value and future-proof Abu Dhabi’s economy. It brings together some of the Emirate’s most dynamic, transformational and ambitious enterprises through direct and indirect investments across key sectors of the local economy.
Managing a broad portfolio of assets operating in key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s economy uniquely positions us to influence sustainable outcomes for our nation – ultimately making a positive impact on the communities where we operate and improving the quality of life for future generations.
We are actively enabling Abu Dhabi’s vision to become a digitally enabled economy. We partner and work with the management teams of our portfolio companies to build national, regional and global champions that can help deliver this vision.
Within the UAE’s ‘Principles of the 50’, human capital is viewed as a catalyst for the nation’s competitiveness and future growth over the next 50 years. At ADQ, we are committed to developing, attracting and retaining talent across the organization and building future leaders.
We take a long-term view to investment and continuously identify opportunities that complement Abu Dhabi’sinnovation agenda and solidify its wider ambitions of enhancing R&D throughout the economy. As such, we arepositioning our portfolio for the future by placing innovation and R&D at the heart of our strategy and culture.
Our approach to investing is defined by our ability to deploy capital responsibly and efficiently to further boost the UAE's economic growth and future-proof our nation, underpinned by four main pillars.
As a trusted government partner, ADQ is increasing Abu Dhabi’s sustainable agricultural footprint, driving investments in AgTech solutions, and expanding local farmers’ ability to grow more produce domestically.
Abu Dhabi is home to globally renowned healthcare institutions and pharmaceutical companies, built to support the well-being of a growing population. ADQ’s portfolio companies leverage technology to shape the future of healthcare while keeping patient-centered care, diagnostics and clinical excellence at their core.
Bringing together a portfolio of assets across the entire logistics value chain, ADQ is spearheading the strategy to grow Abu Dhabi’s global connectivity and capitalize on opportunities to enable trade and commerce.
The awards we receive are a testament to our drive, passion and intent to create long-term value. These are some of our accolades.
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Gold Award for the Thought Leadership Campaign of the Year
The Stevie® Awards
The Stevie® Awards are the world's premier business awards. In 2022, our thought leadership platform ADQ FWD was recognized with the Gold Award in the Thought Leadership Campaign of the Year.
Achievement of the Year
New Fund Entry IVCA Awards, India
IVCA Awards recognizes exemplary performance of PE-VCs. We were awarded the Outstanding Achievement of the Year due to our investments in innovative start-ups in India and other key technology hubs. We helped attract entrepreneurial talent to the UAE while aiding the rapid expansion and growth of these across the MENA region.
Syndicated Loan Deal
of the Year
Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards
The Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Middle East Awards recognizes the most innovative and ground-breaking deals from Sovereign, Corporate and Financial Institution issuers and borrowers in the Middle East. ADQ received the Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year, in recognition of its USD 4.5 billion Revolving Credit Facility and Term Loan raised in December 2021.
Best New Investment Management Brand
2022 Global Brands Magazine Awards, UAE
The Global Brand Magazine Awards recognizes and reward companies and titans of industry for their exceptional performance. We were honored to receive this esteemed award and to be recognized as a global brand among companies across the world in several sectors including Banking and Finance, Insurance, Investment, Forex, Pension, Leadership, Lifestyle, Real Estate, Education, Healthcare, Consulting, Food and Beverage, and more.
During Abu Dhabi Finance Week 2023, some of our leadership took the stage to address a diverse and high-profile audience of policymakers, industry leaders, and international investors from the world's leading financial institutions.
ADQ and Qazaqstan Investment Corporation, a fund of private equity funds created to promote the sustainable development of the national economy in the Republic of Kazakhstan, establish a co-investment platform.