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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development’s (ADFD) operations in the area of investments focuses on two main areas:

Liquidity Management

ADFD adopts a highly flexible and secure strategy in liquidity management to maximize its revenues. This is achieved through channelizing investments to various financial instruments that enjoy high levels of security, including bonds and bank deposits. The liquidity management strategy is designed to generate additional revenues and meet the financial obligations of ADFD in a timely manner. A chart is available in the annual report, make sure to add it.


ADFD invests in companies in various countries around the world either through full ownership or equity sharing in partnership with public or private companies. The Fund’s investment strategy complements its mission to accelerate economic development in beneficiary countries. It invests in companies that play a vital role in stimulating economic growth and creating job opportunities across sectors such as tourism, industry, holding companies, real estate, and private equities.​

Sector Distribution of Investments

  • Hotels and tourism
  • 10.3%
  • Agriculture and fisheries
  • 1%
  • Industry
  • 6%
  • Trading
  • 3%
  • Holding companies
  • 8%
  • Private equity funds
  • 4%
  • Real estate
  • 3%
  • Telecommunications
  • 64%

List of ADFD’s Equities

Company Sector Ownership Percentage
UAE: Al Ain Farms for Livestock Production Agriculture & Fisheries 24.5%
Sudan: Al Dhabi Development Company Holding 100%
Morocco: Maroc Telecom Telecommunications 4.5%
Morocco: Rebab Holding 82.82%
Morocco: Union Maroc Emirats Arabes Unis de Pêche(UMEP) Agriculture & Fishery 40%
Morocco: Delma D’investissements Touristiques S.A. Tourism 33.71%
Morocco: Societe Palmeraie Emirats Maroc(PALMARE) Tourism 17%
Morocco: Ciments du Maroc (CIMAR) Construction 5.48%
Egypt: AD Tourism Investment Company Tourism 84.28%
Tunisia: Sousse Nord for Research and Development Tourism 32.31%
Tunisia: Automobile Reseau Tunisien et Services Automobiles 9.3%
Oman: Raysut Cement Company Construction 15%
Southeast Asia: Quadric Capital Fund Private Equity Investment 4.8%
Southeast Asia: Abraaj/Aureus Private Equity Funds 6.5%
Bangladesh: UAE-Bangladesh Investment (UBICO) Holding 60%
South Africa: Ethos Private Equity Investment 2.9%
South Africa: Africa Capitalization Fund Private Equity Funds 11.97%
Austria: Austrian Conference Center Vienna Real Estate 7.5%​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Legal Policy

Abu Dhabi Fund For Development “ADFD” is the lawful owner to, the “Website”. By using and accessing to the Website, we accept and agree to the following terms and conditions:

No Indemnities and no Warranties

The ADFD hereby disclaims any warranty, liability, express or implicit connected to any of the content displayed on in case of loss or damage or failure or sharing information to either hardware or data.

Proper usage

Although ADFD website may include links providing direct access to other internet resources, we have no control over the nature of these sites, and do not exert any editorial and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within the links.

Proprietary and Intellectual Rights

We acknowledge that all the information, data or otherwise contained in is the sole proprietary right as well as the intellectual property to ADFD and subsequently it entertains all the assumed standards and protection rights.

Reporting abuse

To report any abuse of the Website, or violations of these Terms of Use, including defamatory, threatening or misleading information, misappropriation of content, or any other inappropriate use, please click on the email link “”.

Personal Information and Information Disclosure

The ADFD reserves the right to disclose any Visitor information, including personally identifiable information, when required by law or when necessary to investigate potential illegal activities such as fraud, violations of the Terms of Use, or when otherwise necessary to protect the property, rights and safety of the ADFD, Website Visitors or other third parties.

Privacy Policy

The Website collects two categories of information, General Information. The Website automatically collects non-personally-identifiable information using the Website’s cookies to monitor Visitor usage patterns and information. Examples of the collected information include: (i) domain names, (ii) time and date stamps, (iii) IP addresses, browser types or operating systems, (iv) pages that a Visitor views and the links used to arrive at the pages, (v) domain names of other websites that linked to the Website, (vi) Website landing pages and (vii) other general demographic information. Personally-Identifiable Information: Visitors that register with the Website to receive an email alert through ADFD share point service may be asked to submit personal information such as an email address. The Website shall not collect personally-identifiable information without the consent of a Visitor. The Visitor also maintains a right of rectification with regard to personal information and may modify or delete their personal information, in whole or in part, at any time.

Applicable Laws

The UAE laws shall be the applicable laws in case of any conflict, claim or otherwise liability encountered by the mere virtue of accessing or using the Website.

Contact us

The ADFD official website operates only under one domain name, and is not connected with the hosts of any other websites that may look similar to its official website. For questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact the ADFD.

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