EIIC has made investments in several key regional and international companies. Listed below are the principal ones:
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) was established by Emiri Decree in 1997 and began commercial operations in late 1998. As one of the first banks to promote Islamic banking globally, ADIB is a Public Joint Stock Company and carries out all its activities – including contracts, operations and transactions – in accordance with Islamic Shariah principles, under the core guiding principle of ‘Banking as it should be’.
ADIB-Egypt focuses on a broad spectrum of Shariah-compliant banking solutions, catering to the needs of corporate and retail customers. Aiming at integrating services, the bank has developed state-of-the-art infrastructure and established an investment banking arm (ADIB Capital Egypt), a leasing company (ADILease) and an asset management division (ADIB Invest).
Since its inception over 30 years ago, Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) has expanded greatly, now owning and operating hotels in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Its Al Diar Hotels division owns 10 hotels across the UAE. Complementing its hotel activities, ADNH also operates a catering division, cleaning services, taxi and chauffeur services, fleet leasing and short, medium and long-term car rental. The company has recently acquired a portfolio of Address Hotels in the UAE.
Agthia, established in 2004, has over 4500 employees actively engaged in manufacturing, distribution and marketing. Agthia has become a household name, both, locally and within the region. Some of their leading brands include, Al Ain Water and Fresh Juice, Alpin Natural Spring Water, Capri-Sun, Yoplait Yogurt and Grand Mills Flour.
Established in 2018, Entrust Capital is a boutique firm offering asset management and financial advisory services to institutional clients, family offices and high net worth individuals across the MENA region. Entrust Capital connects regional clients with investment opportunities around the globe across sectors and asset classes, by leveraging its unique experience to cater to client’s needs and investment priorities. Entrust Capital is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and is licensed to provide financial services to Professional Clients and Market Counterparties, with a goal to generate long-term, risk-adjusted returns for its clients.
EIIC manages direct investments, co-investments and investments in private equity funds around the world, though the focus is principally on the UAE and North Africa. EIIC has also invested significant capital in Europe and South East Asia and actively seeks high potential investment opportunities with quality partners around the world.
EIIC is a significant and long-term investor in the capital markets and other financial investment opportunities. While the investment focus is on the UAE and the wider MENA region, the company has also made major investments globally. The investment philosophy aims to maximize the upside potential, whilst minimizing the risk profile.
Through Entrust Capital, EIIC offers a range of asset management and financial advisory services to family offices and institutional clients across the UAE and the MENA region. The company takes a prudent approach to both managing assets and providing advice, taking into account the return objectives and risk tolerance of our clients. The ultimate goal is to generate long-term, risk-adjusted returns for clients.