ADFG and SHUAA are building on a successful partnership to further enhance their collaboration

  • Arabian General Investment Corporation (AGICO) was established in the UAE
  • AGICO was renamed SHUAA Capital PSC
  • Incorporation of ADFG
  • ADFG acquisition of 48.4% of SHUAA
  • SHUAA: best financial results since 2007
  • SHUAA: first dividend in 10 years
  • Combination of the two businesses

Founded in 2011, ADFG has grown to become a leading regional investment manager across the Middle East and beyond. Thanks to its pioneering approach to creating value for clients, ADFG today boasts a reputation for product innovation and industry leadership as well as a record of continuous profitability since inception.

  • Leading Investment Group in the region, highly profitable every year since inception in 2011

  • Unique expertise managing multiple asset classes across geographies

  • Strong track record of superior value creation

ADFG is a pioneer in creating value for its clients through different investment strategies in the MENA region and the UK.

SHUAA is one of the leading brands in investment banking and capital markets in the MENA region. Tracing its roots back to 1979, SHUAA has a long track record, deep local and regional relationships and a broad product suite. As such, it has played a prominent role in shaping the financial services landscape in the region.

  • Regional market leading Investment Banking and Capital Market expert

  • Strong footprint in 6 countries with a wide product offering

  • Longstanding presence with deep local and regional relationships

SHUAA is one of the most recognized financial advisory and investment banking firms in the MENA region.

A strategically compelling transaction

Customer-centric full service platform with improved distribution capabilities

A pan-regional one-stop financial services platform with an unmatched product offering and wider distribution capabilities.

Unmatched track record

ADFG is a pioneer in creating value for its clients through product innovation and industry leadership by offering them a strong service and value proposition across multiple asset classes.

Growth engine for accelerating Asset Management leadership through platform leverage

Strengthened competitive positioning as a regional Asset Manager with a broader product offering.

Diversification of revenue streams and realization of significant synergies

ADFG will enhance earnings visibility for SHUAA, diversify the combined entity’s revenue streams and increase the predictability of earnings.



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