Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company is now ADQ

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company (ADDH) has revealed a new brand identity to become ADQ.

The declaration corresponds with ADQ’s new phase of growth with an addition of fourteen companies to its collection. The total number of companies within ADQ’s portfolio now stands over 25 companies with diversified exposure across eleven sectors.

Recent additions to ADQ’s portfolio include the General Holding Corporation PJSC (Senaat). Senaat’s subsidiaries span a range of sectors such as agri-food and industrial assets and encompass companies including Agthia PJSC, Al Foah, National Petroleum Construction Company, Emirates Steel Industries PJSC, Dubai Cables Company and Arkan Building Materials PJSC.

Strengthening its promise towards developing the Emirate’s growing tourism sector, shares of multiple renowned hotels and tourism facilities in Abu Dhabi have also been transferred to ADQ. This includes Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort, Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort, Desert Islands Resort & Spa, Emirates Pearl for Development and Investment, B2B Hotels and Properties, Park Hospitality Investment, Tourism Investment Assets, and Qaryat Al Beri Resort Development Company. This follows recent high-profile announcements as ADQ finalized its agreement to establish Wizz Air Abu Dhabi in partnership with Europe’s largest low-cost airline, Wizz Air.

Additional companies added to ADQ’s portfolio include Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), Image Nation, and shares in the National Marine Dredging Company PJSC and Emirates Driving Company PJSC.

The increased portfolio will deepen ADQ’s focus on the advancement of industrial, agri-food, media, financial services, and tourism and hospitality sectors in the Emirate. It also complements the original focus on utilities, transportation, logistics, aviation, real estate, and healthcare.


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