Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners (“ADCP”) is a joint venture between Mubadala Investment Company based in Abu Dhabi and Alpha Wave Global. ADCP was established in April 2019 with committed capital of US$1bn.
ADCP has a dual mandate to achieve financial returns while also contributing to the overall development of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”). We seek to partner with top-tier investment firms and industry leading businesses who would benefit from developing a meaningful and sustainable presence in the ADGM.
Our investment strategy is global, sector agnostic and has scope for both direct and fund investments.
About Abu Dhabi Global Market Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial centre (IFC) located in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, opened for business on 21 October 2015. Established by UAE Federal Decree as a broad-based financial centre, ADGM augments Abu Dhabi’s position as a global hub for business and finance and serves as a strategic link between the growing economies of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and the rest of the world.
ADGM’s strategy is anchored by Abu Dhabi’s key strengths including private banking, wealth management, asset management and financial innovation. Comprising three independent authorities: ADGM Courts, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority and the Registration Authority, ADGM as an IFC governs Al Maryah Island which is a designated financial free zone. It enables registered financial institutions, companies and entities to operate, innovate and succeed within an international regulatory framework based on Common Law.
For more details of ADGM, please visit www.adgm.com.
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