More than just a financial centre
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is an ideal hub for businesses operating across all sectors to access the substantial growth opportunities emanating from Abu Dhabi, UAE and the wider Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. ADGM drives a culture of innovation, sustains an effective financial ecosystem and provides a favourable business environment fostering collaboration and competition.
ADGM is home to partners who listen, engage and respond to your business needs.
Banking and Insurance
ADCB - ADCORP - ADNOC REINSURANCE LIMITED - ANGLO-GULF TRADE BANK - AON - BANQUE RICHELIEU - BNP PARIBAS - CITIBANK - EBURY PARTNERS - HSBC - LOMBARD ODIER - MARSH - MUBADALA - NORTHERN TRUST - STATE STREET - TRANSFERWISE - UNICREDIT - WORLDWIDE CASH EXPRESS - XPRESS MONEY SERVICESView FSRA Public Register
Corporate HQs and Treasuries
ABU DHABI FINANCIAL GROUP - ARABIAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY - GE - INTERNATIONAL AIR FRANCE CORPORATION - LACHRAIM - LIGNEX1 - PLUG&PLAY - RAYTHEON - SAAB - SIEMENSView Public Register
ABERDEEN ASSET MIDDLE EAST - ABU DHABI CATALYST PARTNERS - AD INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT - ADS INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS - APEX FUND SERVICES - BLACKSTONE -
DIGITAL SPRING VENTURES - INVESTAD BROOKFIELD MANAGERS - MCKINLEY CAPITAL MIDDLE EAST - MUBADALA - SOFTBANK - SHUAA GMC - SHUROOQ PARTNERS
Professional Service Providers
ACCENTURE - AL TAMIMI & CO - BAKER MCKENZIE - BIRD & BIRD - BOOZ ALLEN - BRYAN CAVE LEIGHTON PAISNER - CLIFFORD CHANCE - DELOITTE - EY - ICC - INSEAD - INTERTRUST - KPMG LINKLATERS - MAPLES FIDUCIARY - PKF - PWC - SOFTBANK - TMF GROUP - WALKERSView Public Register
ALLIANZ - EL ALI GROUP OF COMPANIES - HMZ HOLDINGS - LULU GROUP INTERNATIONAL - LULU INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE - STUMPF ENERGYView Public Register
Establishing many firsts regionally and internationally
ADGM is an innovative, progressive and responsive financial centre transforming the business and finance landscape.
Global recognition as an International Financial Centre
ADGM is an international financial centre fully integrated to the international regulatory community and committed to its role in promoting financial integrity and stability.
Memberships and Associations
Testament to its commitment to international cooperation are its memberships of the International standards setting bodies such as IOSCO, IAIS, BCBS, IFSB (press release here) and to International regulatory groupings such as the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC) ; the International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) ; the Sustainable Banking Network (led by IFC-Global Bank) ; Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) ; and International Conference of Data Protection & Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) . as well as a wide network of Multilateral and Bilateral Memoranda of Understanding.
Memoranda of Understanding
ADGM, across its three independent authorities, is signatory to a substantial number of bilateral MoUs with both national and international bodies including International financial centres, regulators and judiciary authorities. The ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority is signatory to 115 MoUs, the ADGM Registration Authority is signatory to 22 MoUs and the ADGM Courts is signatory to 8 MoUs. These agreements aim at facilitating supervisory & regulatory cooperation as well as promoting market development.
2019 FINANCIAL CENTRE OF THE YEAR AWARD Global Investor Magazine
2019 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE WINNER CFI.CO
2019 LEGAL TEAM OF THE YEAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST In-House Community
2018 FINANCIAL CENTRE OF THE YEAR AWARD Global Investor Magazine
2018 FINTECH REGULATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD Seamless Middle East Awards
2017 FINANCIAL CENTRE OF THE YEAR AWARD Global Investor Magazine
2016 FINANCIAL CENTRE OF THE YEAR AWARD Global Investor Magazine
ADGM - Your China gateway
ADGM is uniquely positioned as a gateway into the multi-billion dollar Belt and Road initiative. This is due to the partnership agreements it has signed with state-owned Chinese entities and the opening of its first international representative office in Bejing. Entities interested in entering the China market or servicing Chinese entities within the UAE and the wider region can fast track their potential by leveraging the advantages that ADGM offers.
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