Setting up in ADGM

Grow and scale in Abu Dhabi’s award-winning international financial centre, providing an international and supportive business environment.

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Abu Dhabi is a centre of wealth

Centre of wealth

ADGM was created by the Abu Dhabi Government as a catalyst for its ambitious growth plans including innovation and financial intermediation, to advance the growth of the economies in the UAE and MENA region.
ADGM offers a culture of innovation and competitiveness

Innovation

We drive a culture of innovation and competitiveness by successfully developing an ecosystem already home to some of the world's most transformational organisations.
Centrally located, ADGM delivers access he UAE, Middle East, Africa and Central Asia and China

Access

We are a gateway for local, regional and international entities into Abu Dhabi, the UAE, Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. Our China office has forged many partnerships to give entities a unique advantage in accessing the multi-billion Belt and Road initiative.
What we offer you
Efficient processes and procedures
Fully digital application process
Support with visas and government services
Modern infrastructure and global connectivity
Legislation and regulations
Legal certainty due to direct applicable of English common law
An independent jurisdiction with its own civil and commercial laws
Independent ADGM Courts
Ownership and tax environment
100% ownership
ADGM is a tax friendly environment, with 0% direct tax
No restrictions on repatriations of profits
Growing number of Double Tax Treaties
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Setting up and growing your business

Financial Business

As an International Financial Centre strategically positioned to service the growing economies of the Middle East, Africa and Asia, ADGM provides a wide spectrum of services covering banking, insurance, wealth management, asset management and capital market activities.

Banking
Wealth and Asset Management
Capital Markets
Virtual Assets Activities
Listing Authority and Products
FinTech
Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs)
Non-Financial Business

At ADGM, we are not just about financial services. Our legal and operational platform is set up to attract a broad range of professional and business services, family businesses, corporate headquarters and various management functions.

Professional Service Providers
Corporate
Family Business
Tech Start-ups
Associations
Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs)
Retail Business
Our IFC is an exceptional lifestyle destination, home to luxury boutiques, a soon-to-be-opened mega mall, Al Maryah Central, and Abu Dhabi's dining collection, providing a dynamic environment for any retail business. Find out more about setting up your retail and entertainment business on Al Maryah Island.
Retail Space

As an International Financial Centre strategically positioned to service the growing economies of the Middle East, Africa and Asia, ADGM provides a wide spectrum of services covering banking, insurance, wealth management, asset management and capital market activities.

Banking
Wealth and Asset Management
Capital Markets
Virtual Assets Activities
Listing Authority and Products
FinTech
Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs)