Investment strategy

Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) seeks opportunistic investments across a variety of sectors and geographies, typically with a ticket size of $50 million to $300 million in value.

We are both sector and region agnostic in our investment focus, however, we have an exceptional track record of success in financial services, real estate and hospitality in the UAE, GCC, MENA, London and Eastern Europe.

Investment Process

Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) follows a structured and highly disciplined investment process in selecting investments, which utilises its extensive market knowledge and investment expertise and experience in target markets.

With this process, ADFG aims to identify investment themes early-on, and then devises appropriate strategies to gain advantage of such identified market dislocations.

ADFG achieves this through detailed top-down evaluation of market dynamics together with the bottom-up analysis of specific opportunities.

Idea Generation Selection Decision Making Deal Execution
and Monitoring
Identify
theme; /
idea generation
Devise strategy;
identify target
space based
on theme
Sourcing
through
contacts &
existing relationships
Screening &
preliminary
analysis of
opportunity
Detailed
due
diligence
Screening &
preliminary
analysis of
opportunity
Detailed
due
diligence
Screening &
preliminary
analysis of
opportunity
Geographic Focus

Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) is focused on the UAE, GCC, MENA, London and Eastern Europe. Our team has significant experience transacting in these markets and has consistently been able to identify and unlock value.

However, ADFG is opportunistic in nature and will consider any asset class in any market if we believe it represents potential value for our investors.

The map below highlights the geographic span of ADFGs investment universe.