The Abu Dhabi IPO Fund is an AED 5 billion fund with a mandate to act as a catalyst for the economy, and to strengthen Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange’s (ADX) position as a leading stock market, by helping private enterprises transition into public markets via an initial public offering. The Fund will encourage listings on the ADX, and will empower companies to become IPO ready, as they seek to grow and scale operations. ADIPOF will support companies along their IPO process through its Advisory capabilities, tailored relationship management, ecosystem access to key process stakeholders, and can also act as a significant investor in the public book-building phase. The fund’s support is targeted at sizable Abu Dhabi / UAE family business, successful SME’s and fast-growing companies in the Emirates and beyond, with a sound governance structure in-line with applicable regulatory requirements and international standards.
The Fund is managed by Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development and overseen by the Supreme Council for Financial and Economic Affairs.