The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) today published its 2012 ADIA Review, providing a thorough overview of its activities over the past year while further enhancing understanding of its approach to investing.
Established in 1976, ADIA is a globally-diversified investment institution that prudently invests funds on behalf of the Government of Abu Dhabi through a strategy focused on long-term value creation.
The 2012 ADIA Review includes a detailed analysis of market conditions across the many asset classes in which the authority invests and significant developments within the investment departments. In addition, it offers insights into ADIA’s culture and explains the approach to key areas such as investment strategy, governance and risk management.
The 2012 Review also highlights some of the key developments at ADIA during the past year, including: The decision to formally recognise the important role played by certain functions within ADIA – Human Resources, Central Dealing and General Services – by upgrading them to departments in their own right; The appointment of key senior managers in a number of departments, including Private Equities, Alternative Investments , Real Estate ‘&’ Infrastructure, Internal Equities and Information Technology; A series of high-level, fact-finding and relationship building missions conducted by ADIA in key markets around the world, including Europe, India and South-East Asia; The launch of the Year-One Academy, which aims to provide UAE National recruits with key workplace skills, hands-on training and experience across all asset classes.
The full 2012 ADIA Review is available on our website, www.adia.ae.