Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company (ADDHC), known as ADQ since 2020, is an investment holding company owned by the Abu Dhabi government. It was established in 2018 to oversee the operations and development of a diverse range of entities across key sectors in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. ADDHC aims to maximize the performance of these entities and contribute to the sustainable economic growth and diversification of Abu Dhabi's economy.
ADQ focuses on various sectors, including utilities, tourism and hospitality, aviation, transportation, logistics, industrial, real estate, media, healthcare, food and agriculture, and financial services. Through its portfolio of companies, ADQ works to create value and generate positive economic and social impact while upholding the highest standards of governance and transparency.
Some of the key entities under ADQ's umbrella include:
- Abu Dhabi Ports: The master developer, operator, and manager of commercial and community ports within the emirate.
- Etihad Airways: The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, with its hub in Abu Dhabi.
- Abu Dhabi Airports: The operator of Abu Dhabi's airports, including the main international airport and Al Ain and Al Bateen airports.
- Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC): A leading organizer of exhibitions, conferences, and events in the region.
- Abu Dhabi Media: A multimedia company responsible for publishing, broadcasting, and digital media in the emirate.
- Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA): The largest healthcare network in the UAE, responsible for managing public hospitals and clinics.
- Agthia Group: A leading food and beverage company in the UAE, with a diversified portfolio of products.
- Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC): The state-owned oil company responsible for the exploration, production, and distribution of oil and gas in Abu Dhabi.
ADQ plays a crucial role in driving the strategic development of these entities and ensuring their alignment with the broader economic goals and objectives of the Abu Dhabi government. By fostering collaboration and synergies across its portfolio, ADQ seeks to create a more integrated, efficient, and competitive business environment that will contribute to the long-term prosperity of the emirate.