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Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan HH Shaikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahdha Bin Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifa bin Shakhbut bin Dhiyab bin Issa Al Nahyan Al Falahi HH Shaikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Sheikha Maryam Al Qasimi


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Total investments 38
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 0.83
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 13
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care

In 1976 was created Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Abu Dhabi. The venture was found in Asia in United Arab Emirates.

The overall number of key employees were 4.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, startups are often financed by GIC, Goldman Sachs, TPG Growth. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GIC, Goldman Sachs, SBI Mutual Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GIC, Yes Bank, ValueAct Capital.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 22 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is more than 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Abu Dhabi Investment Authority works on 28 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Moderna Therapeutics, Bandhan Bank, ReNew Power Ventures. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Health Care, Therapeutics. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

IIFL Home Loan

Financial Services
Property Insurance
$286M09 Jun 2022 Gurgaon, Haryana, India


$725M31 May 2022 Caledonia, Michigan, United States


Group Buying
Retail Technology
$45M16 Feb 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Sempra Infrastructure

$1B21 Dec 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited

Financial Services
$187M16 Dec 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

The Ardonagh Group

$1B15 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

The CrownX

Consumer Goods
$350M13 Dec 2021 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Asset Management
Business Development
Small and Medium Businesses
$500M09 Dec 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Generate Biomedicines

$370M18 Nov 2021 Pennsylvania, United States


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