Dubai Investments PJSC [DI], the leading, diversified investment conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market [DFM], marked its 20th anniversary celebrations by reinforcing its strategic vision to invest in new business sectors and markets across the globe.
Dubai Investments, which was established in July 1995, celebrated the milestone at a gala event in Dubai last week, attended by its Board of Directors, senior management and leadership across all its subsidiaries as well as employees. During the event, employees who have put in excess of 10 to 15 years’ service with the group and sub-holding companies were honoured.
The company, which currently has over 40 subsidiaries & joint ventures under its portfolio, is eyeing new investment opportunities in education, healthcare and energy sectors as also expanding its geographical footprint, besides reinforcing its leadership and innovation in real estate, financial investments and manufacturing domains.
Speaking at the Anniversary event, Suhail Al Mazrui, Chairman of Dubai Investments, said: “In these 20 years, Dubai Investments has grown from a concept to conglomerate, from a vision to reality, from an idea on paper to a blueprint for success! This success is about how a company has challenged the norms and set new benchmarks of excellence. As DI marks 20 years of its excellence, it is time for new achievements. We will continue to set new goals and standards.”
In his speech, Khalid Bin Kalban, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Investments, said: “The company continues with its leadership across various sectors, and with its prudent use of capital, the sound backing of its Board of Directors and the knowledge of its management & employees, has successfully made its mark. Dubai Investments has identified some sectors and promising growth markets which provide the stimulus to invest and generate high returns and we plan leverage the DI business model in these sectors and markets.”
In the last 20 years, Dubai Investments has helped create 15,000 job opportunities, invested in and created over 70 companies and subsidiaries, including exits over the years, engaged 25,000-plus shareholders, built total assets to over AED 14.82 billion and Net Worth has surged to over AED 10.19 billion. Dubai Investments has also paid over AED 4 billion in dividends, thus creating immense value across the entire stakeholder value chain.