Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - ADIA

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - ADIA'

A government-owned investment organization that manages the sovereign wealth fund for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. According to the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute's rankings, the ADIA sovereign wealth fund ranked as the largest in the world in 2010. It is also one of the world's largest institutional investors.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - ADIA'

The huge amount of wealth managed by the ADIA is sourced primarily from Abu Dhabi's large oil reserves. The ADIA prefers to remain secretive, so not a great deal is known about its investment methodology or portfolio of holdings.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Abu Dhabi Investment Council - ...

    A sovereign wealth fund owned by Abu Dhabi, the capital of the ...
  2. SAFE Investment Company (China)

    The SAFE Investment Company is the Hong Kong branch of the Chinese ...
  3. Sovereign Credit Rating

    The credit rating of a country or sovereign entity. Sovereign ...
  4. Central Bank

    The entity responsible for overseeing the monetary system for ...
  5. Monetary Policy

    The actions of a central bank, currency board or other regulatory ...
  6. Reserve Currency

    A foreign currency held by central banks and other major financial ...
Related Articles
  1. Sovereign Wealth Funds - Friend Or Foe?
    Investing Basics

    Sovereign Wealth Funds - Friend Or Foe?

  2. How Countries Deal With Debt
    Credit & Loans

    How Countries Deal With Debt

  3. The Importance Of Corporate Transparency
    Investing Basics

    The Importance Of Corporate Transparency

  4. Institutional Investors And Fundamentals: ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    Institutional Investors And Fundamentals: ...

Hot Definitions
  1. Debit Spread

    Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option ...
  2. Leading Indicator

    A measurable economic factor that changes before the economy starts to follow a particular pattern or trend. Leading indicators ...
  3. Wage-Price Spiral

    A macroeconomic theory to explain the cause-and-effect relationship between rising wages and rising prices, or inflation. ...
  4. Accelerated Depreciation

    Any method of depreciation used for accounting or income tax purposes that allows greater deductions in the earlier years ...
  5. Call Risk

    The risk, faced by a holder of a callable bond, that a bond issuer will take advantage of the callable bond feature and redeem ...
  6. Parity Price

    When the price of an asset is directly linked to another price. Examples of parity price are: 1. Convertibles - the price ...
Trading Center