Emirates Investment Authority

United Arab Emirates US$ 34 Billion Origin: Oil

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SWFI ID: 600005
Established: 2007
Transparency Rating: 3
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Entity Structure: Corporate
Pop Est.: 9.2 Million – 2012 Estimate
Wealth Per Capita Est.: US$ 1,630

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Emirates Investment Authority
PO Box 3235, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2 4190 000


The Emirates Investment Authority has a board of directors that reports to the Cabinet of the UAE Federal Government.

Emirates Investment Authority


It is a fund that is mandated to manage the sovereign wealth of the United Arab Emirates federal government.

The Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) is the sole entity responsible for the future stewardship of federal government stakes in over 30 corporations across the GCC, including Etisalat, Du, Gulf International Bank, United Arab Shipping Company and Gulf Investment Corporation.

Background on Emirates Investment Authority

Established in November 2007 by Emiri decree, the Emirates Investment Authority is the first federal sovereign wealth fund for all seven states comprising the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain).

United Arab Emirates – Total Reserves including Gold

Source: UAE Government – Billions USD, Annual Series


Major Direct Foreign Investments (Private/Public)
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