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ADIA Releases 2010 Annual Review

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has released their 2010 annual review. Some interesting notes about ADIA include that around 80% of assets are managed by external managers. An estimated 60% of assets are invested using index-replicating strategies.

ADIA also prefers to use separate accounts or in the UK, segregated accounts.

The report also gives details about the structural changes and procedures Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nehayan implemented such as in asset allocation and risk management. According to the annual review, no more than 45% may be invested in developed equities.

Their asset allocation range into private equity is between 2 to 8% and 5 to 10% in real estate.

A range of 60 to 85% is targeted to invest in North America and Europe.

From 12/31/2010

  • Annualized 20 Year Rate of Return = 7.6%
  • Annualized 30 Year Rate of Return = 8.1%
  • Link: ADIA Reports

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