Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is an International Financial Free Zone where for the first time Common Law is directly applied in the Middle East. ADGM is overseen by three independent authorities: the Registration Authority, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority and the ADGM Courts.

Uses Of SPV

  • Holding Shares of Operating Companies
  • Holding Real Estate Investments
  • Securitization of Loans
  • Holding Intellectual Property
  • Securitization of Loans
  • Securing Investments
  • Risk Sharing through Joint Ventures
  • Raising Capital independent to Parent Firm

Benefits of English Common Law

English Courts

Previously Tested

Ongoing Development



Benefits of ADGM SPV


Special Purpose Vehicles are passive holding companies established for the purpose of isolating financial and legal risk by ring-fencing certain assets and liabilities.

  • Based on English Common Law
  • No restrictions on nationality of ownership
  • No physical office space requirement
  • No minimum share capital
  • No maximum number of shares and shareholders
  • No attestation of documents
  • Minimum requirement of only one shareholder and one director
  • Ability to customize Articles of Association
  • UAE Tax Residency and access to UAE Double Tax Treaty Network
  • Migration and Continuation of existing corporate entities
  • Multiple classes of shares

SPV Incorporation Process

20 Working Days​

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