ADCB takes part in Abu Dhabi Investment Forum in London

23 October 2008

Abu Dhabi, 23 Oct 2008: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank announced its participation as a Lead Sponsor in the Abu Dhabi Investment Forum 2008 to be held in London on the 28th of October 2008. The Abu Dhabi Investment Forum 2008, which is held under patronage of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces H.H. General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, will showcase the economic outlook for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and highlight the business and investment opportunities created through economic diversification. The one-day event will involve more than 150 international investors, Abu Dhabi's key industry leaders, financial intermediaries and top-level policy makers.

Organized by the Department of Planning and Economy, the forum will also shed light on the strategic position of Abu Dhabi as the centre of investment, business, tourism, culture, real estate and construction in the UAE. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank's participation in the forum will focus on the role of the bank as a pioneering organization in the fields of real estate, infrastructure, clean energy and sustainable development.

Mr. Eirvin Knox, CEO of ADCB commented "As a Lead Sponsor to this important event, we are aiming to enhance the position of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a major investment destination and to boost ADCBs' relations with its current customers and partners and establish new relations with potential partners. Through partaking in this forum, ADCB endeavors to provide a platform for the business leaders, government officials, global investors and experts to meet and discuss different investment opportunities specifically related to Abu Dhabi and the UAE in general."

The forum comes during a phase of unprecedented economic growth and development, and will exhibit Abu Dhabi's economic restructuring plans and commitment to sustainable growth.