UAE Wealth Management

Pages 46
Tables 10
Charts 9
Price $350

Wealth management industry in UAE has undergone drastic changes after the financial crisis in 2008. Dubai has emerged as the nerve centre of the wealt.....


Wealth management industry in UAE has undergone drastic changes after the financial crisis in 2008. Dubai has emerged as the nerve centre of the wealth management industry in the Middle East region. With equity and real estate being attractive investment options for the investors and HNWIs, UAE has wealth estimated to be USD 0.68 trillion in 2015. Leading international banks like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse and Citibank have established their private banking and wealth management operation in Dubai. Local banks such as Mashreq Banks, Emirates NBD and National Bank of Abu Dhabi offer a varied wealth management services to their clients in UAE.
The report analyses the current status of wealth management, factors that wealthy individuals consider while choosing a banking partner and expectations of wealthy individuals from banks. It also touches on Dubai’s transformation into one of the global financial hotspots. The report then elaborates on the ease of regulations as well as the reputation of UAE as a financial centre in the region. The report further analyses the banks in the region and the strengths of local wealth management in the region, the family offices in the region, products and services as well as the cost and pricing.


  1. Executive Summary
  2. UAE – Abode for 335,000 affluent investors
  3. Wealth Forecast – UAE expected to emerge as 2nd largest pool of HNWI
  4. Who are the billionaires in UAE and what do they do?
  5. UAE Wealth Managers – What do they offer?
  6. UAE HNWIs plough back their investments into their own businesses
    • Increasing optimism for investing in UAE
  7. Foreign banks rule the roost
    • International Banks
    • Regional Banks
  8. Analysis of Local Banks with wealth management segment in UAE
  9. Family Offices in UAE
  10. Current Challenges and Future Strategies
    • Robot – Advisor can be capitalized in the future by the wealth managers in UAE
  11. Appendix
    • Dubai International Finance Centre
    • Cost and Pricing

Tables & Charts

2.1    Snapshot of number of households (segment-wise) in GCC
3.1    Sector wise Breakup of projects – Planned and underway (USD Mn)
4.1    Six UAE individuals made it to the Forbes list of top billionaires in the world
7.1    Number of Foreign banks’ branches in UAE
7.2    List of International Banks in GCC
7.3    Regional Banks in UAE
8.1    Analysis of Product offering by the banks in wealth management segment (Ranked based on products offered)
8.2    Snapshot of the Wealth Management Segment in Banks in UAE
11.1    Analysis of Wealth Management segment in Local Banks in UAE
11.2    Snapshot of Major International Banks in UAE

2.1    Classification of investors based on Investable Wealth
3.1    UAE wealth estimate (in USD trillion)
6.1    Asset allocation preferences of GCC investors
6.2    Local vs International Investments, Preference of GCC investors
6.3    Interest Destinations for Investors (in %)
9.1    Percentage of family offices in various sectors in GCC Region
9.2    Services Offered by Family Offices
10.1    Sample Goal Based Wealth Management Of An Affluent Investor In The Age Group Of 22-27
10.2    Factors considered while choosing a banking partner



UAE Wealth Management

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