Dubai International Capital (DIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Holding, is a Dubai-based international investment company focused on private equity in the Middle East and Western Europe.

Chief Executive Officer: David Smoot Established: 2004

Established in 2004, DIC has built an international portfolio of diverse business assets across a broad range of industries. Its private equity portfolio includes market-leading companies in Europe and the Middle East including; CB Richard Ellis, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise and Doncasters Group.

In the past, DIC has also sponsored regional investment vehicles such as MENA Infrastructure Fund.

The company focuses on the creation and maximisation of long-term shareholder value through partnership with the management of the assets in which it invests.

DIC’s underlying investment philosophy is to take a long-term view, follow strict investment criteria targeting businesses with good management and credible strategies, and to reinvigorate companies by strengthening their long-term prospects through management incentives and improvements in productivity and long-term investment decisions.

Since its inception, DIC has deployed over $6 billion of equity.