financial institution, hosted its first Wealth Management Seminar for high net worth
customers and presented its outlook on global markets. The seminar provided
customers with the knowledge to understand diverse investment options and make
effective investment decisions in a rapidly changing environment.
During the seminar, ADIB revealed the results of its customer survey on investor
attitudes towards risk which shows that the proportion of ADIB customers who have
an enhanced appetite for risk remains low, while conservative investor numbers have
grown continuously and balanced investors with a moderate appetite for risk remains
the largest group.
Stuart Crocker, Global Head of Private Banking Group at ADIB said: “UHNW individuals
have a unique and individual approach to risk. Significant changes in the global economy
have impacted investor attitudes and this is clearly evident in the decline of enhanced
risk taking investors and the growth of conservative to balanced investors. ADIB
has responded to this customer trend by announcing a range of capital protected
The seminar was held at the ADIB Headquarters in Abu Dhabi and hosted a well
renowned speaker, Mazin Baghdadi, Deputy Head of Mutual Funds at HSBC Saudi
Arabia. He presented updates on local and regional markets as well as reports on
the worldwide economic outlook and the unfolding situation in the Eurozone. ADIB
presented its views on the various financial instruments that have increased in appeal
in today’s investment environment. ADIB offers a complete range of Shari'a compliant
investment solutions customised to the needs and risk tolerance of customers.
As part of ADIB’s strategy to update and educate clients, the bank regularly hosts
seminars to help clients make the right financial decisions.