The Investment and Development Office (the IDO) is the investment arm of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah. It was established by Emiri Decree in 2004 and is a pillar of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah’s development and prosperity.
To generate sustainable financial returns and drive economic growth for Ras Al Khaimah and its people, for generations to come.
The IDO is guided by a set of core values, that drive our day-to-day decision making and investment approach. In line with these, we believe that we have an overarching commitment to the welfare of our community.
As an active investor, with a long-term investment horizon, our focus is to achieve sustainable returns from our portfolio and support the broad development of the Emirate.
Our portfolio spans a wide range of sectors, with both listed and non-listed investments.
We have also played, and continue to play, a key role in enabling the Government of Ras Al Khaimah to maintain an overall credit rating in the ‘A’ range by Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings for over a decade.