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MAXIMUM BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FROM ONE PLATFORM

Attracted to the region by its growing wealth, cross-border trade and investment activity, M&A activity and ongoing restructuring by state owned enterprises, corporations and private entities, a large number of banks and brokerage firms have established a presence in DIFC. From DIFC, investment banks are able to service the region's growing financing needs and support growing sophistication of businesses operating in and from around the region. Recent years have seen the expansion of the corporate sector with more sophisticated financing requirements.

Regional debt capital markets are also picking up as governments and corporates across the region diversify their funding bases.

The DIFC’s legal and regulatory framework has created a highly conducive and secure environment for the growth of banks offering a wealth of services, including:

  • Commercial banking
  • Investment banking
  • Trade and export finance
  • Project and infrastructure funding
  • Treasury services
  • Correspondent banking                 

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Creating a presence in an overseas market can be challenging even for the most established firms. The DIFC’s streamlined process makes setting up both clear and efficient. Firms are guided through our integrated application, registration and incorporation, leasing, and employee sponsorship processes by a dedicated relationship manager. Firms benefit from this single point of contact for service provision, query handling, issue resolution, expansion assistance, and ensuring the return of maximum value for their presence in the centre.

 

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