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Advanced Technology Investment Company is integrated into Mubadala Development Company

Abu Dhabi –Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) today announced that the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) has become a wholly owned business of Mubadala.

16 February 2011

Abu Dhabi –Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) today announced that the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) has become a wholly owned business of Mubadala.

“With common executive leadership and the Government of Abu Dhabi as shareholder of both organizations, ATIC’s integration into Mubadala will further drive the creation of innovative industries for the benefit of Abu Dhabi and the UAE,” said Waleed al Muhairi, COO of Mubadala. “The development of an advanced technology ecosystem in Abu Dhabi, anchored by the semiconductor sector, is a critical aspect of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 framework that guides the Emirate’s development.”

Mubadala played a key role in launching ATIC in 2008 as an element of Abu Dhabi’s long-term strategy to diversify its economy through investments in high-technology sectors. In less than three years, ATIC has transformed the competitive landscape of the semiconductor manufacturing industry through the creation of GLOBALFOUNDRIES, which has emerged as one of the top three semiconductor manufacturers in the world.

Today’s announcement will have no impact on the management, day-to-day operations or business plans of ATIC or its GLOBALFOUNDRIES subsidiary. Investment plans for GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ facilities remain unchanged. Ibrahim Ajami will continue to lead ATIC as its CEO. As Chief Operating Officer of Mubadala, Waleed Al Muhairi will continue his deep involvement with ATIC, where he is Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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About Mubadala Development Company

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) is a catalyst for the economic diversification of Abu Dhabi. Established and owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi, the company’s strategy is built on the management of partnerships and long-term, capital-intensive investments that deliver strong financial returns and tangible social benefits for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and contribute to the growth and diversification of its economy.

Mubadala brings together and manages a multi-billion dollar portfolio of local, regional, and international investments and partners with leading global organizations to operate businesses across a wide range of industry sectors including aerospace, energy, healthcare, industry, information communications and technology, infrastructure, real estate and hospitality. For more information about Mubadala please visit:

Mubadala Media Contacts:
Ravi Moorthy
Mubadala Development Company
M: +971 (0)56 6139220

About Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC)

The Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) was created in 2008. A technology investment company wholly owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi, ATIC is focused on making significant investments in the advanced technology sector, both locally and internationally. Its mandate is to generate returns that deliver long-term benefits to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

ATIC seeks to leverage the unique advantages it enjoys as an investor from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to identify and realize long-term investment opportunities in the highly competitive and capital-intensive advanced technology sector. These advantages include significant and reliable capital, a patient investment philosophy, and a subsequently long-term investment horizon. For more information about ATIC visit

Advanced Technology Investment Company Media Contacts:

Brian Lott
Advanced Technology Investment Company
M: +971 (0)50 4410126