RAKEZ introduces holding company set-up to back investors in diversifying investments


Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) has recently introduced holding company set-up, the latest addition to its wide-ranging products and services that supports investors in Ras Al Khaimah. This type of company structure allows secured investments where business owners can hold shares in different ventures and own assets as a corporate entity, and manage business risks.

“The UAE is one of the safest and most attractive investment destinations in the region and there are abundant existing and upcoming opportunities in Ras Al Khaimah that global investors can take advantage of. Hence, the addition of the holding structure is a natural progression to our business set-up offerings,” said Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ. “This type of formation allows investors to diversify and manage their investments more efficiently. They can own assets and shares in various companies without these investments affecting each other. A holding structure makes entering and exiting ventures transparent.”

RAKEZ holding company formation starts from AED 10,535. Investors can opt to register under the free zone or mainland jurisdiction with benefits including access to a selection of facilities and the eligibility to apply for UAE Residence Visa and a corporate bank account.

Mr Jallad added that the RAKEZ is “continuously exploring other company set-up structures and solutions in an aim to boost the flow of foreign investments to Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE”.


About Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ):

RAKEZ is a powerhouse business and industrial hub established by the Government of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. It currently hosts over 15,000 companies coming from over 100+ countries and operating in more than 50 industries.


RAKEZ offers entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs and manufacturers a wide-range of solutions, including free zone and non-free zone licences, customisable facilities, and first-class services provided in a one-stop shop. Furthermore, RAKEZ has specialised zones that are tailored to specific needs of investors: a Business Zone for commercial and service companies; Al Ghail, Al Hamra and Al Hulaila Industrial Zones for manufacturers and industrialists; and an Academic Zone for educational providers.


A leading economic zone, RAKEZ aims to continue attracting diversified investment opportunities that will contribute to the economic growth of Ras Al Khaimah.

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