Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) is DAE’s majority shareholder. ICD, as the investment arm of the Government of Dubai, currently has a portfolio that represents a cross-section of Dubai’s most recognised companies, in sectors that the Government of Dubai has deemed to be strategic for the continued development of the Emirate. The sectors include: Financial services, Transportation, Energy and Industrial, Real Estate and Leisure, Retail and other holdings.  ICD’s investment portfolio is comprised of wholly and partly owned government businesses. ICD's mandate is to generate a superior return on investment, in a way that will benefit the regional financial community. ICD has accomplished this through strategic investments in companies that have achieved global excellence and have defined the industrial, retail and financial landscape of Dubai.

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority is a 100 percent  government owned free zone  whose mission is to "facilitate and promote modern technology based industries" thus accommodating the region's demand for business set up  expansion. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority is the region’s leading high tech innovations hub spanning 7.2 million sqm of state of the art business and lifestyle facilities.    

Emaar Properties PJSC, a Dubai-based company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is a global property developer and provider of premier lifestyles.   Emaar has been shaping landscapes and lives in the Emirate since the company’s inception in 1997.   A highlight of Emaar’s approach to developing integrated lifestyle destinations is Downtown Dubai, the 500-acre mega-project, home of Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building which features the world’s first Armani Hotel Dubai and the world’s highest restaurant, Atmosphere; The Dubai Mall – the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination; and The Dubai Fountain, the world’s tallest performing fountain set in a 30 acre lake.