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EDGE Group Expands Capabilities with IGG

Our Bureau - : Jan 24, 2024 - : 1:20 am

EDGE Group announced the addition of the International Golden Group (IGG) to the EDGE portfolio of companies in Abu Dhabi, today (Jan. 23). The move will allow EDGE to expand its business and provide a more complete end-to-end offering to its end-users. It will also bring significant cost benefits and efficiencies to the group as well as its domestic and international customers.

As an agent for high-end defense supplies and security solutions for the UAE Armed Forces, IGG builds alliances and partnerships in the defense field by entering into long-term strategic business partnerships, both locally and internationally, within the complex systems integration, assembly, and manufacturing domains.

“As part (of) our wider growth strategy, the addition of IGG to EDGE is a major move towards securing and consolidating defence industry capabilities in the UAE,” said H.E. Faisal Al Bannai, Chairman of EDGE.”This underscores our commitment to maximising benefits and harnessing corresponding strengths to the fullest extent for the benefit of our customers here in the UAE, and overseas.”

“The synergies are perfectly matched and together we will provide end-users with cross-complementary services and solutions which encompass the totality of their requirements for all defence related operations and scenarios,” he added.

Fadel Saif Al-Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer of IGG expressed his satisfaction in joining efforts with EDGE. He highlighted the impressive track record of achievements of EDGE in developing innovative solutions in the areas of defense, security, and other fields. Al Kaabi emphasized that the merger aligns with the growth and expansion strategies of both groups at the local, regional, and international levels, to strengthen the UAE’s position as a global hub for defense industries.

IGG can supply a large range of military solutions including all major types of arms and ammunition, tanks and multi-purpose military vehicles, maritime vessels, and much more. Services include consultancy and training services, military vehicle maintenance and upgrade, information technology services, as well as systems integration, navigation, air-traffic control, protection, and security services, among others.

Photo: EDGE Group


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