Abu Dhabi: International Golden Group (IGG) has joined EDGE Group (EDGE), one of the top defense and advanced technology groups in the world, as a portfolio company.
Abu Dhabi-based IGG is the UAE’s leading agent for high-end defense supplies and security solutions. The move will allow EDGE to expand its business and provide a more complete end-to-end offering to its end-users.
Recognized as a leading supplier to the UAE Armed Forces, Ministry of Interior, and other defense and security authorities, 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.
HH Faisal Al Bannai, Chairman of EDGE, stated that, “As part our wider growth strategy, the addition of IGG to EDGE is a major move towards securing and consolidating defense industry capabilities in the UAE. This underscores our commitment to maximizing 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 defense-related operations and scenarios,” Al Bannai added.
IGG’s position as the national leader in its field will enable EDGE to further consolidate the trading of military supplies and services within the UAE, bringing significant cost benefits and efficiencies to the group and to its domestic and international customers.
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, radar and communications systems, field hospitals, control and command systems, military training ranges, night vision and surveillance systems, anti-riot equipment, land and marine security barriers, military uniforms, and much more.
Services include consultancy services, military vehicle maintenance and upgrade, military and security training, and information technology services, as well as systems integration, technical support, navigation, air-traffic control, protection, and security services, among others.