In April 2012, Legatum acquired Precinct Building 6 at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial and business hub connecting the region's emerging markets with the developed markets of Europe, Asia and the Americas.
The nine-level building is located in the prestigious Gate Precinct of the DIFC, enjoying a unique position between the iconic DIFC Gate building and the landmark Emirates Towers. With Legatum increasing its presence in the DIFC by relocating its Dubai office into two floors of the property, the 128,000 sq. ft. building has been renamed Legatum Plaza.
As one of the first registrants in the DIFC when it was established in 2004, this investment is an expression of Legatum's long-standing belief in the success of Dubai and the DIFC as a world-class home for international finance. The acquisition of Building 6 will provide Legatum with a new global headquarters in the finest location in Dubai's Central Business District, which is increasingly recognised as a leading international financial centre, connecting East with West.
Legatum Plaza is currently the home of first-tier institutions such as UBS AG; Nomura; Clifford Chance; Rothschild Ltd; First Eastern Investment Bank; Najd Investment Ltd; and Swiss Life Private Placement.
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