Banking and Financial services form a major part of MDI's strategy. Currently, the company holds stakes in local banks and has multiple initiatives in the financial services and Fintech space.
MDI’s interests in technology and innovation are translated through its investments in the global VC market as well as its activities in the local Omani VC landscape. MDI currently runs a global VC platform. Mdi is currently an LP in VC funds such as Valar and GSV.
As part of MDI’s initiatives in the technology and local VC space, the company invested in a local VC named Esbaar which is a firm that mainly operates drones in order conduct various to types of testing and surveillance.
In order to build on top of its ongoing VC initiatives, MDI invested in a locally managed co-investments platform named Cyfr. This initiative will enable MDI to target companies with potential in a more direct manner.
MDI invests into opportunities in financial instruments such as stocks, bonds and sukuk from local, regional and international markets. These instruments are then typically allocated into investment and treasury portfolios.