MDC Business Management Services enters partnership with Enova for wide range of facilities management services


Enova has become a facilities management partner for MDC BMS’ hard services within its facilities management portfolio.

(right to left) Nasir Al Nabhani, CEO, MDC Business Management Services and Renaud Capris, CEO, Enova at the signing ceremony.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: MDC Business Management Services (MDC BMS), a Mubadala Group company, and Enova today announced a partnership to drive new levels of innovative facilities management solutions in Abu Dhabi.

MDC BMS is a multifunctional shared services company supporting key business management operations for clients within the UAE. Enova, the market leader in Middle East energy and facilities management, will deliver a three-tiered approach of technical know-how, value creation, and sustainability. This partnership will enable the roll-out of efficient and optimized facility management operations and services to BMS’s portfolio of clients.  These technically-sound, replicable solutions and processes are designed to generate value that ultimately fosters economic growth and improves the energy efficiency of client premises and operations.    

“Our partnership with Enova is part of our goal to collaborate with world-class third-party providers that deliver tailored facilities management services to better serve our clients,” said Nasir Al Nabhani, Chief Executive Officer, MDC Business Management Services. “Our clients will benefit from better quality and longevity of business facilities, meeting safety requirements, and ensuring its businesses are efficient and compliant.”

An important aspect of the partnership is the commitment of both organizations to the UAE’s carbon emission and energy efficiency targets. 

“By becoming the facilities management partner for MDC BMS, Enova will deliver further solutions in facilities management, energy performance, and technology across Abu Dhabi,” said Renaud Capris, CEO, Enova. “MDC BMS, through further use of energy efficient practices, will further support the UAE government’s sustainability vision.”

About MDC BMS:

MDC Business Management Services (MDC BMS) is a shared services company providing services and solutions in the areas of information technology, finance, human resources, procurement, and facilities management. Through our shared services approach, we enable our clients to focus on their core business activities. We are part of the Mubadala Group of companies, established in 2014 to deliver shared services to group companies and beyond. 

Working from a tiered service catalogue, we are able to adapt our offering to fit the needs of our clients while adhering to, and sharing, best practices. Our teams of shared services specialists bring a professional, integrated approach to delivering services and solutions. 

About Enova:

Enova is the regional leader in integrated energy and multi-technical services, delivering comprehensive services to its clients. It provides performance-based Energy & Facilities Management solutions that help customers achieve their financial, operational, and environmental targets. With over 3,000 highly trained and multi-skilled employees, Enova serves a wide portfolio of clients in the public, residential, commercial, industrial and healthcare sectors across the region.

Enova was created in 2002 as a joint venture between Majid Al Futtaim and Veolia. Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping malls, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Veolia is a global leader in optimized resource management, designing and providing water, waste, and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries.

About Veolia:

Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary

business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them. In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million

megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €26.010 billion in 2020.

About Majid Al Futtaim:

Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 16 international markets, employing more than 43,000 people, and obtaining the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region.

Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 27 shopping malls, 13 hotels and four mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, Mall of Egypt, City Centre malls, My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and five community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in a number of markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, operating a portfolio of more than 300 outlets and an online store.

Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 500 VOX Cinemas screens and 34 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region, in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai, iFly Dubai, Dreamscape and Ski Egypt, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company ‘Najm’, and a Fashion, Home and Specialty retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel, Maisons du Monde and LEGO. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility and energy management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management.