Qatar’s leading Investment Bank, QInvest, won “The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2011” on “Best Islamic Deal, Qatar” for Qatar Islamic Bank US$750 million sukuk in which QInvest was one of the joint lead managers. The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2011 Luncheon took place on September 6th 2011 at the Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur.
The award ceremony, organized by The Asset Publishing and Research Limited based in Hong Kong, was attend by Deputy Governor, Dato' Muhammad bin Ibrahim, and Security Commission (SC) Chairman, Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar. The CEO of Asian Finance Bank Berhad, Datuk Mohamed Azahari Kamil represented on behalf of QINVEST, an associate company to receive the Best Islamic Deals Award (by country: Qatar).
The Asset Triple A Awards are Asia’s defining recognition for excellence in the industry. Into their second decade the perception and appreciation of The Triple A’s has witnessed significant growth. This reputation has been built upon the stringent methodology, combined with the rigorous approach to the selection of the winners of the coveted Triple A. The awards are adjudicated by The Asset’s Board of Editors who collectively have several decades’ worth of evaluating industry awards in Asia.
QInvest, along with Credit Suisse and HSBC, was honored exclusively the “Best Islamic Deal, Qatar”. Other players in the region and beyond were honored “Best Islamic Deal, by Country” including Royal Bank of Scotland, Riyad Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays, DBS Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi, Saudi British Bank, Saudi Hollandi, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, HSBC, National Bank of Pakistan and others.