QInvest, Qatar’s leading investment bank and one of the most prominent Islamic financial institutions globally, announces that the Bank was awarded the Global Leadership Award for Excellence in the International Banking & Finance Sector at the 2015 awards ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
• For the second consecutive year top graduates from Paris Dauphine
University visited Qatar in early May
• Meetings and presentations were arranged with QInvest and other
pre-eminent Islamic financial institutions
By V L Srinivasan, QATAR TODAY
Islamic finance, which includes Islamic banking, sukuk, Islamic funds and takaful, was popular only in the Muslim countries but became an integral part of the global financial architecture in the last few years after gaining credence in other countries where Muslims are in the minority.
• Net profit for the first quarter of 2015 up 57% to US$7.48 (QAR27.21 million) million, compared to US$4.76 million (QAR17.32 million) in Q1 2014
• Revenue for Q1 2015 was up 27% to US$20.70 million (QAR75.36 million), compared to US$16.26 million (QAR59.18 million) in Q1 2014
• Three revenue-generating business lines continued to cultivate new business and develop existing relationships.
QInvest, Qatar’s leading investment bank and one of the most prominent Islamic financial institutions globally, announces that it was awarded four titles at the 2015 Global Banking & Finance Review awards. QInvest was named as the Best Islamic Asset Management Company Middle East 2015; Best Islamic Fund Management Company Middle East 2015; Best Islamic Asset Management Company Qatar 2015 and Best Islamic Fund Management Company Qatar 2015.
QInvest, Qatar’s leading investment group and one of the most prominent Islamic financial institutions globally, announces that it has been named ‘Best Islamic Real Estate Finance Provider’ at the Global Finance World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions Awards 2015.
• QInvest assisted the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with raising a €200 million five-year Sukuk in its debut Euro-denominated Islamic issuance
QInvest, Qatar’s leading investment bank and one of the most prominent Islamic financial institutions in the world, is pleased to announce it was presented with the Islamic Finance News (IFN) “Deal of the Year” Award, for its role in assisting the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with its debut Euro-denominated Islamic issuance, helping it to raise its first €200 million five-year Sukuk.
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Qatar’s hydrocarbon-generated wealth, regulatory environment and relatively unsaturated market, has portfolio managers turning their backs on Dubai in favour of Doha, while local asset management firms continue to invest billions in Europe, the US and beyond.
By Upper Reach
Qatar’s banking sector is on a roll, with its institutions every day expanding their presence in the global financial network across the board and consolidating their business at home. Indeed, the country has the Middle East’s most competitive finance sector and its banks are leaders in annual asset growth at almost 20 per cent among financial institutions of the six fabulously wealthy Gulf Cooperation Council nations, according to the World Economic Forum.
• Revenue increased by 134% year on year, to QAR 299 million (US$82.1 million)
• Net Profit reached QAR 88 million (US$24.2 million)
• Initiated dividend of 2% per share on par value
By Mohammed Aly Sergie, Bloomberg
QInvest is starting a European fund to help Islamic finance investors tap potential growth in the region as the European Central Bank begins its bond-buying program.
QInvest, Qatar's leading investment bank and one of the most prominent Islamic financial institutions in the world, announces that it is launching a sharia’a-compliant European Equities fund in partnership with Pioneer Investments, a leading global asset management firm with over US$246 billion in assets under management*. Pioneer Investments will manage the fund and act as sub advisor.
By Aparajita Mukherjee, The Edge Magazine
Throughout 2014, equity research analysts have pointed out that, compared with 2013, as an asset and investment class, equity (both primary listings and secondary trading) had picked up, both in terms of volume and numbers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
QInvest, Qatar’s leading investment bank and one of the most prominent Islamic financial institutions in the world, won an award of Excellence for Best Islamic Financial Institution in the Middle East at London’s Islamic Real Estate & Finance Forum 2014.
QInvest’s Head of Strategic Relations, Mr Nasser Al Mahmoud, collected the award from Mr. Mushtak Parker, Editor of Islamic Banker, during the gala dinner held on the night of the 16th of December at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower, Knightsbridge, London, UK.
By Gordon Platt, Global Finance Magazine
Qatar shows no signs of slowing its investment—both internally and externally.
Shrugging off falling oil prices, Qatar is continuing to invest heavily in building up its infrastructure and likely will remain the fastest-growing economy in the region for some time to come.