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Astad: Best Infrastructure Project Management Team GCC 2016

Moving plans from the drawing board into the physical world, Astad Project Management of Qatar, helps shape the future of the country. The company has managed some of Qatar’s most signatory projects and was chosen as a partner in the

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KIPCO: Best Corporate Governance Kuwait 2016

Successfully managing vast investment volumes across industries and sectors requires a significant organisational wherewithal as provided by a firm and comprehensive corporate governance structure. One of the most admired companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), KIPCO Group

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Concord International Investments Group: Best Asset Manager Egypt 2016

Even amidst at times turbulent conditions, Egypt has started to flourish since President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s election in June 2014 and the launch of the well-received Egypt The Future initiative. For securities and investments, developments things are racing forwards –

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Emaar The Economic City – Industrial Valley: Best Industrial & Logistics Mega Project Developer Global 2016

Building a city the size of Washington DC from scratch. That’s the mission Emaar committed to when it took charge of the planning and development of King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) – an industrial, commercial, logistics, and lifestyle hub being

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World Free Zones Organization: Outstanding Global Contribution to Free Zone Growth 2016

At last count, the world had just over 3,500 free zones where businesses operating in a low tax and liberalised regulatory environment generate well over seventy million jobs. Stretching from Argentina to Yemen – and pretty much every country in

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Emirates REIT: Best Diversified REIT Global 2015

Tapping into the dynamic Dubai real estate market, Emirates REIT (CEIC) Limited boasts a stellar track record in picking the right moment for new acquisitions. The fully Sharia-compliant fund was set late 2010 and listed on NASDAQ Dubai three years later,

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Kuwait International Bank (KIB): Best Sharia-Compliant Bank Middle East 2015

In business since 1973, Kuwait International Bank (KIB, originally known as Kuwait Real Estate Bank) is a publically-traded Kuwaiti bank that in 2007 adapted all its operations and processes to fully comply with Islamic financial law. Adhering to Sharia has

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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX): Most Innovative Exchange GCC

After securing its place on the influential MCSI Emerging Market Index in 2014, 1,158 foreign institutional investors opened accounts to trade on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. Now, a number of regulatory changes are in the works that will facilitate

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Paris Gallery: Outstanding Retail Leadership UAE

A hallmark of luxury living, Paris Gallery is a fixture of the vibrant UAE retail sector – and one of its most widely admired success stories. Growing out of a single shop, Paris Gallery now comprises a network of more

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AIM: UAE is Recognised by CFI.co as Best FDI Destination in the Middle East

Following presentation of the Annual Investment Meeting  (AIM) 2015 Awards for FDI-agencies at a Gala Dinner at the Armani Hotel in Dubai on Monday 30th March, CFI.co was pleased to provide a special prize in further recognition of the outstanding

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