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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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AJIL Financial Services Company: Most Innovative Financial Solutions Team Saudi Arabia 2014

Innovation in financial services need not imply a relaxing of quality standards. While an architect of highly original and bespoke financing solutions for the acquisition of capital assets, the AJIL Financial Services Company has resolutely stuck to prudent policies that

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UBP: Best Private Bank UAE 2015

Performance and preservation of capital: Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), founded in 1969 and with over CHF98.7bn ($101bn) in assets under management, is one of the premier private banks in Switzerland guided by time-honoured principles and well-established practices. The UBP Dubai

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Tawuniya: Best Corporate Insurance Solutions Provider KSA 2015

A pioneer of the insurance industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Tawuniya was established in 1986 with the express intention of shaping and developing a domestic market for both private and corporate insurance products and services. Breaking new ground,

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Growthgate Capital Corporation: Best MENA Mid-Market Private Equity House GCC 2015

Now for something completely different: ambitious mid-market companies run by their founders, dedicated to provide excellence in services. Interestingly enough, this segment is historically underserved, if not wholly ignored, by equity managers. Not so at Growthgate Capital Corporation where these

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King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) wins CFI.co Award: Best Infrastructure Development for Economic Growth in The Middle East

This prize comes in recognition of KAEC’s bold investment strategy, the outstanding accomplishments of the organisation to date and the sterling development work now taking place. CFI.co believes that the necessary steps have been taken by KAEC to create the

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Concord International Investments Group: Best Asset Manager Egypt 2015

For Egyptian securities there is but one place of note to go: the asset managers of the Concord International Investments Group who, in 1994, got in on the ground floor and have since reached the market’s apex. The first foreign

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Emirates NBD Asset Management: Best MENA Fixed-Income Fund Manager 2015

A holistic approach with short lines of communication and a strict separation between risk management and day-to-day operations has propelled Emirates NBD Asset Management to very apex of the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) fixed-income market. Appealing to clients

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