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Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemicals Co. (SATORP): Most Innovative Project Finance Deal GCC 2021

SATORP, established in 2014, has been described as the Rolls Royce of refineries. Situated in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, it has a capacity up to 460,000 bpd and its production is sold to shareholders Saudi Aramco and Total. According to the

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Geidea: Best SME Payment Solutions Provider GCC 2021

Geidea is a market pioneer that believes problem-solving requires genius ideas (hence the name — Geidea). The Saudi start-up was the first fintech in the kingdom to be licensed as a payment institution — and the only non-bank to be

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Metito: Most Impactful Water Company Global 2021

Water is such an integral part of all life forms, and it is one people take for granted. But water is a scarce resource with only 1% of earth’s water suitable for drinking. The growth in the global population, rapid

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NOW Money: Best Inclusive Mobile FinTech Middle East 2021

Dubai-based fintech NOW Money is on a mission to empower the massive population of unbanked migrants workers in the Middle East. Migrant workers contribute to the development of their adopted countries and support their families by sending regular remittances back

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MTI Consulting: Best Boutique Management Consultancy MEA 2021

Bahrain-based MTI Consulting was founded in 1997 by international thought-leader Hilmy Cader. Since its inception, MTI has completed some 670 projects in 49 countries — eliciting pages of positive feedback from clients. It works across a range of industries to

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AMS Integrated Solutions: Best Fleet Manager Emerging Economies 2021

AMS Integrated Solutions started out in Kosovo in 2002. The firm has steadily established a presence across multiple continents by bringing international best practice to workforces in the communities where it operates. In most of the developed world, automotive parts

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National Bank of Bahrain: Best Online Banking Solutions Middle East 2021

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) — the country’s first locally grown financial institution — has evolved over the past 64 years to become the market leader in retail and commercial banking services. Digital transformation has unlocked new levels of convenience,

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Mashreq Bank: Best Smart Retail Bank Middle East 2021

Mashreq celebrates over five decades of excellence, and has emerged as one of the leading financial institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Mashreq’s innovation is driven by a singular consideration: to improve the banking experience for our customers. The

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National Finance: Best SME Finance Solutions Oman 2021

National Finance recognises SMEs as the backbone of Oman’s economy, and has been providing financing to them — as well as larger corporates and individual clients — for over three decades. It’s a lean operation, with a 300-person team looking

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Bank of Baghdad (BOB): Best Bank Iraq 2021

Bank of Baghdad (BOB) is Iraq’s largest private commercial bank, with 40 national branches and one in Beirut. The multinational, multi-regional institution has, over the past three decades, earned the trust of the people — and the lion’s share of

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