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Emirates: Best Islamic Bank in the UAE

In 2012, Emirates Islamic Bank completed the integration of Dubai Bank to become the third largest Islamic lender in the United Arab Emirates. The judging panel commended the Bank’s handling of the process which took up most of the calendar

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Olayan Financing Company: A Corporate Leader in the Middle East

The Olayan Group was established in 1947 by Suliman Olayan. It is a private multinational enterprise that engages in distribution, manufacturing, services and investment. Olayan Financing Company is responsible for the Group’s business in Saudia Arabia and the Middle East

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Bank Misr Liban Wins Lebanon Award

We are pleased to announce Bank Misr Liban (BML) as Best Commercial Bank Lebanon, 2012. The Bank and its stakeholders are now seeing the benefits of the restructuring that has taken place over the past few years. This restructuring has

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Gulf Finance House’s Long Term Winning Approach

We are pleased to announce that Gulf Finance House have won the CFI.co award for Best Islamic Investment Bank Bahrain 2012. Gulf Finance House’s steadfast approach to investing primarily in high quality infrastructure projects that help provide sustainable growth opportunities

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Three Principles and Strong Corporate Leadership win Award for Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Corporation – the multinational conglomerate – refers to itself more humbly as a ‘community of independent companies’. The independents are tied together by their wholehearted acceptance of the ‘Three Principles’, namely corporate social responsibility; integrity and fairness; and global

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Burgan Bank Moves from Strength to Strength

There are numerous banks competing to provide Private Banking services to clients. For a private bank, its most important asset is trust. To develop that trust a private bank has to show the highest level of integrity, while truly understanding

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Best Investment Bank, Saudi Arabia – NCB Capital

The judges applauded NCB’s 2011 M&A deal ($500 million) consolidating six construction companies. This was the largest M&A deal in the region from Saudi Arabia’s biggest asset manager ($11.75 billion). This was the first subsidiary of a Saudi Bank to

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Steel Giant is one of CFI’s Corporate Leaders, 2012

Arcelor Mittal is a global leader in steel and mining. The CFI judging panel pointed to the philanthropy as well as the extraordinary business acumen of chairman and CEO Lakshmi Mittal who founded the Mittal Steel Company in 1976 (Arcelor

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