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News showing in year 2016
November 16, 2016

The Peninsula/ Reuters Qatar’s index dropped 0.7 percent to finish at 9,679.92 yesterday as Vodafone Qatar, the most heavily traded stock, slid 4.1 percent to QR9.74 after MSCI downgraded the stock to its small cap index. Qatar First Bank...

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November 8, 2016

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) “QFB”, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), attended the invitation-only 9thInvestment Advisory Council Meeting, which took place in Istanbul, Turkey. The...

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October 26, 2016

‘- Revenue increased by 39% to QAR 491 million – Recorded Net Profit of QAR 3.4 million – Total assets increased by 16% to QAR 6.8 billion in the first nine months Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public), a leading Shari’ah compliant...

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October 25, 2016

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) “QFB”, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), along with leading financial authority figures from Qatar, GCC and international banks, has participated...

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October 18, 2016

Ongoing growing market demand for structured investment products Annual cash return of 9% to be paid to clients on quarterly basis. The full amount of the equity underwritten by QFB has been sold to investors Makkawi: “Deploying capital alongside...

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October 7, 2016

Qatar First Bank won exclusively Global Finance 2016’s Best Up-and-Coming Islamic Financial Institution global award Reaping the benefits of the strategy it introduced in 2015, Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s leading Shari’ah compliant...

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October 3, 2016

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has been recognized as one of the ‘Top 30 counting down Doha’s biggest publicly listed firms’...

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October 3, 2016

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has been recognized as one of the ‘Top 30 counting down Doha’s biggest publicly listed firms’...

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September 27, 2016

QFB Chairman Mr. Abdullah bin Fahad bin Ghorab Al-Marri has won Arabian Business Magazine’s ‘Best Banker’ Award for 2016. Qatar First Bank LLC (Public) (“QFB”) Chairman Mr. Abdullah bin Fahad bin Ghorab Al-Marri has won Arabian...

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September 19, 2016

QFB has successfully exited six investments QFB private equity investments recorded QAR 13 million in dividends during the first half of 2016 The carrying value of QFB equity investments amounted to QAR 1.73 billion as of 30 June 2016 Qatar...

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September 19, 2016

QFB has successfully exited six investments QFB private equity investments recorded QAR 13 million in dividends during the first half of 2016 The carrying value of QFB equity investments amounted to QAR 1.73 billion as of 30 June 2016 Qatar...

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July 27, 2016

Revenue increased by 46% to QAR 353 million (US$ 97 million) Net Profit increased to QAR 16.8 million (US$ 4.6 million) Total assets increased by 9% to QAR 6.4 billion (US$ 1.8 billion) in the six months. Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public),...

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June 29, 2016

The sudden correction in British real estate prices and the weakening of sterling following the decision of the Britons to leave the European Union (EU) will encourage investors from Qatar to add up to their assets portfolio in the UK for a...

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June 22, 2016

– Aircraft to be leased to Indonesia’s Lion Air Qatar First Bank L.L.C.(Public) (“QFB”), a leading Shari’ah-compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), and Novus Aviation Capital, one of the world’s...

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June 1, 2016

QFB confirms its strategy and announces action plan that focuses on optimizing the bank’s resources and raises its efficiency level Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar...

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May 29, 2016

– Leinster Square residential real estate development is QFB’s second completed project in London in partnership with the Alchemi Group Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on...

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May 22, 2016

– QFB expects to see increasing demand for real estate investment in the UK and Europe from Qatari and GCC investors. Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities...

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May 18, 2016

– One-of-a-kind open architecture platform with an exceptional international network of partners Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the QSE, develops a pioneering open architecture...

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May 18, 2016

Exclusive Interview with QFB CEO Ziad Makkawi by Philippa Wilkinson for Meed.com Qatar First Bank pleased with results of listing on Qatar Stock Exchange in April Investment bank focuses on diversifying revenue streams, though investment...

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May 16, 2016

QFB welcomed the Saudi Arabia 2030 vision announced by Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman AlSaud Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah-compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities...

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April 27, 2016

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities and innovative financial solutions with local, regional and international reach, has listed all its shares on the Qatar Stock...

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April 26, 2016

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities and innovative financial solutions with local, regional and international reach, welcomed visitors and media representatives...

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April 21, 2016

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities and innovative financial solutions with local, regional and international reach, announces the imminent listing of the bank’s...

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April 19, 2016

Reaping the benefits of the strategy it introduced in 2015, Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s leading Shari’ah compliant bank, has been named exclusively 2016’s ‘Best Up-and-Coming Islamic Financial Institution’ in Global Finance magazine’s...

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March 28, 2016

QFB reported continued profitability according to their Full Year results for 2015. Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s leading Shari’ah compliant bank, Authorized by QFC Regulatory authority, offering investment opportunities and innovative...

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February 2, 2016

Employee families invited to compete in Family Sports Day Event at Aspire Park Qatar First Bank (QFB), is an the independent Shari’ah compliant private authorised and regulated by QFC Regulatory Authority. QFB, dedicated to providing bespoke...

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February 1, 2016

Bank launches high level series of speaker events, seminars and workshops for business community Qatar First Bank (QFB), the independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised and regulated by QFC Regulatory Authority. QFB is dedicated to providing...

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