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StanChart Saadiq ‘Best International Islamic Bank 2009’

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  • The Islamic financial outfit of Standard Chartered Bank, Saadiq has been named by Euromoney the best international Islamic Bank for 2009 for the significant Islamic financial deals  it concluded last year. Saadiq has won numerous awards for its deals since its inception in 2007. The Edge Daily has the report.

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KUALA LUMPUR: Standard Chartered Saadiq has been named “Best International Islamic Bank” for 2009 by Euromoney after concluding a number of significant deals throughout last year, including the first Sovereign Deal for the Government of Pakistan and a Project Finance Deal for Al Ma’aden Phosphate Company.

“The bank delivers syariah-compliant financial products and solutions seamlessly across our geographic footprint.

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Written by Suapi Shaffaii

March 10, 2009 at 1:04 pm

Bahrain Islamic Bank is named best in region

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  • Bahrain Islamic Bank won an award for the best Islamic institutional finance bank in the Gulf region from World Finance magazine. The award is for the bank’s overall performance and excellent reputation among its peers. The Gulf Daily News has the report.

MANAMA: Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) has been named the “Best Islamic Institutional Finance Bank in the Gulf region”, by World Finance magazine.

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Written by Suapi Shaffaii

February 5, 2009 at 10:23 am

Malaysian Maybank Islamic Wins Most Outstanding Islamic Retail Banking Award

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  • KLIFF Islamic Finance Award 2008 presented the Most Outstanding Islamic Retail Banking Award to Malaysia based Maybank Islamic. The bank commenced its Islamic business via a window in 1993 and now a subsidiary with over 41 Islamic products, of which six are wealth management products. Bernama has the report.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) — Maybank Islamic has won the Most Outstanding Islamic Retail Banking Award at the KLIFF Islamic Finance Awards 2008.
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Written by Suapi Shaffaii

November 22, 2008 at 9:30 am

Arab Bank receives 6 awards during IMF / IIF meetings in Washington

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  • Arab Bank won 6 awards from the Global Finance magazine at the side event of the IMF/IIF meetings. There has been a string of awards for the pioneering role of the Bank at the regional and global levels.

Arab Bank has recently participated in meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Institute of Finance (IIF) in Washington, DC in October.

The sessions were dedicated to discuss the current global financial situation and other developments in the industry.

The IIF Annual Membership Meeting brought together more than 800 leading bankers representing IIF member banks and firms from around the world.

On the sidelines of the sessions, Global Finance magazine organized a ceremony to present its awards to the winning banks in different categories. Arab Bank’s Executive Vice President for Branding Dina Shoman accepted six awards on behalf of the bank.

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Written by Suapi Shaffaii

November 9, 2008 at 10:57 pm

BNP Paribas wins Islamic Finance House of the Year 2008 Award

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  • BNP Paribas via its Islamic window Najmah, recently won the Islamic Finance House of the Year 2008 for making contribution to Islamic finance by leading financially innovative ideas. Najmah has been pioneering Islamic structured products among others, a cross-border equity linked product and a Sharia-compliant exchange traded fund based on global index.

BNP Paribas – a European leader in banking and financial services and one of the largest international banking networks – won the 2008 award of the most innovative Islamic Finance House of the Year 2008 at the recently concluded Banker Investment Banking Awards in London.

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Written by Suapi Shaffaii

October 23, 2008 at 9:19 pm

IBBL received award for best Islamic Financial Institution

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  • Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited won the Global Finance Award for the best Islamic financial institution in Bangladesh for the 5th time since 1999.

Global Finance, a US-based financial magazine, awarded Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited as the Best Islamic Financial Institution in Bangladesh for 2008.

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Written by Suapi Shaffaii

October 23, 2008 at 11:10 am

Al Salam Bank Sudan Wins Global Finance Award

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Points of Essence:

  • Al Salam Bank Sudan grabbed the Global Finance’s Best Bank in Sudan Award for 2008 due to its stellar performances and excellent Islamic banking services rendered to the Sudani market.
  • WIth the award, Al Salam looks set to be the top Islamic financial services provider in Sudan and the region.

(Staff Report)

7 September 2008

DUBAI – Al Salam Bank Sudan wins ‘Best bank in Sudan’ award for 2008 by Global Finance magazine, the American publication, considered as one of the key publications in finance internationally.

The bank been awarded for its continuous achievements and the quality Islamic banking services offered to the Sudani market along with the advanced banking technologies used.

The award ceremony scheduled for October 2008 which will take place along with the Meetings between the International Monetary Fund and the world Bank in the United states of America, were Mohammed Ali Al Abbar, the chairman of the Bank was invited to receive the award.

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Written by Suapi Shaffaii

September 7, 2008 at 1:43 pm