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26 Oct 2016

QFB announces third quarter results

Qatar First Bank, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has released its financial results for the third Quarter recording revenue increase by 39% to QAR 491 million, versus same period in 2015, and net profit to QAR 3.4 million.

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25 Oct 2016

QFB participates in the IMF meetings and receives the ‘Best Up-and-Coming Islamic Financial Institution 2016’ award

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 at the annual meetings of each of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), held in Washington, United States of America.

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18 Oct 2016

Strong Investment Demand for QFB’s Shari’ah Compliant ‘Ijarah Aviation Structured Note’

QFB has launched the ‘Ijarah Aviation Structured Note’ to meet the increasing appetite of local and regional investors seeking innovative investment opportunities.

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03 Oct 2016

QFB is among the ‘Top 30 counting down Doha’s biggest publicly listed firms’ published by Arabian Business Qatar

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' by Arabian business Qatar 2016 Edition

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27 Sep 2016

QFB Chairman Abdullah Al-Marri named as ‘Best Banker’ at Arabian Business Qatar awards 2016

QFB Chairman Mr. Abdullah bin Fahad bin Ghorab Al-Marri has won Arabian Business Magazine’s ‘Best Banker’ Award for 2016.

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19 Sep 2016

Qatar First Bank named ‘Best Shari’ah Alternative Investment Platform’ for 2016

QFB has been recognized as the ‘Best Shari’ah Alternative Investment Platform’ for 2016 by ‘Wealth & Finance’ in this year’s ‘Alternative Investment Awards’.

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27 Jul 2016

QFB announces half year results

QFB has released its financial results for the half year ended 30 June 2016 recording revenue increase by 46% to QAR 353 million (US$ 97 million) and net profit to QAR 16.8 million (US$ 4.6 million).

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29 Jun 2016

Interview: Brexit a chance for Qatari investors to expand UK assets – QFB CEO

Interview with Qatar Tribune

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22 Jun 2016

Qatar First Bank and Novus Aviation Capital partner in an aircraft lease deal to acquire two Boeing 737s

QFB and Novus Aviation Capital have invested in the global aircraft leasing industry through the indirect acquisition and lease of two 2011 vintage Boeing 737-900ER single-aisle aircraft to Indonesia’s Lion Air.

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01 Jun 2016

Qatar First Bank confirms its strategy and introduces strict efficiency action plan

QFB confirms its strategy and announces action plan that focuses on optimizing the bank’s resources and raises its efficiency level

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29 May 2016

Qatar First Bank announces completion of Leinster Square residential real estate development in London

Leinster Square residential real estate development is QFB’s second completed project in London in partnership with the Alchemi Group

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22 May 2016

Qatar First Bank signs an agreement with UK’s largest property adviser, JLL

QFB expects to see increasing demand for real estate investment in the UK and Europe from Qatari and GCC investors.

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18 May 2016

Interview: Qatar First Bank finds upside to oil cycles

Exclusive Interview with QFB CEO Ziad Makkawi by Philippa Wilkinson for Meed.com

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18 May 2016

Qatar First Bank develops an innovative open architecture Private Banking platform

The platform offers shareholders and clients the opportunity to select from a wide range of investment opportunities and innovative financial solutions to grow, manage and protect their wealth and assets.

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16 May 2016

Qatar First Bank praises Saudi Arabia’s 2030 vision and sets the ground for a presence in the Kingdom

QFB welcomed the Saudi Arabia 2030 vision announced by Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman AlSaud

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27 Apr 2016

Qatar First Bank’s shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange

QFB has listed all its shares on the Qatar Stock Exchange ("QSE") on the 27th of April 2016

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26 Apr 2016

Qatar First Bank welcomed visitors and media representatives to the bank’s private banking lounge

In light of the imminent listing on the Qatar Stock Exchange on April 27th

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21 Apr 2016

Qatar First Bank announces the listing of all its shares on the Qatar Stock Exchange on April 27th

The first listing of a private sector entity on the QSE in 6 years and the first ever of a QFC entity. QFB’s listing represents a significant milestone in the bank’s 7 year successful history.

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19 Apr 2016

Qatar First Bank won exclusively Global Finance 2016’s Best Up-and-Coming Islamic Financial Institution global award

QFB won the prestigious award after Global Finance had extensive consultations with bankers, corporate finance executives and analysts throughout the world.

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28 Mar 2016

Qatar First Bank reports a net income of QAR 66 million in 2015

QFB reported continued profitability according to their Full Year results for 2015

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