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06 Apr 2017

Qatar First Bank held AGM

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) “QFB” held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday to discuss the bank’s results and future outlook after releasing financials for the year ended 31 December 2016 and announcing the launch of the second phase of the cost rationalisation plan.

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14 Mar 2017

Qatar First Bank announces 2016 year-end financial 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 year ended 31 December 2016 and announced the launch of the second phase of its cost rationalisation plan.

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07 Mar 2017

Best Private Bank – EMEA Finance Awards

Qatar First Bank is pleased to announce that it has won the coveted “Best Private Bank in Qatar” title for 2016, from ‘EMEA Finance’, the leading finance magazine in Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

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07 Mar 2017

QFB sells a partial stake in a leading healthcare service provider based in the UAE

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), has sold a partial stake in one of the most successful leading healthcare platforms in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Kuwait.

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30 Nov 2016

QFB’s Corporate & Institutional Banking division was recognized for customer service excellence and product innovation

Qatar First Bank (Public) “QFB”, has been recognized as the ‘Best Shari’ah Compliant Commercial Bank’ in Qatar, at the 11th Islamic Business & Finance Awards – the most prestigious and the longest established Islamic financial services Awards program in the world.

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16 Nov 2016

Qatar First Bank: shares jump to 10% limit after MSCI index entry

Qatar First Bank surged to its 10 percent daily limit in heavy trade after MSCI added it to its small cap index.

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08 Nov 2016

QFB joins Turkey’s 9th Investment Advisory Council Meeting

Qatar First Bank, attended the invitation-only 9th Investment Advisory Council Meeting, which took place in Istanbul, Turkey

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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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