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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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02 Feb 2016

QFB to host series of events in support of Qatar fifth national sports day

QFB, dedicated to providing bespoke financial services and investment opportunities to High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), corporate and institutional investors today announced the launch of “QFB Fit-Feb” a month long corporate wellness programme that includes a series of initiatives to mark Qatar’s fifth National Sports Day.

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01 Feb 2016

QFB launches its ‘Knowledge Excellence Series’

Qatar First Bank (QFB), the independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised and regulated by QFC Regulatory Authority. QFB is dedicated to providing bespoke financial services and investment opportunities to High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), corporate and institutional investors, today announced the launch of its ‘Knowledge Excellence Series’.

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06 Dec 2015

QFB inaugurates their exclusive Private Banking Lounge & unveil new brand

New brand reflects QFB’s future strategic direction as it evolves to cater to the private wealth market of the region

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14 Jul 2015

QFB’s Ramadan Blessings Campaign draws to a close

Qatar First Bank (QFB) announced the concluding of its annual Ramadan Blessings Campaign, during which the Bank hosted a series of activities for various organizations.

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08 Jul 2015

Ziad Makkawi appointed as CEO of QFB

Qatar First Bank (QFB), the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) announced today the appointment of veteran financial services professional Ziad Makkawi as its Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

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01 Apr 2015

Qatar First Bank reports continued growth in 2014, as net Income rises by 13 per cent

Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank regulated by the QFC Regulatory Authority, reported strong financial results and continued growth in 2014

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31 Mar 2015

Qatar First Bank Appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Qatar First Bank (QFB), the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), announced the appointment of Nayeem Khan as Chief Operating Officer.

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15 Mar 2015

QFB sponsors 2015 IIF Spring Membership Meeting

Qatar First Bank, the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), has announced its supporting sponsorship of the 2015 IIF Spring Membership Meeting, that will be held today and tomorrow in Doha at the Ritz-Carlton, under the theme ‘Global Energy at a Turning Point’.

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08 Mar 2015

Qatar First Bank Receives IFN Deal of the Year Award

Qatar First Bank, Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority received the Islamic Finance News (IFN) Qatar Deal of the Year award 2014.

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25 Feb 2015

QFB to sponsor the second Entrepreneurship in Economic Development forum

Addressing entrepreneurship amongst the young generation in Qatar and other GCC countries, the second Entrepreneurship in Economic Development forum will be hosted by the College of Business and Economy at Qatar University.

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10 Feb 2015

QFB Joins the Nation in Marking the 4th Qatar National Sports Day

Qatar First Bank’s (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority, announced the conclusion of its annual Corporate Wellness Program by hosting a sport day to mark the 4th Qatar National Sports Day.

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21 Jan 2015

QFB acquires a 49% stake in Food Services Company, a leading Qatari Food & Beverages Company

Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority announced the acquisition of a 49% stake in Food Services Company (FSC). FSC is a leading Food & Beverages company that operates a 16-branch network of 5 brands: Opera Patisserie, Opera Café, Opera Catering, Take Away and Kanafji.

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07 Dec 2014

QFB signs MoU with Qatar University

QFB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) –with Qatar University (QU) aimed at engaging the students of the College of Business and Economics (CBE) in joint activities including guest speaker seminars, internship opportunities and academic research.

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26 Nov 2014

QFB sponsors Euromoney Qatar Conference for third year running

For the third consecutive year, Qatar First Bank, the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), has announced its associate sponsorship of the Euromoney Qatar Conference 2014 , that will be held in Doha at the Ritz-Carlton on 24-25 November 2014, under the theme ‘Global Finance: Re-Launched’

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