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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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14 Jul 2014

Qatar First Bank hosted Annual Staff Iftar

Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank regulated by the QFC Regulatory Authority, hosted its annual Iftar for QFB employees and their families at Al Gassar Resort.

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06 Jul 2014

Qatar First Bank hosted Fourth Annual Ihsan Iftar

For the fourth year in a row, Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank regulated by the QFC Regulatory Authority, hosted an Iftar for the residents of the Qatar Foundation for Elderly People Care (Ihsan) and their caregivers in Doha.

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19 May 2014

QFB Launches Sale of Leinster Square Project in Central London

Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC regulatory authority, announced the sales launch of its luxury townhouses and apartments in its real estate development in Leinster Square, Central London W2.

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25 Mar 2014

Qatar First Bank reports continued growth in 2013, as net income rises by 24% per cent

Qatar First Bank (QFB), reported strong financial results and continued growth in 2013, as net income rose by 24 per cent from QAR 113.2 million (US$ 31.1 million) in 2012 to QAR 140.5 million (US$ 38.6 million) in 2013. For the fourth consecutive year, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) ratified the distribution of a cash dividend. This year the AGM approved the distribution of 8% of paid up share capital to QFB shareholders.

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05 Mar 2014

World Finance recognizes QFB’s ACEO as the “Islamic Banker of the Year for 2014”

Qatar First Bank’s newly appointed Acting CEO Ahmad Meshari has been named the “Islamic Banker of the Year for 2014” by World Finance, the UK leading financial magazine issued by World News Media in London.

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12 Feb 2014

QFB celebrates Qatar National Sports Day

Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority, announced the conclusion of its annual Corporate Wellness Program by hosting a sport day for its employees during which a series of activities were organized with the aim of encouraging employees to embrace a healthy and active lifestyle.

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