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13 Jan 2014

QFB launches the B Active Challenge

For the second consecutive year, QFB kicked off its annual Corporate Wellness Program in the run up to the 3rd Qatar National Sports Day on Tuesday 11 February 2014.

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16 Dec 2013

QFB Board Meeting in Dubai to discuss future strategy

Chaired by Chairman Abdulla Fahad Ghorab Al Marri, QFB held its last board meeting for 2013 in Dubai, the second largest emirate in the UAE. Since its launch in 2009, QFB has scheduled board meetings every year in a different GCC country with the aim of reaching out to its diversified base of shareholders.

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12 Dec 2013

QFB’s Portfolio Company Al Rifai sells its Nutisal Brand to a Swedish Conglomerate

QFB announced that its portfolio company Al Rifai International Holding (Al Rifai), the leading Lebanese manufacturer and retailer of nuts, kernels and confectionary, has signed an agreement to sell its Al Rifai Nutisal AB (Nutisal) operations in Sweden to Cloetta, a leading confectionary company in the Nordic region, the Netherlands and Italy dating back to 1862.

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09 Dec 2013

QFB sponsors Euromoney Qatar Conference for second year running

For the second consecutive year, َQFB has announced its associate sponsorship of the Euromoney Qatar Conference 2013 , that will be held in Doha at the Ritz-Carlton on 10-11 December 2013, under the theme ‘Global Finance: Re-Engineered’.

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24 Nov 2013

QFB is Gold Sponsor of the Global Islamic Economic Summit

Qatar First Bank, the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), has announced the Gold sponsorship of the Global Islamic Economic Summit to be held at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE on 25-26 November 2013.

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19 Nov 2013

Qatar First Bank Appoints New Chief Business Officer

Qatar First Bank (QFB), the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), announced the appointment of Sulaiman Yousif Al-Salhi as Chief Business Officer.

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30 Sep 2013

Ahmad Meshari appointed as Acting CEO of QFB

The Board of Directors of Qatar First Bank (QFB) announced today the appointment of Ahmad Meshari as Acting Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Ahmad will replace Emad Mansour who recently resigned from the Bank.

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04 Aug 2013

QFB’s Ramadan Blessings Campaign draws to a close

Qatar First Bank (QFB) announced the concluding of its 5th annual Ramadan Blessings Campaign, during which the bank hosted a series of activities for various organizations with the aim of promoting solidarity and brotherhood with different segments of the society through the Holy Month.

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08 Jul 2013

Qatar First Bank launches Fifth Annual Ramadan Blessings Campaign

For the fifth year in a row, QFB will launch the annual Ramadan Blessings Campaign. The campaign will include several community-based activities aimed at promoting solidarity and brotherhood during the holy month.

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12 Jun 2013

QFB launches First Metal Shari’ah-Compliant World Elite MasterCard Charge Card in MENA

Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah-compliant bank regulated by QFC Regulatory Authority, today announced the launch of the first Shari’ah-compliant metal ‘World Elite MasterCard Charge Card’ in Qatar and the MENA region.

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09 Jun 2013

Qatar Islamic Bank provides US$ 100 million financing facility to Qatar First Bank

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), the leading Islamic bank in Qatar, has signed a US$100 million murabaha facility with Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant financial institution authorized by QFC Regulatory Authority.

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02 Jun 2013

Qatar First Bank reports continued growth in 2012, as net income rises by 21% percent

QFB reported strong financial results and continued growth in 2012, as net income rose by 21 per cent from QAR 94 million (US$25.8 million) in 2011 to QAR 113.2 million (US$ 31.1 million) in 2012. For the third consecutive year, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) ratified the distribution of a cash dividend. This year the AGM approved the distribution 7% of paid up share capital to QFB shareholders.

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13 May 2013

QFB appoints Allen International to design its first, iconic Branch

QFB has appointed Allen International, a UK-based strategic brand and retail consultancy, to create a concept for its first branch. The branch will communicate the Bank’s new positioning and create an icon for the QFB brand by enhancing its profile amongst its High Net Worth and corporate clients in Qatar and the MENA region.

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19 Mar 2013

Qatar First Bank: The new name of Qatar First Investment Bank

After four successful years since establishment Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank regulated by QFC Regulatory Authority, revealed today that it has changed its name to Qatar First Bank (QFB).

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15 Mar 2013

QFIB Brings “Wasita” brand to Qatar

In line with its commitment to sector diversification , Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) , the first independent Sharia’h compliant investment bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), announced the launch of “Wasita” in Qatar.

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14 Mar 2013

QFIB Meets Key Shareholders in Saudi Arabia

Chaired by Chairman Abdulla Fahad Ghorab Al Marri, Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) held its board meeting in Dammam, the largest city in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) yesterday. Since its launch in 2009, QFIB has scheduled board meetings every year in a different GCC country with the aim of reaching out to its diversified base of shareholders.

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10 Feb 2013

QFB celebrates Qatar National Sports Day

In the run up to 2nd Qatar National Sports Day on Tuesday 12 February 2013, Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB), Qatar’s first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority, organized a month-long corporate wellness program for its employees.

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03 Feb 2013

QFIB acquires a majority stake in Al Wasita Emirates for Services & Catering

Qatar First Investment Bank (“QFIB”), Qatar’s independent Islamic investment bank authorized by the QFC regulatory Authority , announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Al Wasita Emirates for Services & Catering (“WES”), the UAE based total support services management firm.

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20 Jan 2013

Senior executives at QFIB to join plenary sessions on M&A and private equity

Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) has partnered with Gulf Financial Conferences as the gold sponsor for two key conferences “Finance & Investment Qatar’ and ‘M&A, Corporate Finance & Advisory MENA’, both will be held on 21st and 22nd January respectively, at the Al Sharq Village and Spa.

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13 Jan 2013

QFIB successfully exits ENPI

QFIB and SPPC announced the successful completion of the Emirates National Factory of Plastic Industries (ENPI Group) deal. QFIB’s 71.3% stake, a majority share in ENPI, was sold to SPPC, a publically traded Saudi firm specialized in providing printing packaging solutions. ENPI Group is the leading producer of flexible and rigid plastic packaging solutions having strong manufacturing base including 8 factories in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh.

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