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Newswire reports suggest that Goldman Sachs’ issue of a five-year $500 million Sukuk was some 3x oversubscribed with orders of around $1.5 billion.
September 18, 2014 - 13:44 GMT
The US investment bank appears to have learned from the fiasco of its first attempt to market a Sukuk in 2011.

December 11, 2011

Mashreq
07:57 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions announced a distinctive insurance cover for its valued customers.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
07:28 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has been ranked for the second consecutive year the Best Financial Information website in the Middle East in an annual survey by an independent company.

December 8, 2011

Michael H. Tomalin, the Group Chief Executive of the National Bank Abu Dhabi
08:03 GMT

Global Investor Magazine, has named Michael H. Tomalin, the Group Chief Executive of the National Bank Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the CEO of the Year in the Middle East.

Yahya Alyahya, GIB’s CEO
05:36 GMT

Gulf International Bank is pleased to announce the successful pricing and closing of a 3-year US$300 million Sukuk-al-Murabaha private placement (the Sukuk).

December 7, 2011

Jordan Ahli Bank
11:29 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Ahli Bank is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the exhibition “Echoes of Rome,” featuring an abstract collection of Arabic calligraphy by the Jordanian artist HRH Princess Wijdan Ali.

Sara AlGhanem, UAE National Development Manager at First Gulf Bank among other bank representatives
09:00 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, is pioneering an initiative to enhance Emiratisation efforts in the banking sector, where it recently held a meeting with a number of prominent banks in the UAE.

During the event
07:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank has publically announced the winner of its “ADCB Art Competition”, voted for by the general public who attended the spectacular Abu Dhabi Art 2011.

December 6, 2011

Shaker Zainal handing over debit card to customers
12:19 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, announced an innovative and convenient banking service in the UAE by enabling customers to open their accounts and walk away with chip enabled debit cards in just 30 minutes.

Ewan Stirling, Chief Executive Officer at HSBC Oman
06:55 GMT
(press release)

HSBC Oman will organize a memorable golfing experience for key corporate customers on the fairways of Muscat Hills & Country Club on the 13th of December with the leading European golfer, Colin Montgomerie.

Ashraf Mazahreh, the Head of Private Banking UAE of NBAD
06:17 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, will share its expertise in Private Banking World Middle East 2011 conference commenced today in Dubai.

December 5, 2011

During the event
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank restated its commitment towards its annual corporate social responsibility initiative by successfully hosting the 10th Annual Al Mass Awards on December 4, 2011.

Malek Kanawati, CEO, Mubasher
09:20 GMT
(press release)

Mubasher Financial Services, has announced that Mubasher has been named “UAE Best Broker” during the recently concluded Future of the Capital Markets.

Rick Pudner CEO Emirates NBD
05:56 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today its strategic partnership with Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 2011, which is being held in Dubai for the sixth year running.

December 4, 2011

During the agreement
12:33 GMT
(press release)

INVESTBANK and Zain Jordan signed a cooperation agreement in which Zain will provide advanced solutions to connect INVESTBANK’s Headquarters located in Shmeisani with its branches across the Kingdom.

NBK CEO Shaikha Al Bahar receives the honoring trophy from KALD Chairwomen Amal Al Sayer in the International Conference of the Difficulties of Learning Disorders, Hyperactivity & Attention Deficit
11:22 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) is sponsoring the International Conference of the Difficulties of Learning Disorders, Hyperactivity & Attention Deficit.