International Bank of Qatar, (ibq), has been recently recognized for the second year running with a Euromoney award, being awarded the “Best Private Bank for Privacy and Security in Qatar” award by Euromoney. Chaouki Daher, Assistant General Manager and Head of Private Banking at ibq received the coveted award at Euromoney’s Private Banking Survey Awards Dinner which took place on February 21st in London, UK.
The Euromoney Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well as global and regional awards. They are also voted for by industry experts, and the private bankers themselves.
Jabra Ghandour, Managing Director of ibq said: “We are honored to receive this world-class award and being recognized by Euromoney for the second year running can only mean that our distinct private banking division is earmarked with the most excellent proposition for wealth management services. It also means that ibq remains one of the leading customer-centric and expertise-led financial organization in Qatar.”
With a tailor-made suite of banking and wealth management services in addition to access to National Bank of Kuwait’s regional and international network, ibq Private Banking has maintained its position as one of the most pioneering Qatari banks. It’s long-standing legacy within the local high net worth and ultra-high net worth community dates back to the early beginnings of the bank in 1956.
“Since inception, we, at ibq, have continued to build on our legacy, bringing to the market a unique combination of tradition, innovation and most importantly prudence in portfolio management. We have developed enduring and long lasting relationships with our clients for decades, making us perfectly positioned to help our clients meet their financial and wealth management objectives, by offering them access to high-quality services from a truly trusted and reliable partner. Last but not least, I would like to thank our team of experts who have saved no effort for ibq to win a Euromoney award once more.” added Ghandour.
Chaouki Daher, AGM and Head of Private Banking at ibq said: “This is a momentous milestone in our track record. We’re extremely happy to receive an outstanding award from Euromoney for the second year in a row, with ibq being the “Best Private Bank for Privacy and Security in Qatar 2013”. At ibq’s Private Banking division, we pride ourselves on our trustworthy and core values of privacy, confidentiality and integrity. Being one of the oldest bank in Qatar, we certainly bring to the mark unparalleled levels of experience and expertise. Our partnership with NBK is a key strength which adds further agility to our responsiveness offering our valued clients with the most customized investment opportunities locally and regionally”.
“A unique combination of tradition, innovation, prudence and active portfolio management lies at the heart of the enduring and long lasting relationships that ibq has developed with its private banking customers for more than 50 years. The bank’s private banking experts will remain at the forefront of the industry providing confidential and personalised banking and investment services for high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals in Qatar” added Daher.
ibq’s financial services include investments, portfolio managements, trusts, and real estate services.