Tamweel awarded ‘Best Home Finance’ at Arabian Property Awards
Tamweel PJSC, the UAE’s largest provider of real estate finance, announced today that it has won the “Best Home Finance” category at this year’s inaugural Arabian Property Awards, organised by ITP Publishing Group (ITP).
The Arabian Property Awards are intended to recognise and celebrate successful companies and projects in the region’s property market. The winners in each of the 23 categories of awards are chosen by a jury comprising senior editors and directors of ITP.
Receiving the award, Wasim Saifi, Group CEO of Tamweel, said: “This award is in recognition for our pioneering work in redefining the real estate finance sector of this region. In markets that are renowned for the dynamism of its real estate sector, Tamweel stands out from among the competition as a leader in performance and innovation. For Tamweel to be chosen from among so many worthy companies, as having the best home finance offerings, is a significant achievement.”
The year 2008 has been one of many accolades for Tamweel. Most recently, Tamweel was named “Best Mortgage/Finance House” at this year’s Banker Middle East Awards, and was also the recipient of the “Islamic Finance Deal of the Year” at the Euromoney Awards. This year also witnessed Tamweel win the “Structured Finance Deal of the Year Award” from Islamic Finance News, as well as Superbrand award from the UAE Superbrand Council.
Saifi added: “We are very proud of the fact that we have been chosen by those who are industry experts and write extensively about the property market in the Middle East. So far, 2008 has been a year of unqualified success for Tamweel, and we are looking forward to many more landmark initiatives.”
He added that in-depth market expertise has been the cornerstone of Tamweel, and is reflected in its diverse product portfolio, which includes industry-first products. “Dynamic performance, spectacular growth and profits have made Tamweel into the highest-rated non-banking financial institution in the region (rated A by Fitch and A3 by Moody’s) and the largest provider of real estate finance in the UAE by market share and asset size,” he added.
The inaugural Arabian Property Awards ceremony was held in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. The award for “Best Home Finance Product” was one of 23 categories of awards presented at the event.
About Tamweel PJSC:
Tamweel PJSC, the highest-rated non-banking financial institution in the region (rated A by Fitch and A3 by Moody’s) is the largest provider of real estate finance in the UAE by market share and asset size. Tamweel was established in March 2004, became a public joint stock company in June 2006 and was listed on the Dubai Financial Market in July 2006.
Tamweel is a provider of a wide range of unparalleled customer-service solutions and innovative home finance products, working with 300 partners across the UAE. The company, which aims to become the regional home finance leader through its expansion plans into Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other countries in the MENA region, has branches in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, as well as in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. For more information, please visit www.tamweel.ae