IBQ was recognized for 2012 Best Private Banking Services in Qatar for High Net Worth services by UK’s Euromoney Magazine. The award was presented to Chaouki Daher, Head of Private Banking, at the exclusive Private Banking Survey Awards Dinner which took place on February 16 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 voted for by the people who know the industry best, the private bankers themselves. Winning an award is a confirmation of excellence in wealth management and a cause for celebration at the annual Awards Dinner.
George Nasra, Managing Director of IBQ said: “We’re very honored to receive such a prestigious industry award. This is a solid testament to our bank’s unparalleled levels of expertise, market experience and knowledge. It also underlines our strong performance and the capacity of our highly-qualified workforce who provide the best advisory and financial services to our clients. I take this chance to thank the private banking staff whose dedicated efforts contributed to this commemoration. This award reflects our continued efforts to invest across our different channels aiming to become the Bank of Choice in Qatar on all levels.”
Clive Horwood, Editor of Euromoney Magazine, noted: “Each year through our survey the industry recognises the brightest and the best institutions in global Private Banking. In a challenging and competitive market, this year’s winners have continued to invest in the people and resources necessary to service their clients’ needs”.
Upon receiving the award, IBQ’s Head of Private Banking, Chaouki Daher commented: “We’re proud to be recognized for our Best Private Banking Service in Qatar. Our team gives great value to providing the finest confidential and personalised banking and investment service for our valued customers and we certainly look forward to further achievements in the field.”
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.
IBQ’s private banking pool of experts remains at the forefront of the industry providing confidential personalised banking and investment services for high net worth individuals in Qatar.
IBQ’s financial and advisory services include investments and portfolio managements, trusts, offshore account and international real estate services around the world.
This Euromoney’s Private Banking Award is another addition to IBQ’s long list of industry accolades. IBQ’s service quality excellence has also been recognized regionally with the bank bagging the Best Retail Bank in Qatar for the year 2011 award by Arabian Business. The bank also won the highly coveted Best Customer Service Award at the prestigious Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2011.