Apr 14 2012
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For the third consecutive year, QFIB sponsors the 8th Private Equity International Conference in Dubai
Emad Mansour joins a panel at the Bloomberg Financial Summit in Doha
14th April 2012 (Doha, QATAR) - Addressing key developments in the evolving entrepreneurial climate in the Middle East since the Arab Spring, Emad Mansour, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar First Investment Bank ( QFIB ), further explores the vital factors required to support the growing base of entrepreneurs at the 8th Private Equity International Middle East conference (PEI). Mansour joins other PE practitioners at the session entitled 'Growing Pains: from Traders to Conglomerates'.
QFIB , the QFCRA authorized bank, sponsors this platform for the third consecutive year. This year's conference titled PEI Capital Connect: MENA 2012 is being held under the patronage of His Excellency, Abdullah Mohammed Saleh, and the Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). The conference runs from April 18th -19th, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Dubai
Speaking about QFIB 's long-term association with the conference-series, Emad Mansour commented, "This sponsorship is part of QFIB 's commitment to stay abreast of the challenges facing the PE industry in the MENA region and its transformation after the global financial crisis and the Arab spring. This year the conference will focus on the entrepreneurship highlighting the rise of SME's and the importance of operational partnership in creating lasting value on investments. It will also examine the different ways to facilitate and optimize SME growth in the region and beyond"
QFIB will also co-sponsor the Bloomberg Financial Summit taking place on 16th April at the Ritz Carlton in Doha The two day event organized by Bloomberg Link in partnership with the Qatar Financial Centre Authority, will address the challenges affecting asset managers, opportunities in various asset classes and the changing landscape of Private Equity. Emad Mansour, QFIB CEO will join a panel entitled 'Banking 2012', that will examine the changing climate of investment banking within the current economic backdrop. Mansour will be detailing solutions to safeguard mergers and acquisitions and how to address the increasing corporate reluctance towards paid banking advisory services.
Qatar First Investment Bank ( QFIB ) is a pioneering Islamic investment bank well positioned to work across the broader GCC and MENA region. QFIB is unique in Qatar, simultaneously independent and central to the market, providing clients and counterparties with access to one of the region's deepest pools of capital. Adopting an investment strategy that centres on sector and geographical diversification, QFIB focuses on sectors that benefit from key drivers of economic change; these include the energy, financial services, industrials, real estate and health care services. Since inception in 2009, QFIB has executed a number of transactions in five different sectors across three geographies.
QFIB offers Principal Investments, Asset Management and Corporate Finance Advisory services. Relationships drive QFIB 's dynamic business strategy; the leadership team has an entrepreneurial outlook that encourages innovation and creativity in meeting client needs. The Bank's medium to long-term view ensures clients can benefit from the leadership's insight and connections.
QFIB operates to the highest of international business regulatory standards and corporate governance.
In 2011, QFIB was awarded "Best Investment Bank in the GCC" at the Islamic Business & Finance Awards organized by CPI Financial.
QFIB is the first independent Shari'ah compliant investment bank licensed by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) and is ISO 27001 certified.
Head of Corporate Communications
Qatar First Investment Bank
Direct: +974 4448 3355
Fax +974 444 3560
P.O. Box 28028 Doha, Qatar
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