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| 15 February, 2018

Emirates Investment Bank reports preliminary full year 2017 results

Dubai, UAE: Emirates Investment Bank (“EIBank”), an independent private bank based in the UAE (DFM: EIBank), today announced its preliminary financial results for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2017.

Financial Highlights: 

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  • Net profit up 66.8% to AED 56.52 million (FY 2016: AED 33.89 million)
  • Operating income was AED 172.15 million, a 20.4% increase on FY 2016 (AED 142.98 million)
  • Total assets under EIBank’s management decreased 9.5% to AED 10.53 billion from FY 2016 (AED 11.63 billion)
  • Khaled Sifri, CEO of Emirates Investment Bank, said,

    “2017 was a positive year for Emirates Investment Bank despite the ongoing uncertainty in regional markets. Our strategy to further expand our offerings continued to pay off, resulting in steady growth in our net profit and a healthy level of activity across the business. Delivering the best value to our clients remains a key focus for us, and we are constantly looking for opportunities to bring to them that could help achieve their financial objectives.” 

    He added: “As a local bank, we remain committed to contributing to the development of the UAE private banking sector. The UAE has all the components needed to become a leading global hub for wealth management serving residents and non-residents alike.”

    About Emirates Investment Bank pjsc:

    Emirates Investment Bank is an independent private bank based in Dubai. It offers a wide-range of investment and banking services to an exclusive, but diverse, client base of high-net-worth individuals from across the region and around the world.

    Emirates Investment Bank seeks to build long-term partnerships based on a foundation of trust, stability and integrity, which allows it to appreciate the unique circumstances and objectives of each of its clients.  This personalised approach guides Emirates Investment Bank when providing its clients with bespoke banking solutions in connection with their wealth, business, and every day affairs.

    Emirates Investment Bank is regulated by the Central Bank of the UAE, and is a listed entity on the Dubai Financial Market (Ticker: EIBank). For further information, please visit: www.eibank.com. 

    For media enquiries:
    Emirates Investment Bank
    Rebecca Clarke
    +971 4 2317 720
    Rebecca.Clarke@eibank.com

    Brunswick Group
    Joudi Issa
    +971 4 446 6270
    EIBank@brunswickgroup.com

    © Press Release 2018