12th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF) announces finalists for Institutional Excellence Awards

Manama, Bahrain, 28 January 2016The 12th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of February 2016 at the Gulf Hotel Bahrain with the strategic support of the Central Bank of Bahrain and in partnership with the leading insurance companies of the region. The Forum will gather over 400 insurance professionals from across the world comprising of policy makers, dignitaries,

  
12th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF) announces finalists for Institutional Excellence Awards
Insurance industry's flagship platform to announce five winners at high profile ceremony to be attended by central bankers, regulators and leading insurance companies
Manama, Bahrain, 28 January 2016

The 12th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of February 2016 at the Gulf Hotel Bahrain with the strategic support of the Central Bank of Bahrain and in partnership with the leading insurance companies of the region. The Forum will gather over 400 insurance professionals from across the world comprising of policy makers, dignitaries, central bank representatives, heads of insurance supervision, CEOs of the largest insurance operators, thought leaders and experts in research, bankers, academia and Shariah scholars.

The regional insurance industry's flagship platform announced today the nominees for the MEIF Institutional Excellence Awards.

The MEIF Institutional Excellence Awards have been designed on the basis of a robust methodology which takes into account key financial metrics and provides industry participants an objective peer-to-peer ranking. The data employed in creating the assessment framework has been collated from the Thomson Reuters EIKON database. The categories of the awards include: 3 Middle East Awards (Overall, Life and Non-Life) and 2 Regional Awards (Overall GCC, Overall Levant).

The MEIF Institutional Excellence Awards represents MEIF's commitment to provide an objective and quantitative approach in assessing insurance performance.

The nominees for the 12th annual Middle East Insurance Awards are:

Best Performing Insurance Company - Middle East (Overall)

Al Ahleia Insurance Co SAKP - Kuwait
Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik AS - Turkey
Bahrain National Holding Co BSC - Bahrain
Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Co SAQ - Qatar
Qatar Islamic Insurance Co QSC - Qatar

Best Performing Insurance Company - Middle East (Life)

Al Dhafra Insurance Co PSC
Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik AS
Bahrain National Holding Co BSC
Euro Arab Insurance Group PSC
Ras Al Khaimah National Insurance Co PSC

Best Performing Insurance Company - Middle East (Non-Life)

Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Co SAQ
Al Ahleia Insurance Co SAKP
Qatar Islamic Insurance Co QSC
Dubai Insurance Co PSC
Arabian Scandinavian Insurance Co PLC

Best Performing Insurance Company - GCC (Overall)

Al Ahleia Insurance Co SAKP - Kuwait
Bahrain National Holding Co BSC - Bahrain
Dubai Insurance Co PSC - UAE
Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Co SAQ - Qatar
Qatar Islamic Insurance Co QSC - Qatar      

Best Performing Insurance Company - Levant (Overall)

Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik AS - Turkey
Euro Arab Insurance Group PSC - Jordan
First Insurance Co PSC - Jordan
Islamic Insurance Co PSC - Jordan
Jerusalem Insurance Co PSC - Jordan

The Awards will be delivered at a high profile Gala Luncheon in the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain on the 2nd of February.

To find out more about MEIF, visit www.meif2016.com.

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ABOUT MIDDLE EAST INSURANCE FORUM
MEIF is the region's leading insurance platform that has served a key role in the development of the industry and driving its growth for the past 12 years. Held under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, the forum partners with the region's largest insurance organizations in converging the most distinguished leaders in insurance under a single platform to assess the direction of the industry and chart new ways for its growth.

To find out more, visit www.meif2015.com.

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