Global Investor MENA Awards 2019 – winners announced

Global Investor MENA Awards 2019 – winners announced

Global Investor’s MENA Awards 2019 took place on November 6 in Dubai. The winners were celebrated at an evening ceremony and gala dinner.

The awards recognise outstanding performance across a range of areas, such as asset management, custody, fund administration, wealth management, and transition management.

CIB's Mr Hisham Ezz Al-Arab was named CEO of the Year, while the Asset Manager of the Year Award went to Emirates NBD Asset Management.

Citi, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, HSBC, CI Asset Management, ADS Investment Solutions, and First Abu Dhabi Bank were among the organisations to receive accolades. The full list of winners can be found below.

Find out more about the organisations and individuals recognised in this year's awards brochure, available to download here.

View photos from the awards ceremony here.

2019 Award Winners:

CEO of the Year: Mr Hisham Ezz Al-Arab, Chairman and Managing Director at CIB

Asset Manager of the Year: Emirates NBD Asset Management

International Asset Manager of the Year and Wealth Manager of the Year: ADS Investment Solutions Limited (ADSI)

Broker of the Year: ADSS

Equities Manager of the Year and UAE Asset Manager of the Year: First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

Fixed Income Manager of the Year: Al Ahly Financial Investment Management

Alternative Asset Manager of the Year: Waha Capital

Sharia Fund Manager of the Year: Ai Rajhi Capital (ARC)

Sukuk Fund Manager of the Year and Qatar Manager of the Year: Al Rayan Investments

Best New Fund of the Year: Azimut Egypt Asset Management’s (Previously Rasmala) “Maashy Fund”

Cash Manager of the Year: Arab Bank

Global Custodian of the Year: Citi

Sub-Custodian of the Year: HSBC

Fund Administrator of the Year: Standard Chartered Bank (SCB)

Transition Manager of the Year: Citi

Financial Centre of the Year: Abu Dhabi Global Market

Consultancy Firm of the Year: Insight Discovery

Exchange of the Year: Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (Dgcx)

ETF Provider of the Year: AI Rayan Qatar ETF

Law Firm of the Year: Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF)

Real Estate Investment Firm of the Year: SFO Group

International Exchange of the Year: CME Group

Technology Provider of the Year: Eagle Investment Systems

Private Equity Firm of the Year and Bahrain Asset Manager of the Year: GFH Financial Group (GFH)

Research Provider of the Year: AI Rajhi Capital

Egypt Asset Manager of the Year: CI Asset Management

Jordan Asset Manager of the Year: AB Invest

Kuwait Asset Manager of the Year: Markaz Asset Management

Lebanon Asset Manager of the Year: BLOM Asset Management

Oman Asset Manager of the Year: Bank Muscat

Saudi Arabia Asset Manager of the Year: HSBC Saudi Arabia

Egypt Broker of the Year: EFG Hermes

Jordan Broker of the Year: AI Arabi Investment Group (AB Invest)

Kuwait Broker of the Year: EFG Hermes IFA

Oman Broker of the Year: EFG Hermes

Qatar Broker of the Year: QNB

Saudi Arabia Broker of the Year: AI Rajhi Capital (ARC)

UAE Broker of the Year: Emirates NBD Securities