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May 10 2018

FAB named Best Investment Bank in the UAE for the second year in a row

Dubai, May 10, 2018: First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank, and one of the world’s largest and safest financial institutions, has been named ‘Best Investment Bank in the UAE’ at the prestigious Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2018. FAB’s Head of Global Markets, Mahmood Al Aradi, received the award at a ceremony which was recently held in Dubai.

The Euromoney Awards for Excellence, launched in 1992, were the first of their kind in the global banking industry. Award submissions are analysed by a team of editors, journalists and researchers in conjunction with the magazine’s own market knowledge and research, before decisions are made by an editorial committee.

André Sayegh, said: “We are very proud to be receiving this award from Euromoney for the second consecutive year. This achievement is a reflection of how FAB and its Corporate and Investment Banking franchise is connecting clients to the right opportunities, supporting their ambitions and delivering a market-leading range of products and services. Throughout the past year, we have led a wide range of successful landmark transactions, leveraging our global connectivity, expertise and capabilities to meet the financing needs of local, regional and international clients across various markets. As a leader in the investment banking sector, we look forward to building on our strong position, and continuing to support our clients in their journey to grow stronger.”

Euromoney’s Awards for Excellence programme covers global and regional categories, as well as best bank awards in close to 100 countries around the world.