Markaz Advertises in Commercial bank Qatar Masters

24/01/2007

Markaz Advertises in Commercial bank Qatar Masters Markaz announced that it is advertising in the tenth Commercial bank Qatar Masters golf tournament from January 25th-28th in the Doha Golf Club championship course. “Under the guidance of HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Qatari Government is striving to position Qatar as the centre for sporting excellence. As an advertiser during the Qatar Masters tournament, Markaz shares this dynamic vision of the Qatari leadership and is pleased to be a part of this exciting journey.” Mr. Manaf Alhajeri General Manager of Markaz said. The Commercial bank Qatar Masters is a PGA European Tour and Asian Tour co-sanctioned tournament. The organizers have confirmed the participation of former Masters champion and world number five Ernie Els, world number six Retief Goosen – both from South Africa, world number eleven Sergio Garcia of Spain, world number fifteen & European number two Paul Casey and world number twenty Chris DiMarco from the US. Markaz joins global brands such as CNN International, InterContinental Hotels, BMW, MasterCard and Rolex in their support of this event. Markaz is the first Kuwaiti company to be licensed in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) and recently opened its regional branch there. Kuwait Financial Centre S.A.K. 'Markaz', with total assets under management of over KD1.25 billion (USD 4.3 billion) as of September 30, 2006, was established in 1974 and has become one of the leading asset management and investment banking institutions in the Arabian Gulf Region. Markaz was listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) in 1997; and was recently awarded a BBB+ corporate rating by Capital Intelligence Ltd.