“Markaz” named “Best Equities Manager in Kuwait 2015”


Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” announced winning the “Best Equities Manager in Kuwait - 2015” award by Global Investor magazine, a Euromoney publication specialized in finance and investment, in the awarding ceremony held on October 28th, 2015 in Dubai. Markaz was also named “Best Asset Manager in Kuwait” by Global Investor for the past five year.

Photo Caption: Mr. Mohammad Khalid AlAbdulkader, Assistant Vice President - MENA Equities Department representing Markaz at Global Investor Awards.

In light of this achievement, Mr. Mohammad Khalid AlAbdulkader, Assistant Vice President - MENA Equities Department at Markaz said: “Naming Markaz the ‘Best Equities Manager in Kuwait’ this year affirms our continuous pursuit to achieve our investment objectives by offering versatile products, and the ability to appropriately  allocate our assets to guarantee the best possible returns to our investors.”

He added: “Such achievements reflect our team’s commitment to achieve best results for our clients by backing up our investment decision with well-rounded research, in addition to our experience in selecting quality assets and our constant revision of our risk policy to ensure its compatibility with the market requirements.”

Markaz was also named “Best Asset Manager in 2015” by Global Finance and “Best Asset Manager in 2014 by Global Investor for the fifth year, as well as by EMEA Finance. In addition, Markaz was named “Best Investment Bank in Kuwait in 2014” by Global Finance and Euromoney. Markaz received these awards for its professional skills in executing many successful transactions for its clients in the fields of credit markets, equities, merge and acquisitions along with offering financial consultancy services. 

Markaz’s track record in asset management in Kuwait and the GCC extends back to almost three decades. In 1983, the company started offering portfolio management services in the Kuwaiti Market; and in 1999, it entered the fund management field, and since then has produced and managed several ward winning funds.

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About Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”

Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz”, established in 1974, is one of the leading asset management and investment banking institutions in the Arabian Gulf Region with total assets under management (AUM) of over KD 1.10 billion as of June 30th, 2015 (USD 3.66 billion). Markaz was listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) in 1997.

For further information, please contact:
Osama Al Musallam
Senior Communications Officer
Media & Communications Department
Kuwait Financial Centre S.A.K. "Markaz"
Tel: +965 2224 8000 ext 1819
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