Marmore, research subsidiary of Kuwait Financial Centre ‘Markaz’, has been awarded as the ‘Research Provider of the Year’ by Global Investor, a magazine owned by Euromoney group, which is specialized in investment and capital markets globally. Marmore was selected by specialized jury based on a number of criteria over the last 12 months including performance, growth, unique offering and services.
Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO, Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” and Mr. M. R. Raghu, EVP and Head of Research at Markaz and Managing Director of Marmore
Manaf A. Alhajeri, Chief Executive Officer of Markaz and Chairman of Marmore said, “It gives me great pleasure to know that Marmore has been recognized for the exceptional business and research performance that it has been delivering. It is a testament to the robust methodology that it deploys in both research processes and client service. It tells us that our focus on strategy, client commitment and innovation leadership has found resonance among our stakeholders.”
“Marmore is thankful to the award organizers for choosing to honor our work. It is truly an honor to be recognized by a prestigious industry forum like of Global Investor. We believe that the award demonstrates the effectiveness of our continuous market growth, research innovation, and client service leadership. Our quest is to continuously differentiate ourselves with high-quality research outputs, shaping client and market perceptions constructively in the process,” said M.R. Raghu, EVP and Head of Research at Markaz and Managing Director of Marmore.
He added, “Our relentless pursuit to leverage industry and market intelligence to successfully advice on strategies and client projects has resulted in strong customer satisfaction and competitive brand positioning. Marmore believes that this award clearly recognizes that dimension of our strong overall performance. This award would not be possible without the support of our clients and key stakeholders, who have helped Marmore thrive in an environment of intense competition and escalating market challenges and uncertainties.”
By building a strong Mena-focused research strategy and execution capacity, Marmore has charted a clear path towards future growth opportunities. Marmore’s vision is not only economic value creation through usable research, but to contribute to healthy research ecosystems and robust debates around critical market problems.
Marmore, since inception in 2010, has undergone a series of transformations in the scope of research deliverables and sectors’ coverage. In order to enhance or cover all elements of client requirements, we have also built a policy research practice over the years.
Our commitment to develop innovative products is underpinned by the work of our analysts and consultants, to whom we owe gratitude during this moment of recognition and happiness. They help Marmore stand out from other research companies on multiple complementary criteria highlighting our innovations in the research development and delivery process.
Marmore believes in connecting internal quality research management processes to carefully chosen alliance or ecosystem partners too. This serves us well given the complexities of today’s business environment in terms of anticipating market changes and planning strategically to respond effectively to changing client requirements. As a result of the contributions of all our stakeholders, Marmore is uniquely positioned to provide quality domain knowledge and high client retention rates.
Established in 2010, Marmore is a research subsidiary of Markaz, an Investment Bank and Asset Management Company with more than 40 years of experience. Marmore caters to the growing research and information needs of organizations in the MENA region.