News 2011

Oct 2011


The Banker Names Sambacapital "Most Innovative Investment Bank from the Middle East in 2011"

Sambacapital, the investment arm of Samba Financial Group, has been named 'Most Innovative Investment Bank from the Middle East in 2011', by 'The Banker', a specialist international banking and finance magazine, after an annual evaluation to choose the most innovative institutional investors for the year. For 'The Banker's' Investment Banking Awards, Sambacapital showed regional supremacy in launching and providing innovative investment products and solutions, adopting advanced methodology and mechanisms, based on Sambacapital's extensive experience and knowledge in investment management and effectively directing such efforts, in accordance with its long-term vision. Sambacapital's prestigious award win from the 'The Banker' comes shortly after receiving the accolade of "Best Investment Bank in the Middle East in 2011", for the sixth time in a row, from "Global Finance".

The selection of Sambacapital as the "Most Innovative Investment Bank from the Middle East in 2011" follows a survey conducted by "The Banker" under the supervision of a group of experts from the banking and investment industry, and included a set of advanced standards based upon which the institutional investor winners in various global markets were selected.

Mr. Eisa Al Eisa, Chairman of Sambacapital, commented on the award by saying, "Over the past few years, Sambacapital has managed to consolidate its position as a world class investment hub, enjoying the utmost confidence at all levels, thanks to the global standards and professionalism adopted, as well as its ability to achieve superior results and accomplishments thanks to its ongoing quest towards creativity and innovation, in spite of the difficulties facing the financial markets". Al Eisa further asserted that the choice of Sambacapital as the "Most Innovative Investment Bank from the Middle East" puts it at the forefront of leading companies in the financial and investment industry.

It is worth noting that, since 2008, Sambacapital has won around 40 awards from major global institutions evaluating the performance of institutional investors such as Global Finance, Euromoney, Emeafinance, Asia Money and of course, the Banker, thanks to its achievements and accumulated experience.