Posted on January 23, 2011

Qatar’s leading investment bank, QInvest, has exclusively won the prestigious award for ‘Best Sharia Compliant Firm’ at the Private Equity World Awards (PEWA) Gala Dinner in the United Arab Emirates.

QInvest’s Chief Executive Officer, Shahzad Shahbaz, said: “We are honored that the PEWA Awards have chosen to recognize QInvest and its achievements. This award affirms the wisdom of our investment strategy that delivers value, performance to investors and innovative investment opportunities to our clients."

In winning the ‘Best Sharia Compliant Firm’ award, QInvest competed against a number of well known investment banks and financial firms in Qatar UAE, KSA, Germany, and Bahrain.

PEWA recognizes the outstanding achievements of the Middle East’s major finance houses who, like QInvest, positively contribute to the development of the region's private equity industry.

“While these awards acknowledge our past achievements, we are very focused on continuing to bring innovative solutions to the market to leverage future investment opportunities.” Shahbaz concluded.