Investment Banks in Qatar

The best investment banks in Qatar include Qatar National Bank, Qatar First Investment Bank, QInvest, among others.

Qatar National Bank (QNB) is among the highest rated regional banks from leading credit rating agencies including Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, Fitch, and Capital Intelligence. QNB was named “The Best Bank in Qatar” by emeafinance at the second annual Middle East Banking Awards. At the Middle East Banking Awards 2008, QNB was named the Best Local Investment Bank in Qatar.

Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) is the first non-affiliated, Shari'ah compliant investment bank based in Qatar, to be licensed and regulated by the Qatar Financial Centre. The bank has a solid shareholder base with over a thousand individual and institutional shareholders made up of prominent individuals, financial institutions, banks, pension funds and other strategic investors from the Gulf region.

QInvest is Qatar's leading investment bank. It was licensed by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority in April 2007 and is authorised by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority. Its business lines include investment banking, investment management, brokerage and wealth management; with dedicated origination and placement teams. The investment banking team consists of seasoned professionals providing expertise in all areas of financing and advisory activities to corporate and institutional clients both regionally and internationally. Areas of expertise include: Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Finance Advisory; Equity Capital Markets; Debt Capital Markets; Leveraged finance; Real estate finance; Asset and liability management; Debt restructuring.

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