Kuwait’s Markaz ranks in 4 major financial sector categories by Euromoney

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz) has been highly rated in four categories of Euromoney Market Leaders, which is Euromoney’s new rankings for the financial and banking sector.

The rankings further strengthened Markaz reputation as a market leader and one of the most progressive and socially responsible investment banking and asset management organizations in the country.

Markaz has been named one of the Highly Regarded institutions in Euromoney Market Leaders’ Digital Solutions and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) categories, while it was featured among Notable performers in Diversity and Inclusion. These achievements come as a result of Markaz’s CSR strategy and its efforts to nurture a diverse, equitable and inclusive company culture and workforce.

The strategy is founded on three pillars, namely, building human capacity, aligning its business environment with the principles of sustainable development, and promoting good governance in the business environment.

Ali H Khalil
Ali H Khalil
CEO – Markaz

“With a long-standing track record in fostering excellence in its products and services, Markaz has firmly established its market leadership in investment banking in Kuwait. While a highly qualified team of investment banking professionals with extensive experience, outstanding technical execution capabilities, and in-depth industry knowledge and a research-driven culture have remained the cornerstones of this success. We are proud that Euromoney Market Leaders recognized Markaz’s commitments, endeavors, and accomplishments with the new coveted rankings.”

Euromoney Market Leaders rankings take multiple sources of data including qualitative and quantitative, both internally from institutions, as well as external client referee data to build a robust and objective picture of industry leaders.

Using a vigorous methodology, the team of analysts builds rankings across categories and by country, creating a global index of banking and finance leaders to provide a definitive guide to leading institutions. The new rankings have also designated Markaz as an Investment Banking Market Leader, offering yet another solid testimony to its pre-eminent position in Kuwait’s financial services sector.

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