First Capital of Switzerland Investment Bank (FCSIB) has been recognized
as the "Best Investment Bank in the UAE" for 2012 by critically acclaimed
magazine World Finance.
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World Finance's esteemed panel, with input from its readers, determined the
winners based on a series of criteria that are based on strategies, ideas and
innovations signifying achievements and best practices in a particular field.
These awards are the only industry honors based on voter participation.
First Capital of Switzerland (FCS) Group CEO Abdulrahman Al Ansari said:
"The last few years have been difficult for the financial industry and
investment banking sector in particular. This award comes as a genuine byline
for our continued endeavors to be a market leader in setting the pace for a
positive shift in the financial industry in the Middle East. This award
reestablishes our pledge to our valued clients and stakeholders to provide
optimal, customized solutions to place them in the best possible position
within the market."
FCSIB is a boutique investment bank located in the Dubai International
Financial Centre (DIFC) and authorized and regulated by the Dubai Financial
Services Authority (DFSA). Having started its journey during the demanding
times of an economic slump, FCSIB has come a long way to achieving a strong
investment banking presence in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, as
well as in Asia, China and Latin America with an aggregate transaction pipeline
of over USD2.1billion.
FCS plans to continue its success story by focusing on evolving markets and
establishing key associations with partners across the globe to increase its
worldwide presence. Ethical investments through the establishment of a
Healthcare Fund and a Natural Resources & Commodities Fund are the key focus
areas for FCS for the year 2012-2013.
The team behind FCSIB combines years of international and regional
experience across sectors. The team members have wide-ranging expertise in
developing, shaping and executing financial transactions globally with a strong
focus on the Middle East, Africa and emerging markets.
With focus on existing and ongoing strategic partnerships with global
players in the Asian and European market, FCSIB plans to continually evolve and
develop strategic associations within the banking and finance domain to
establish its presence further.
For more information, please visit: http://www.fcswiss.com
SOURCE: First Capital of Switzerland Investment Bank (FCS)