First Finance Company (FFC), a subsidiary of Barwa Bank Group, was recognised as both the “Best Retail Finance Company in the Middle East” and the “Best SME Finance Company in the Middle East” at the Islamic Business & Finance Awards 2014, in a ceremony held at the Jumeirah Emirates Hotel in Dubai.
Ms. Aisha Al Hudaifi, Head of the Ladies Section at FFC, accepted the award on behalf of the company.
In a statement issued by FFC, the institution commented on the importance of the recognition:
“This recognition further cement FFC’s positioning as a market leader in Qatar and across the region. Our approach is simply to empower our clients in turning their ideas into concrete realities which as a financing institution means seamless processes, flexible payment terms, and innovative solutions are what we offer.”
These awards were established by CPI Financial in 2005 to recognise the best performing institutions in a variety of regions where Islamic finance is either already developed or is rapidly expanding.