Barwa Bank Wins Islamic Bank of the Year at 2013 Acquisition International Finance Awards

Doha, 17 November 2013–Barwa Bank, Qatar's fastest growing Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, has been named “Islamic Bank of the Year” by Acquisition International magazine.

 Mr. Steve Troop, CEO, Barwa Bank commented on the achievement, “We are honoured to be acknowledged by Acquisition International, a reflection of our commitment to growth and to building an innovative and customer focused Shari’ah compliant bank that can lead the way in this growing sector. Receiving “Islamic Bank of the Year” demonstrates that with hard work, ambition and good service a young bank can become a leader in a short period of time and will definitely add more momentum to the further expansion of our activities.”

 Acquisition International’s 2013 Finance Awards are based on innovation, achievement and excellence that contestants have brought to the marketplace over the last 12 months. Winners are determined by Acquisition International readership votes combined with substantial in-house research.