WINNERS OF FINANCIAL AWARDS 2018

International Finance’s Financial Awards aims to reward and recognise the contribution of financial companies, which include path-breaking initiatives in corporate social responsibility or charitable activities, corporate governance and activities that benefits the global finance community, in addition to their outstanding performance in their respective fields.

Best Non-Bank
La Trobe Financial Asset Management Limited – Australia

Best Investment Management Company
La Trobe Financial Asset Management Limited – Australia

Best Cashflow Lender SME
Scottish Pacific Business Finance Pty Ltd – Australia

Best Mid-Sized Venture Capital Firm
Tenmou – Bahrain

Most Innovative Financial Advisory Firm
Narmo Capital – Bahrain

Best Retail Finance Company
IPDC Finance Limited – Bangladesh

Most Innovative Shariah Compliant Financial Institution
Islamic Finance and Investment Limited – Bangladesh

Most Innovative Leasing And Mortgage Company
Bayt El Khebra Group – Egypt

Best Asset Manager
CI Asset Management – Egypt

Best Equity Fund
CI Asset Management – Egypt

Most Customer Centric Microfinance Service Provider
egabi FSI – Egypt

Fastest Growing Investment Banking Advisory Firm
NI Capital – Egypt

Best Equity Research Company
Pharos Holding – Egypt

Most Innovative Equity Research Company
NATIXIS – France

Best Corporate Advisory Firm
KPMG – GCC

Most Innovative Leasing Firm – Manufacturing
SudLeasing – Germany

Global National FDI Program
Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund – Greece

Most Innovative Asset Management Company
BOCHK Asset Management Limited – Hong Kong

Fastest Growing Asset Management Company
IIFL Asset Management Limited – India

Fastest Growing Fund Manager – Money Market And Income
PT. Phillip Asset Management – Indonesia

Most Innovative Capital Markets Regulator
Capital Market Authority – Kenya

Best Alternative Investment Provider
Cytonn Investment Management Limited – Kenya

Best Asset Manager
KAMCO – Kuwait

Fastest Growing Fund Management Company
National Investment Company K.S.C.P. – Kuwait

Best Islamic Finance Advisory Firm
Euris Group – Luxembourg

Fastest Growing Portfolio Management Company
Arche Wealth Management – Luxembourg

Most Innovative SME Financing Institution
Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad – Malaysia

Most Innovative Islamic Unit Trust Fund
TA Investment Management Berhad – Malaysia

Fastest Growing Asset Management Company
UOB Asset Management (Malaysia) Berhad – Malaysia

Fastest Growing Equity Fund
UOB Asset Management (Malaysia) Berhad – Malaysia

Best Asset Management Company
CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad – Malaysia

Fastest Growing Financial Solutions Provider
Afrinvest – Nigeria

Best Financial Research Company
Afrinvest – Nigeria

Fastest Growing Asset Management Company
COWRY ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED – Nigeria

Most Innovative Investment Management Service
First City Asset Management – Nigeria

Emerging Economic Free Zone (Investment Offering)
Sohar Port and Freezone – Oman

Most Innovative conglomerate firm
Amjaad Holdings – Oman

Best Asset Management Company
AL MEEZAN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED – Pakistan

Most Innovative Consumer Finance Company
Home Credit Philippines – Philippines

Best Asset Manager
BPI Asset Management – Philippines

Best Alternative Asset management
Aventicum Capital Management (Qatar) LLC – Qatar

Fastest Growing Diversified Conglomerate Company
Rawabi Holdings – Saudi Arabia

Best SME Leasing and Financing Company
Saudi ORIX Leasing Company – Saudi Arabia

Best Equity Fund
MEFIC Capital – Saudi Arabia

Best Leasing and Financing Company
Al Yusr Leasing and Financing – Saudi Arabia

Best Quality Market Intelligence
Bayan Credit Bureau – Saudi Arabia

Best Asset Management Company
NCB Capital – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Real Estate Financing Company
Amlak International – Saudi Arabia

Best Fund Manager
NCB Capital – Saudi Arabia

Most Socially Responsible Investment Company
Masic – Saudi Arabia

Best contribution towards Infrastructure Development for Economic Growth – Investment
Masic – Saudi Arabia

Best Corporate Governance Company
SEDCO Holding – Saudi Arabia

Best Asset Management Firm
UOB Asset Management Ltd – Singapore

Best Asia Fixed Income House
UOB Asset Management Ltd – Singapore

Best Alternative Investment Fund Management Company
UOB Alternative Asset Management Ltd – Singapore

Best Emerging Financial Comparison Portal
BankBazaar  Singapore – Singapore

Most Innovative Pension Fund
Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds – South Africa

Best Investment Fund – Selección Tendencias
CAIXABANK AM –
 Spain

Best Fixed Income Trading House
Capital Alliance Limited –
 Sri Lanka

Best Investment Promotions and Marketing Innovation
Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission – Sub Saharan Africa

Best Practice in Investment Promotion
Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission – Sub Saharan Africa

Best Emerging Asset Manager
Capitalium Advisors – Switzerland

Most Innovative Financial Advisory Firm
Asset Pro Management – Thailand

Most Innovative Asset Management Company
Tisco Asset Management  – Thailand

Best Pension Fund Manager
Kasikorn Asset Management – Thailand

Best Asset Management Firm
UOB Asset Management Ltd – Thailand

Best Securities House
Phatra Securities PCL – Thailand

Most Sustainable Asset Management Company
Krungsri Asset Management Company Co. Ltd. – Thailand

Best Equity Fund House
Krungsri Asset Management Company Co. Ltd. – Thailand

Best Investment Advisory Firm
MBMG Investment Advisors – Thailand

Best Asset Management Company
Garanti Asset Management – Turkey

Most Innovative Asset Management Company
Yapı Kredi Asset management – Turkey

Best Financial Project Management
STAR RAFİNERİ A.Ş. – Turkey

Best Independent Financial Advisory
deVere Acuma Insurance Brokers L.L.C – United Arab Emirates

Best Islamic Finance Advisor
Dar Al Sharia – United Arab Emirates

Best Labour Guarantee Product
Siraj Finance – United Arab Emirates

Fastest Growing Free Zone
Hamriyah Free Zone – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Investment Product ( Royal Vision Intelligent Fund )
Royal Vision Group – United Arab Emirates

Best FDI Agency
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Holdings Company
KEF Holdings – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Finance Company
Algotechs – United Kingdom 

Fastest Growing Investment Fund Research
FundCalibre – United Kingdom 

Best Alternative Investment Platform
Fast invest – United Kingdom 

Best Consumer Finance Mobile Application
Home Credit Vietnam – Vietnam

Fastest Growing Consumer Finance Company
Mirae Asset Finance Company – Vietnam

Most Innovative Consumer Finance Company
FE Credit – Vietnam

Best New Business Advisory Firm
Lyco Business Solutions – Zambia

Best New Capital Raising Firm
Lyco Business Solutions – Zambia