WINNERS OF FINANCIAL AWARDS 2019

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.

Most Innovative Capital Markets Regulator
Capital Market Authority Kenya – Africa

Fastest Growing Financial Consulting Firm for SME’s
Celai – Argentina

Best CSR Initiative (Project Ronald McDonald)
INVESTER United Benefits GmbH – Austria

Fastest Growing Property Fund Manager
Trilogy – Australia

Best Credit Fund
Trilogy – Australia

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

Best Non Bank
La Trobe Financial Asset Management Limited – Australia

Most Innovative Equity House
Dividend Gate Capital – Bahrain

Best Mid Sized Venture Capital Firm
Al Waha Venture Capital Fund of Funds – Bahrain

Most Innovative Corporate Finance Advisory Firm
KPMG Bahrain – Bahrain

Most Innovative Investment Advisory Solution
RSA Capital Limited – Bangladesh

Most Innovative Financial Solution Provider
BD Finance – Bangladesh

Best Multi Strategy Fund for Agri Project Financing
Equilibria Capital Management Ltd – Bermuda

Most Innovative Consumer Finance Company
Wing (Cambodia) Limited Specialised Bank (Royal Group) – Cambodia

Best Islamic Investment Company
Ajwa Plantation Capital – Cambodia

Best Start-up Investment Marketplace
FounderList – Chile

Fastest Growing Investment Advisory Firm
Consulco Group – Cyprus

Fastest Growing Investment Advisory Firm
Consulco Group – Cyprus

Fastest Growing Multi-Diversified Fund
NWD Global Multi-Asset – Czech Republic

Best Pension Fund Manager
AFP Confía – El Salvador

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

Best Asset Manager
CI Asset Management – Egypt

Best Equity Fund – CIB Equity Fund “Estithmar”
CI Asset Management – Egypt

Fastest Growing Leasing Company
EFG Hermes Leasing – Egypt

Fastest Growing Investment Banking Advisory Firm
NI Capital – Egypt

Fastest Growing Investment Management Company
NI Capital – Egypt

Most Innovative Online Payment Service Provider
Payfort International – Egypt

Best Equity Research Company
Pharos Holding – Egypt

Most Innovative Microfinance Company
Sandah Microfinance – Egypt

Best Securitization Bond Deal
Sarwa Capital – Egypt

Fastest Growing Equity Fund – Banque Misr III
Misr Capital – Egypt

Fastest Growing Private Equity Firm
Compass Capital – Egypt

Best Fund Manager – Fixed Income
Al Ahly Financial Investment Management Company – Egypt

Most Transparent FDI Program
Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund – Greece

Global National FDI Program
Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund – Greece

Most Innovative Fund Management Company
PC Securities Financial Group – Hong Kong

Most Innovative CSR Initiatives
China Everbright Limited – Hong Kong

Most Innovative New Fund – BOCHK All Weather Greater Bay Area Strategy Fund
BOCHK Asset Management Limited – Hong Kong

Best Asset Manager
HSBC Global Asset Management – Hong Kong

Best Family Office Offering
Waterfield Financial and Investment Advisors Private Limited – India

Best Deal of the Year Oil and Gas – HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd.
SBI Capital Markets Limited – India

Best Project Advisory
SBI Capital Markets Limited – India

Most Innovative P to P Lending Platform
Koinworks – Indonesia

Most Innovative Asset Management Company
PT Avrist Asset Management – Indonesia

Best Smart Card – Finance
QiCard – Iraq

Best Investment Destination
Invest in Israel – Israel

Best Asset Management Company – Real Estate
KICAM – Japan

Best Leasing Company
Comprehensive Leasing Company Plc – Jordan

Best Asset Management Company
Capital Investments – Jordan

Best Underwriters – Investment Banking
JSC Kazkommerts Securities – Kazakhstan

Best Investment Promotion Company
Kazakh Invest National Company JSC – Kazakhstan

Best IT Service Provider Financial Solutions
ADENASOFT – Korea

Best Investment Firm
KAMCO Investment Company – Kuwait

Best Arab Scientific Research Institution
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) – Kuwait

Fastest Growing Investment Firm
National Investment Company (NIC) – Kuwait

Most Customer Centric Financial Service Provider
Vitas Lebanon – Lebanon

Best Alternative Asset Management Company
CATAM Asset Management AG – Liechtenstein

Fastest Growing Portfolio Management Company Luxembourg
Arche Wealth Management – Luxembourg

Fastest Growing Fintech Company
CashWagon Malaysia – Malaysia

Fastest Growing Online Consumer Loan Platform
CashWagon Malaysia – Malaysia

Fastest Growing Islamic Wealth Management Fintech Company
HelloGold Sdn. Bhd – Malaysia

Best Islamic Fund Manager
BIMB Investment Management Berhad – Malaysia

Best Shariah-ESG Fund Manager
BIMB Investment Management Berhad – Malaysia

Most Innovative Islamic Retail Product
HelloGold Sdn. Bhd – Malaysia

Fund House of the Year (Fixed Income)
RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd – Malaysia

Best End-to-End Islamic Finance Consultant
Tawafuq Consultancy – Malaysia

Fastest Growing Investment Promotion Agency
InvestKL – Malaysia

Most Innovative Non-Banking Financial Institution
AlphaCredit – Mexico

Best Supply Chain Financing Program
eFactorNetwork – Mexico

Best Pension Fund Manager
Profuturo – Mexico

Best Leasing Company
UNIFIN Financiera – Mexico

Best Micro Finance Company
Provident Mexico – Mexico

Most Innovative Online Lending Platform
Konfío – Mexico

Best Money Transfer Services Provider
Wafacash – Morocco

Best International RegTech and Regulatory Reporting Firm (Wolters Kluwer Finance Risk & Reporting)
Wolters Kluwer – Netherlands

Most Innovative Fund Management Company
Stanbic IBTC Asset Management – Nigeria

Best Financial Research Company
Afrinvest – Nigeria

Best Investment Advisory Firm
Afrinvest – Nigeria

Best Asset Management Company
ARM – Nigeria

Best Pension Fund Management company
ARM – Nigeria

Best New Micro and Small Enterprise Finance Provider
Renmoney – Nigeria

Most Innovative Private Asset Management Consultants
PAC Asset Management Limited – Nigeria

Most Innovative Holding Company
Al Anwar Holdings – Oman

Fastest Growing Financial Advisory Firm – M&A
MAYNI CORP – Peru

Best Online Lending Platform
Venmetro – Panama

Best Research House
BPI Trade – Philippines

Best Online Trading Platform
First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation – Philippines

Best Online Broker
First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation – Philippines

Most Innovative Digital Lending platform
Asia Kredit Holding Pte. Ltd. – Philippines

Most Innovative Wealth Manager
First Metro Asset Management Inc – Philippines

Best Asset Manager
BPI Asset Management – Philippines

Best Fixed Income Fund – (Cocolife Fixed Income Fund)
Cocolife Asset Management Company – Philippines

Most Innovative Financial Solutions Provider
Fortman Cline Capital Markets – Philippines

Most Socially Responsible Consumer Finance Company
Home Credit Philippines – Philippines

Most Innovative Consumer Finance Company
Home Credit Philippines – Philippines

Best Boutique Investment Management Firm
The First Investor – Qatar

Most Innovative Conglomerate Company
Sharaka Holdings – Qatar

Best Foreign Exchange Provider
Unimoni Exchange LLC – Qatar

Most Innovative Diversified Investment Portfolio
Naif Alrajhi Investment Company – Saudi Arabia

Deal of the Year – Finance
Sidra Capital – Saudi Arabia

Best Asset Management Company
NCB Capital – Saudi Arabia

Best Diversified Sharia Compliant Investment Company
MASIC – Saudi Arabia

Fastest Growing Boutique Asset Management Firm
Alpha Capital – Saudi Arabia

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

Most Innovative Home Finance Solutions Provider
BIDAYA – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Online Trading Platform
Derayah Financial – Saudi Arabia

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

Best Equity Fund – Saudi Freestyle Equity Fund
MEFIC Capital – Saudi Arabia

Best Real Estate Financing Company
Amlak International Real Estate Finance – Saudi Arabia

Best New Shariah Compliant Consumer Finance Company
United Company for Financial Services (Tas’heel Finance) – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Investment Management Company
Alinma Investment – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Syndicated Lending Solution – Fusion LenderComm
Finastra Singapore – Singapore

Most Innovative Financial Product
Cashwagon – Singapore

Most Innovative Real Estate Islamic Crowdfunding Platform
Ethis Pte Ltd – Singapore

Most Innovative Corporate Administrator
SANNE Group – South Africa

Best New Online Platform For Investments
Uprise Africa – South Africa

Most Innovative Leasing & Finance Company
HNB Finance – Sri Lanka

Best Stock Market Index Provider
STOXX Ltd – Switzerland

Most Innovative Leasing Company
Chailease holding – Taiwan

Fastest Growing Venture Capital Company – Fintech
Digital Ventures Co., Ltd – Thailand

Fastest Growing Mutual Fund House
Krungsri Asset Management Company Co. Ltd – Thailand

Best Pension Fund Management Company
Government Pension Fund Company – Thailand

Best Corporate Governance Company – Pension Fund
Government Pension Fund Company – Thailand

Best Asset Management Company
TISCO Asset Management – Thailand

Most Innovative Research House
Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) PCL – Thailand

Best New Islamic Asset Management Company
Mükafat Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş. – Turkey

Best Strategic Corporate Governance Company
Abu Dhabi Investment Office – United Arab Emirates

Best Industrial Development Company
Al Ghurair Group – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Customer Communication Management Company
Electronic Documents Centre L.L.C. – United Arab Emirates

Best New Investment Advisory Firm
Century Financial Consultancy LLC – United Arab Emirates

Best New Forex Trading Solution Provider
Future FX – United Arab Emirates

Best FDI Agency
Sharjah FDI office (Invest in Sharjah) – United Arab Emirates

Best Financial Planning for Development
Department of Finance Ajman – United Arab Emirates

Best Corporate Advisory Firm
Ernst & Young – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Non-banking Islamic Finance Company
Siraj Finance – United Arab Emirates

Fastest Growing Online Payment Service Provider
CCAvenue.ae – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Payment Service Provider
CCAvenue.ae – United Arab Emirates

Fastest Growing Islamic Finance Company
Aafaq Islamic Finance – United Arab Emirates

Fastest Growing Islamic Payment Solutions Provider
Tiybr Payments – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Islamic Home Financier
Guidance Residential – United States of America

Best Islamic Finance Certification Provider
Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance – United States of America

Best Digital Banking Software Solution
Infocorp – Uruguay

Fastest Growing Fintech Company
CashWagon Vietnam – Vietnam

Most Innovative Consumer Finance Company
Home Credit Vietnam – Vietnam

Best Securities Advisory Firm
Bao Viet Securities – Vietnam