GIB

GIB Awards

2022

Name of Award Source
Best Project Finance and Structured Finance Bank KSA Global Banking and Finance Review Awards
Best Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL) GCC Global Banking and Finance Review Awards
ESG Deal of the Year Bahrain Global Banking and Finance Review Awards
Best Trade Finance Bank in Bahrain GTR Leaders in Trade MENA
ESG Deal of the Year Bahrain 2022 GTR Leaders in Trade MENA
Best Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL) GCC 2022 GTR Leaders in Trade MENA
Best Project Finance and Structured Finance Bank KSA 2022 GTR Leaders in Trade MENA

2021

Name of Award Source
meem by GIB: Best Islamic Digital Bank 2021 GLOBAL ISLAMIC FINANCE AWARDS
Outstanding Financial Innovator (Banks) in Middle East, 2021
Outstanding Innovator Cash Management, 2021
GLOBAL FINANCE 2021 INNOVATORS AWARDS
Best Bank for Cash Management – Bahrain
Best Bank for Payment Services – Bahrain
Best Transaction Bank - Bahrain
Best API Initiative
Best ERP Integration Solution
Best Card Solution
Best Digital Treasury Solutions Platform
DIGITAL BANKER MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA INNOVATION AWARDS 2021

2020

Name of Award Source
GIB: Safest Bank in Bahrain 2020 GLOBAL FINANCE WORLD’S SAFEST BANKS
GIB Capital: Best Debt House – Saudi Arabia
GIB Capital: Best Debt House – Bahrain
EMEA FINANCE MIDDLE EAST BANKING AWARDS
Trade Finance: Best Electronic Supply Chain Finance Solution
Islamic Finance: Best Digital Umrah Payments
GLOBAL FINANCE 2020 INNOVATORS AWARDS
Best Trade Finance Services
Best Open Banking APIs for Saudi Arabia & Bahrain
GLOBAL FINANCE GCC REGIONAL AWARDS
Saudi Arabia:
Best Corporate / Institutional Digital Bank
Best Online Cash Management Services
Best Trade Finance Services
Best Open Banking APIs

Bahrain:
Best Trade Finance Services
Best Open Banking APIs
2020 GLOBAL FINANCE WORLD’S BEST CORPORATE / INSTITUTIONAL DIGITAL BANKS AWARDS MIDDLE EAST
Best Asset Manager – Saudi Arabia GLOBAL INVESTOR MENA AWARDS
Best Trade Finance Bank – Bahrain 2020 GLOBAL TRADE REVIEW AWARDS
Best Bank for ESG Research: Runner-Up ESG INVESTING AWARDS
Best Newcomer: Finalist INVESTMENT WEEK SUSTAINABLE & ESG INVESTMENT AWARDS
Best Talent Management Strategy: Finalist FUTURE WORKPLACE AWARDS

2019

Name of Award Source
meem by GIB: Best Shariah Digital Bank, KSA 2019 Global Banking & Finance Awards
meem by GIB: Most Innovative Digital Banking initiative, Bahrain 2019 Global Banking & Finance Awards
meem by GIB: World’s Best Islamic Digital Banks 2019 – Bahrain Country Winner Global Finance Magazine Awards
meem by GIB: World’s Best Consumer Digital Banks Middle East 2019, Bahrain Country Winner for: • Best Consumer Digital Bank • Best in Mobile Banking • Best Mobile Banking App • Best in Social Media Marketing and Services • Most Innovative Global Finance Magazine Awards
GIB Global Transaction Banking: World’s Best Corporate / Institutional Digital Bank Middle East 2019, Bahrain Country Winner for: • Best Online Cash Management • Best Opening Banking API Global Finance Magazine Awards
GIB Capital: Best M&A Bank in the Middle East GIB Capital: Best Investment Bank for New Financial Technology in the Middle East GIB Capital: Best Investment Bank in Bahrain GIB Capital: Best Investment Bank in Oman Global Finance World’s Best Investment Banks
GIB: Best Local Investment Bank for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain EMEA Finance Middle East Banking Awards 2019
GIB: Best Supply Chain Finance Bank in KSA Saudi Trade Finance Summit Awards

2018

Name of Award Source
1. Best visual identity from the financial services sector Transform Awards MENA
2. Best creative strategy Transform Awards MENA
3. Best Oil and Gas Deal Bahrain National Gas Expansion
4. Best Privatization Deal GACA
5. Best Middle East Bonds & Loans Bank Mergermarket Middle East M&A Awards MENA Herald
6. EMEA Finance Islamic Finance awards emeafinance
7. ''Best Investment Bank in Bahrain for new Financial Technology” & “Best Investment in Bahrain” Global Finance
8. Best Investment Bank GCC 2018 Global Banking & Finance Review

2017

Name of Award Source
1. Best Investment Bank in the Middle East emeafinance
2. Best Local Investment Bank in Bahrain emeafinance
3. Best Local Investment Bank in Saudi Arabia emeafinance
4. Best Foreign Investment Bank in Oman emeafinance
5. Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Euromoney
6. The best Middle East Bonds & Loans Bank Mergermarket
7. The Best bond house in the Middle East The EMEA Finance’s Middle East
8. Safest Bank in Bahrain for 2017 Global Finance
9. Best Asset Management Bank Bahrain 2017 (Assets Management) Global Banking & Finance Review 2017
10. Best Bank for Debt Capital Market Bahrain 2017 Global Banking & Finance Review 2017
11. Deal of the year Islamic Finance News Awards 2017
12. Best sovereign bond in the Middle East EMEA Finance Achievement awards 2017
13. Best sub-sovereign bond EMEA Finance Achievement awards 2017
14. Best corporate Sukuk EMEA Finance Achievement awards 2017
15. Best sovereign Sukuk EMEA Finance Achievement awards 2017

2016

Name of Award Source
1. Best Supranational Sukuk EMEA Finance Magazine
2. Best Syndicated Ijara Facility EMEA Finance Magazine
3. Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Global Finance
4. Best Debt Bank in the Middle East Global Finance

2015

Name of Award Source
1. Best IPO Deal in the Middle East EMEA Finance Magazine
2. Best Sovereign Bond EMEA Finance Magazine
3. Best Merger and Acquisition Deal EMEA Finance Magazine
4. Fastest Growing Asset Management Bank in Saudi Arabia Global Banking and Finance Review
5. Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Global Finance
6. Best Equities Bank in the Middle East Global Finance
7. Safest Bank in Bahrain Global Finance
8. Asset Manager of the Year Bahrain Global Investor Magazine
9. Regional Equities Manager of the Year Global Investor Magazine
10. Deal of the Year for the National Commercial Bank IPO The Banker Magazine
11. Credit Specialist - GIB Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund Alt Credit Intelligence: European Performance Awards
12. Hedge Fund 2015 - GIB Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards

2014

Name of Award Source
1. GIB Ranked Safest Bank in Bahrain Global Finance
2. Best investment Bank in Bahrain and the Middle East Global Finance
3. Islamic Investment Institutions of the year 10th Annual World Islamic Funds and Financial Markets Conference (WIFFMC) and Central Bank of Bahrain
4. Best Investment Bank in the Middle East and Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Global Banking and Finance Review
5. GIB Capital named Best Investment Bank – Middle East Dubai-based Islamic Business and Finance Magazine

2013

Name of Award Source
1. Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Global Banking and Finance Review
2. First RAM-rated Foreign Entity Malaysia leading credit-rating agency RAM Ratings (RAM)
3. Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Global Finance

2012

Name of Award Source
1. Most Innovative Investment Bank from the Middle East The Banker Magazine
2. Deal of the year for the Islamic Finance-Middle East category The Banker Magazine
3. Best Equity Bank in the Middle East, Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Global Finance
4. Best Sukuk Arranger 1. Best Investment Bank in the GCC, Best Investment Bank in Bahrain, GIB Capital as Best Investment Bank in KSA

2011

Name of Award Source
1. Best Investment Bank in the GCC, Best Investment Bank in Bahrain, GIB Capital as Best Investment Bank in KSA Global Banking and Finance Review
2. Best Investment Bank in Bahrain Global Finance
3. Best Local Investment Bank in Bahrain EMEA Finance Magazine

2010

Name of Award Source
1. Best GCC Bond Issuer World Finance Magazine
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