Dubai, 1 June 2016 –
GFH Financial Group (GFH), a leading regional financial services group, today announced that it has won two awards for its Harbour Row real estate project at the ‘2016 Transform Awards MENA’, including ‘Gold Award for Best Use of Typography’ and ‘Silver Award for Best Visual Identity from the Property Sector’. During the awards ceremony, the Gold and Silver award was received on behalf of GFH by Hazim Abdulkarim, Head of Investors & Corporate Communications and Sahar Qanati, Senior Manager Corporate Communications Department.

‘Transform Awards MENA’ is part of Transform Magazine, and aims to honour and reward the most innovative, creative and successful brand work across the world. It is part of a group of regional awards, including ‘Transform Awards Europe’, ‘Transform Awards North America’, ‘Transform Awards Asia Pacific’ and ‘Employer Brand Management Awards’ Each of these prestigious award programmes focus on specific aspects of the branding process and provides a platform from which to benchmark and showcase excellence.

Over the years, GFH has won a number of industry awards for its achievements in investment banking, wealth management and Islamic Finance. In 2016, GFH was recognised as the ‘Best Investment Bank – Bahrain’ at the 2016 Banker Middle East Industry Awards. Earlier in 2015, GFH was recognised as the ‘Best Investment Bank – Middle East’ at the 10th Islamic Business & Finance Awards. And in 2014, GFH was awarded ‘Fastest Growing Bank in Bahrain’ and ‘Best Wealth Management Firm’ by Banker Middle East. Earlier in 2012, the company won the prestigious award for ‘Best Islamic Investment Bank, Bahrain’ from Capital Finance International (CFI). Other awards include Euromoney’s ‘Best Investment Bank’ in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and ‘Best Islamic Investment Bank’ in 2005.




About GFH Financial Group B.S.C.

GFH is one of the most recognised financial groups in the Gulf region. Its businesses include Asset
Management, Wealth Management, Commercial Banking and Real Estate Development. The Group’s
operations are focused in the GCC, North Africa and India. GFH is listed in Bahrain Bourse, Kuwait Stock
Exchange and Dubai Financial Market. For more information, please visit

For further information please contact:

GFH Financial Group
Nawal Al-Naji
Tel: +973 17538538