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Brexit could mean new opportunities for Qatari investors, bank CEO says

The correction in British real estate prices and the weakening of sterling following the U.K. vote to leave the European Union (EU) can be an opportunity for investors from Qatar to boost their U.K. portfolio, Qatar First Bank CEO Ziad Makkawi said. Post-Brexit challenges may cause short-term revaluation of Qatari assets in the U.K., but new opportunities will arise, Makkawi said. Read More »

QFB, Novus Aviation Capital partner in aircraft lease deal

Qatar First Bank LLC (QFB), in partnership with another organization, has invested in the international aircraft leasing industry. QFB, a top performing Shari’ah-compliant bank, has teamed up with Novus Aviation Capital, an internationally recognized and quickly growing aircraft leasing platform, to obtain and lease two 2011 vintage Boeing 737-900ER single-aisle aircraft. The planes will be leased to Indonesia’s Lion Air. Read More »