No2 in Mergers & Acquisitions Rankings in MEA region (in deal value), Bloomberg Best Project Finance House in the Middle East Awards for Excellence, Euromoney Best Equity Derivatives House in the Middle East, RISK Magazine

2011 Financial Institutions Group Capital Raising: Qatar National Bank bond, Deal of the Year, The Banker

Best Power Deal in the Middle East: Shuweihat S3 Independent Power Project in the United Arab Emirates, Project Finance

Best Sustainability Deal in the Middle East: Shams 1 solar power plant in the United Arab Emirates, Project Finance

Best Sovereign Sukuk: the Kingdom of Bahrain s US$ 750M issuance, EMEA Finance

Best Islamic Borrower: Islamic Development Bank, EMEA Finance Best Convertible Issuance in Africa: Steinhoff International Holdings EUR 450M

issuance, EMEA Finance Best Corporate Borrower: International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC),

EMEA Finance

2012 Bank of the Year, IFR Best Sovereign Bond in Africa: Kingdom of Morocco s U.S. dollar issuance, EMEA

Finance Trade Finance Deals of the Year: Jorf Lasfar Morocco, Trade Finance Middle East Banking Award for the Best Foreign Investment Bank in Kuwait, EMEA

Finance 5th Best Cash Management Bank in the Middle East, Euromoney

2013 Middle East Loan of the Year for TAQA, The Banker Global Trade Review Deals of the Year: SULB (United Steel Company) Bahrain,

Global Trade Review Telecom Deal of the Year: Batelco s acquisition of CWC s Monaco & Islands unit

and CMC, TMT Finance MENA Financing Bank of the Year, TMT Finance MENA Middle East & North Africa Financial Advisor of the Year, The Financial Times and

Mergermarket 5th Best Cash Management Bank in the Middle East, Euromoney Deals of the Year: Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG), TFR

2014 Middle East & North Africa Deal of the Year: Etisalat s EUR 4.2 Bn (USD 5.78 Bn) binding offer for Vivendi s stake in Maroc Telecom, TMT Finance MENA

Middle East Corporate Bond of the Year: Almarai SAR 1.7 Bn (USD 453M) Perpetual Senior Unsecured Hybrid Sukuk, The Banker

Best Islamic local-currency deal of the year: Almarai SAR 1.7 Bn (USD 453M) Perpetual Senior Unsecured Hybrid Sukuk, Euromoney