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2015

08/02

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FGB scoops ‘Most Innovative Service Provider’ title at the 2015 MENA Insurance Awards

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2015

11/11

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FGB named ‘Bank of the Year’ at the 2015 Arabian Business Achievement Awards

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2015

13/09

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FGB successfully raises USD 1 Billion in a three-year loan facility

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2015

28/01

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FGB 2014 Net Profit at AED 5.66 Billion, up 18% from 2013

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2015

06/12

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FGB hosts 2015 Investment Conference

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2015

13/12

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FGB scoops three awards at 2015 Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards

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2015

27/09

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FGB launches new financing package for UAE start-ups

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2015

11/11

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FGB named ‘Bank of the Year’ at the 2015 Arabian Business Achievement Awards

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2015

07/01

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FGB wins Best Bank Award and achieves benchmark status in CMM Trade Finance Tajara 2014

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2015

25/01

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FGB announces deal with Dalma Energy as it takes top spot for syndicated loans in the UAE

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FGB to celebrate Al Ain FC’s Arabian Gulf League triumph with family activities for fans

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2015

20/05

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FGB forges new corporate alliance with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

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2015

08/02

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FGB scoops ‘Most Innovative Service Provider’ title at the 2015 MENA Insurance Awards

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2015

13/12

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FGB scoops three awards at 2015 Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards

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2015

01/06

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FGB named Best Bank in the UAE for third year in a row and Best Bank in the Middle East

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2015

24/05

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FGB named ‘Most Impressive Middle East Borrower’ at 2015 GlobalCapital Bond Market Awards

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2015

27/05

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FGB receives CIPS award for Best Start-up Procurement Function Middle East 2015

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2015

03/01

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FGB recognised at the 2015 Middle East HR Excellence Awards

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2015

08/12

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FGB wins ‘SME Bank of the Year’ award

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FGB Acts as Joint Financial Advisor to NMC Health for the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Fakih I

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2015

17/06

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FGB wins two Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Country Awards

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2016

31/01

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FGB Group Full Year 2015 Net Profit exceeds AED 6.0 Billion

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FGB’s Siraj announced as "Islamic Bank of the Year - Shariah Compliant Window" for 2015

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2016

21/01

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FGB leads market trend of increasing personalisation in banking

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2015

20/01

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Luxury cars awarded to FGB credit card customers

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2010

20/12

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First Gulf Bank introduces pioneering financial technology to the GCC region

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2011

10/05

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First Gulf Bank expands its offering in Qatar with upgrade of its Branch

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2011

25/04

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First Gulf Bank Generates a Robust Q1 2011 Net Profit of AED 875 Mn

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2011

02/02

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First Gulf Bank Registers a New Record for 2010 Net Profit of AED3.420 Billion

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2015

13/01

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First Gulf Bank Fulfils the Wishes of 43 ‘Abu Dhabi Credit Card’ Holders with First Monthly Draw

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2011

24/10

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First Gulf Bank Q3 Net Profit rises 8% to AED 920 million AED 2.7 Billion for first 9 months

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2011

13/07

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First Gulf Bank scores 13% growth in Q2 with Net Profit of AED 890 Mn

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2011

16/01

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First Gulf Bank wins ‘Bank of the Year 2010, UAE’ for the Second Consecutive Year at International A

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2012

05/12

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First Gulf Bank’s Nojoom Continues to Bring More Emirati Talents into the Banking Sector

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2012

12/12

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FGB’s Abu Dhabi Credit Card Awards AED 6 Million Worth of Prizes in 2012

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2012

29/02

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First Gulf Bank’s Annual General Meeting approves 100% cash dividend and 100% bonus shares

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2012

16/02

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FGB wins “Best Local Bank in the UAE” for 2011 in EMEA Finance’s Middle East Banking Awards

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2012

19/11

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FGB Takes another Active Step in Promoting Savings through its “FirstSavings” Programme

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2012

23/04

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First Gulf Bank starts Q1 2012 with a strong momentum achieving a Net Profit of AED 935 million

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2012

12/10

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First Gulf Bank Q3’2012 Net Profit up 15% to AED 1,054 Million; 9 Months Net Profit up 12% to AED 3,

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2012

24/05

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First Gulf Bank Presents the Abu Dhabi Credit Card Annual Grand Prize – Luxurious Sea View Apartment

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2012

22/11

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First Gulf Bank partners with ADNIC to support the fight against Diabetes in the UAE

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2015

26/07

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FGB announces deal with Dalma Energy as it takes top spot for syndicated loans in the UAE

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2012

01/06

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First Gulf Bank Organises Session on Emerging Economic Destinations of the World for First Wealth Cl

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2012

24/07

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First Gulf Bank on a consistent upward trajectory scores a Net Profit of AED 1,017 Million in Q2 201

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2012

03/06

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First Gulf Bank Launches Nujoom Development Programme for Emirati University Graduates

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2012

04/07

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First Gulf Bank Launches Al Manara Mentorship Programme for UAE Nationals to Push Forward its Emirat

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2012

09/07

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FGB Introduces “Emirati Al Awwal Islamic Certificate”

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2012

15/08

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FGB Holds Summer Training Programme for Emiratis

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2012

07/07

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FGB Hands Over an Audi R8 & Q5 to Two Lucky Winners

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2012

18/12

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First Gulf Bank Expands its Network through Two New Branches in Dubai

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2012

29/09

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FGB Encourages Parents to Save for Children’s Education through New Rewarding Scheme

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2012

30/11

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First Gulf Bank Celebrates National Day

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2012

07/11

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FGB Appointed as Bookrunning Mandated Lead Arranger for Mercuria Energy’s USD 500 million Credit Fac

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2012

14/05

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FGB Announces New Programmes to Enhance Emiratisation

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2012

30/01

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First Gulf Bank 2011 Net Profit Rises 8% to AED 3,707 million

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2012

21/02

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“Best Creativity Award” for First Gulf Bank Website

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2012

13/09

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First Gulf Bank Arranges for USD 800 Million Three Year, Senior Unsecured Term Loan Facility

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2012

15/12

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First Gulf Bank’s Rewards Customer with AED 1 Million in Emirati Al Awwal Quarterly Draw

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2012

13/11

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First Gulf Bank Signs USD 900 Million Three Year, Senior Unsecured Term Loan Facility

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2012

25/08

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FGB Fights Female Cancer Diseases in the UAE through new ‘Well Woman Plan’

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2013

14/04

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Non-Resident Indian customers in the UAE fuel record USD 75 million sales for FGB/LIC’s Jeevan Aasth

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2013

27/04

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HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Visits FGB's Stand at Al Ain Education and Career Fair

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2013

31/10

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Grandfather wins AED 50,000 from First Gulf Bank’s ChildFirst savings account

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2013

22/05

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Forbes ranks FGB as the 3rd most powerful company in the UAE, and the 6th leading bank in the Arab W

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2013

24/07

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First Gulf Bank strong momentum carries on in Q2 2013 recording a Net Profit of AED 1,167 Million, u

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2013

29/04

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First Gulf Bank starts 2013 with strong momentum, achieving Net Profit of AED 1,046 million in Q1

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2013

24/04

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FGB recognised as the “Best Local Bank in the UAE”

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2013

20/06

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FGB recognised as ‘Best Bank in the UAE’ and ‘Best Bancassurance’ provider by leading finance indust

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2013

17/09

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First Gulf Bank partners with Manchester City to reward club’s fans

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2013

18/09

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FGB participates in the 35th Sibos conference in Dubai

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2013

03/12

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FGB named UAE Bank of the Year 2013

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2013

05/11

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First Gulf Bank lucky customer wins AED 1 Million

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2013

19/12

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First Gulf Bank launches iSave Online Account

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2013

10/03

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First Gulf Bank Launches First Ferrari Credit Card in Middle East & Africa

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2013

30/10

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FGB launches career development initiative for UAE National employees

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2013

26/11

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FGB issues USD 500 million five-year bonds

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2013

04/01

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First Gulf Bank Initiates Daily Draw of FirstSavings Certificates to Promote Financial Literacy

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2013

30/09

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First Gulf Bank hosts First Wealth Investment Conference

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2013

28/01

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FGB highlights careers in finance to UAE Nationals at Tawdheef 2013

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2013

18/01

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FGB hands over grand prize awards to winners of its Abu Dhabi Credit Card Annual Draw 2012

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2013

16/04

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FGB gives back 1.5% to Emirati Al Awwal Islamic Certificate holders on their savings for the first t

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2013

20/02

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First Gulf Bank Expands Customer Outreach with Two New Dubai Branches

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2013

01/05

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First Gulf Bank customer wins AED 1,000,000 in First Quarterly FirstSavings Certificate Draw of 2013

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2013

16/09

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FGB carries out a successful fire and evacuation training for employees and customers in collaborati

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2013

08/01

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First Gulf Bank and Masdar Launch First Eco-Friendly Credit Card in the UAE

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2013

25/01

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FGB and LIC International join forces to enhance insurance and retirement plan offerings in the UA

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2013

25/03

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FGB and LIC come together to raise consumer awareness on insurance and pension solutions

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2013

24/09

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FGB and its CEO are both honored at the prestigious Gulf Business Industry Awards 2013

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2013

22/10

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FGB: an official national sponsor of the Under-17 FIFA World Cup UAE 2013

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2013

26/10

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First Gulf Bank acquires full ownership of Aseel Islamic Finance

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2013

06/11

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FIRST GULF BANK acquires DUBAI FIRST for AED601 million

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2013

23/06

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First Gulf Bank acquires Dubai First

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2013

28/10

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First Gulf Bank achieves solid performance with Q3’2013 Net Profit up 12.8% to AED 1,190Mn; 9 Months

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2013

30/01

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First Gulf Bank 2012 Net Profit Rises by 12% to AED 4,154 million

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2013

04/03

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Backed by a strong financial position, First Gulf Bank repays AED 4.5 billion to MoF

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2013

07/04

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ADF Signs a Three-Year AED 100M Term- Loan Agreement with First Gulf Bank

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2013

28/04

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Abu Dhabi Parent Wins AED 50,000 Thanks To First Gulf Bank’s ChildFirst Savings Account

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2013

08/09

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16 talented UAE National Graduates join First Gulf Bank’s Nujoom fast-track management scheme

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2013

10/12

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8 talented UAE Nationals graduate from FGB’s ‘Nujoom’ fast-track management scheme

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2013

27/02

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First Gulf Bank’s annual general meeting approves 83% cash dividend

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2014

24/09

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New insurance product allows UAE residents to protect their smartphones and tablets for the first t

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2014

14/09

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Integrated Financial Group buys FGB stake in Brokerage Firm

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2014

09/03

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Huda Abdulla awarded ‘Woman Leader in Banking and Finance Excellence Award’ for 2014

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2014

20/04

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New insurance product allows UAE residents to protect their smartphones and tablets for the first t

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2014

09/11

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FGB’s SME business solutions recognised at Enterprise Agility Awards

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2014

27/10

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FGB’s nine-month Net Profit up by 21% to a record AED 4,105 Million Total Assets cross the AED 200 B

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2014

16/09

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FGB to launch the UAE’s first personalised credit card

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2015

13/05

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FGB and du launch co-branded credit card allowing customers to enjoy unprecedented convenience and b

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2015

25/02

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FGB and LIC strengthen strategic partnership with co-branded credit card launch

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2015

25/01

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FGB announces deal with Dalma Energy as it takes top spot for syndicated loans in the UAE

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2015

20/05

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FGB forges new corporate alliance with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

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2015

22/04

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FGB starts 2015 with a positive momentum

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2015

06/05

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FGB to celebrate Al Ain FC’s Arabian Gulf League triumph with family activities for fans

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2014

14/07

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FGB to commence operations in South Korea through new representative office

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2014

27/03

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FGB showcases its Wholesale Banking capabilities at Eurofinance conference

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2014

23/12

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FGB secures runner-up position in the ‘Best Trade Finance Bank in MENA’ category of GTR’s ‘Leaders i

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2014

25/03

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FGB scoops double win in Banker Middle East UAE Product Awards 2014

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2014

19/06

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FGB ranked in top 10 companies and named 4th leading bank in the Arab world by Forbes Middle East

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2014

01/05

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FGB Promotes the Importance of Travel Insurance amongst underinsured UAE residents

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2014

04/03

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FGB launches new global market information and online e-trading platforms at the 2014 Global Financi

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2014

30/11

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FGB launches best-in-class credit card loyalty platform in the UAE

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2014

10/04

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FGB inaugurates new office in Sowwah Square, Abu Dhabi

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2014

11/03

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First Gulf Bank hosts UAE Real Estate and Regional Investment Markets seminar for its First Wealth c

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2014

25/06

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FGB concludes 5-year bond on new Tokyo Pro-Bond Market

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2014

19/11

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FGB completes financing deal for Emirates airline’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER

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2014

15/05

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FGB celebrates partnership success with Manchester City FC players at an exclusive event

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2014

19/08

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FGB announces Head of Corporate Finance Advisory appointment

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2014

10/11

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FGB achieves record sales of USD 100 million premium in 8 weeks for LIC‘s new insurance product

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2014

29/01

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First Gulf Bank 2013 Assets up 11% to AED 195 billion and Net Profit up 15% to AED 4.77 billion

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2014

03/03

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DUBAI FIRST BRINGS DUBAI’S BEST MOMENTS INTO CREDIT CARDS

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2014

09/09

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14 talented UAE national graduates join FGB’s fast-track management programme, ‘Nujoom’

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2014

07/04

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First Gulf Bank Appoints Hana Al Rostamani as Head of Consumer Banking Group

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2014

29/09

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14 talented UAE national graduates join FGB’s fast-track management programme, ‘Nujoom’

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2015

25/03

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Third group of talented UAE Nationals graduate from FGB’s ‘Nujoom’ fast-track management trainee pro

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2015

23/03

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Stake sale in First Gulf Financial Services to Integrated Financial Group completed

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2015

14/06

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FGB’s Siraj announced as "Islamic Bank of the Year - Shariah Compliant Window" for 2015

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2013

10/12

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8 talented UAE Nationals graduate from FGB’s ‘Nujoom’ fast-track management scheme

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2010

13/01

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First Gulf Bank Fulfils the Wishes of 43 ‘Abu Dhabi Credit Card’ Holders with First Monthly Draw

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2016

27/04

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FGB reports first quarter 2016 net profit of AED 1.33 Billion

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2016

09/10

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FGB scoops Best International Bond award at Asiamoney/Global Capital Asia’s

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2016

07/12

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FGB and NBAD shareholders approve the merger to create UAE’s largest bank

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