Posted on March 16, 2017

International Bank of Qatar (ibq) hosted a private workshop on “International Real Estate Investment” for its influential female private banking customers that showcased the fundamental knowledge and necessary tools on understanding residential and commercial real estate in the United Kingdom.

Women represent a key customer segment of ibq. The Bank is thriving to find trainings, workshops and solutions to best respond to their needs throughout their journey of banking with ibq.

The workshop was headed by Ms. Azeemeh Zaheer, CEO of Naissance Capital Real Estate, who shed light on several topics, among them were: residential valuation, foreign ownership considerations, asset management and insight on the developments in the real estate market in the United Kingdom. Azeemeh held several training workshops across the GCC region and a specialised training session in London for a number of Forbes 100 Most Influential Arab Women as well as, teaching a real estate finance MBA programme in a university in Jeddah.

Chaouki Daher, General Manager – Head of Private Banking at ibq said: This workshop is another example of how ibq is sharing the best in global expertise with our private banking clients. In recent years, we have worked hand-in-hand with our clients to explore new avenues for diversifying their investment portfolios and expanding their investment horizons. Our workshop with Qatari women is also testament to the growing role and influence that women have in Qatar’s private banking world. Our aim is to always offer our private banking female customers elite wealth management services”

 “Our strength resides in 60 years of experience in Qatar, deep understanding of the local and regional markets, combined with sophisticated financial and investment expertise. Our clients are at the very core of every product and service we provide. We cultivate solid, long-lasting relationships founded on trust, integrity and high level of confidentiality. We have a disciplined approach to wealth management and we like to keep it simple to our customers. Throughout these workshops we aim at equipping our female customers with tools and information to help them in taking financial decisions.” added Mr. Daher

ibq takes pride in having served generations of High Net Worth Qatari families and maintaining enduring relationships over 60 years. As a testament to its first-class customer service, ibq Private Banking has received several excellency awards throughout the years such as: “Best Private Banking Services in Qatar for HNWI and UHNI” by Euromoney, “Private Bank of the Year in Qatar” by International Banker and Global Banking & Finance Review,  “Best Private Bank” and “Private Banker of the Year” and “Best Customer Services in Qatar” awards from Banker Middle East.