Al Ansari Financial Services Wins Prestigious EMEA Finance Award for Best Financial IPO 2023

Al Ansari Financial Services PJSC has been recognized as the Best Financial Institution IPO in the EMEA region for 2023 by EMEA Finance. This accolade highlights the company's successful IPO and strong investor demand.

Al Ansari Financial Services Wins Prestigious EMEA Finance Award for Best Financial IPO 2023

Summary

Al Ansari Financial Services PJSC has been awarded the Best Financial Institution IPO in EMEA 2023 by EMEA Finance, acknowledging the company's exceptional IPO execution and investor interest. The IPO raised AED 773 million with demand exceeding AED 12.7 billion.

Dubai, UAE – 11 June 2024 – Al Ansari Financial Services PJSC (the 'Group'), a leading integrated financial services group in the UAE, has been honored with the Best Financial Institution IPO award in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region for 2023 by EMEA Finance. This prestigious award acknowledges the exceptional execution and strong investor demand surrounding the Group’s landmark initial public offering (IPO) in 2023.

The award ceremony, hosted by EMEA Magazine in London, United Kingdom, brought together representatives from leading companies and financial institutions across the UAE, Middle East, Europe, and Africa. The event recognized the most impressive deals and dealmakers across the EMEA region.

The Group's IPO, which raised an impressive AED 773 million, marked a significant milestone in its journey. The offering garnered remarkable interest, with total demand for the shares exceeding AED 12.7 billion, significantly surpassing the initial offering. The award is a strong validation of the meticulous planning, innovative approach, and successful execution of the Group’s IPO.

Rashed A. Al Ansari, Group CEO of Al Ansari Financial Services, shared his profound joy in accepting this prestigious global award, saying: 'Receiving this recognition from EMEA Finance is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team, as well as the confidence that investors have placed in our company. The success of our IPO in Europe, Middle East and Africa Region marks a significant milestone in our journey. We extend our gratitude to Emirates NBD for their invaluable support and expertise throughout our IPO journey. We remain committed to delivering value to our shareholders and stakeholders as we continue to grow and develop as one of the leading financial services providers in the region.'

Through Al Ansari Financial Services’ wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Al Ansari Exchange – the largest outward personal remittance and foreign exchange company in the UAE, WorldWide Cash Express, CashTrans, Al Ansari Exchange in Kuwait (full acquisition is ongoing), and Al Ansari Digital Pay, the Group has created a specialized ecosystem that enables the mobility of money swiftly, seamlessly, and securely – locally and globally.

The recognition from EMEA Finance reinforces the Group's strategic direction and its focus on delivering value. With a strong financial foundation and a clear vision for the future, Al Ansari Financial Services is well-positioned to capitalize on emerging opportunities and continue its leadership journey within the region's dynamic financial services sector.

Given the company's successful IPO, strong investor demand, and strategic positioning, investors should consider holding their shares. The Group has demonstrated its capability to execute significant financial deals and maintain investor confidence, which bodes well for its future performance.

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Summary

Al Ansari Financial Services PJSC, a leading financial services group in the UAE, has been awarded the Best Financial Institution IPO in the EMEA region for 2023 by EMEA Finance. The award recognizes the successful execution and high investor demand for the Group's IPO, which raised AED 773 million and saw demand exceed AED 12.7 billion. The award ceremony took place in London and highlighted notable deals and dealmakers in the region. Group CEO Rashed A. Al Ansari expressed his gratitude for the recognition and emphasized the company's commitment to delivering value to shareholders and stakeholders. The Group's subsidiaries, including Al Ansari Exchange, have established a specialized ecosystem for efficient money mobility. The recognition underscores the Group's strategic direction and its strong position in the financial services sector.

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