Author Archives: Michele Hobeika

EBRD Supports Trade in Lebanon US$ 75 Million Trade Facility to Bank Audi

  Beirut, December 12, 2018 EBRD signs US$ 75 million under the Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP). Financing to support import and export activities of small and medium-sized businesses and intra-regional trade. Strengthening trade from and within Lebanon, the EBRD is providing a US$ 75 million trade finance line to Bank Audi, the largest commercial bank

Shareholder-Rights© in collaboration with EBRD, IFC, and UN agencies finalizes Environmental, Social and Governance Methodology (ESG) for SMEs, leading to work on sustainable development for “The Lebanon We Want”

December 11, 2018 (Beirut) – As a final step in the consultation process, and in follow up to the bilateral discussions that took place with some UN Agencies, programmes and funds in Lebanon, a joint meeting took place last week during which Shareholder-Rights presented the final version of the ESG methodology. Developed in collaboration with IFC,

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IATA and Lebanon DGCA Sign MoU on Safety

  6 December 2018 (Beirut) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Lebanon (DGCA Lebanon) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to enhance aviation safety in Lebanon and move towards achieving a single set of internationally-recognized audit standards across the Middle East. Under the

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Bavaglino, the new friendly and stylish Italian restaurant

Bavaglino, the new friendly and stylish Italian restaurant opened its magnificent doors on Saint Nicolas Stairs, Sursock Street, Ashrafieh. The name means “Bavette” in Italian. Bavaglino Opened its doors on Monday, November 26. The fresh, seasonal cuisine is prepared by Italian Chef Zamo, with his outstanding ability to transform ideas into incredible food.    

SFO RECOGNIZED AS LEVANT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT FIRM OF THE YEAR

SFO RECOGNIZED AS LEVANT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT FIRM OF THE YEAR

November 27, 2018 – SFO Group, an independent multi-family office specialized in global real estate investment, development and asset management, is pleased to announce that it has been named “Levant Real Estate Investment Firm of the Year”, its second award for the year, received at the 2018 Global Investor MENA awards held in Dubai. This award recognizes

Bank Audi Launches Its “Audi Supply Chain Finance” Online Platform and Celebrates Partnership with MERSACO S.A.L.

Bank Audi Launches Its “Audi Supply Chain Finance” Online Platform and Celebrates Partnership with MERSACO S.A.L.

In line with its continuous efforts to support all businesses and with its ongoing contribution to the growth of the Lebanese economy, Bank Audi launched the “Audi Supply Chain Finance (Audi SCF)” online platform and celebrated its partnership with MERSACO S.A.L., the first company to acquire and service its clients with Audi SCF, during an

Banking Hackathon Prize

SEEDSTARS MENA SUMMIT

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM FOR EMERGING MARKETS CLOSES THE YEAR FOR SEEDSTARS MENA The Beirut startup ecosystem and the 12 regional winners of Seedstars World MENA experienced a tailor-made intense program, designed with the purpose to shape the future of MENA. Bonocle from Qatar won the 10,000 USD Seedstars MADA Best Arabic Assistive Technology award

BLOM BANK Receives “The Best Corporate Social Responsibility Card in the Levant for 2018” Award

  BLOM BANK S.A.L. Head office- Beirut, November 30th, 2018: At a ceremony held on November 14th, 2018 at BLOM BANK Headquarters, Mr. Saad Azhari, Chairman and General Manager of BLOM BANK, received “The Best Corporate Social Responsibility Card in the Levant for 2018” award from Mr. Khalid Elgibali, Division President for the Middle East

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Bank Audi’s “Beyond Banking Hackathon” Fosters Entrepreneurship and Technology

    Beirut, November 30, 2018   In its constant seek to develop innovation and contribute to an increasingly modern economy, Bank Audi organised a “Beyond Banking Hackathon” aiming at promoting the future of Lebanon’s Fintech and banking sectors. This initiative, which saw the light in the context of the Bank’s participation in the Seedstars

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