Continuing the streak of achievements as part of the rebirth of its legacy throughout the Middle East and North African economic industry, SHUAA Capital, the region's oldest integrated monetary services company today announces its monetary outcomes through ending June 30, 2017, providing its 2nd successive successful quarter, and highest possible half-yearly outcomes given that 2009.
The 2nd quarter of 2017 saw SHUAA Funding reporting a 124% boost in web earnings, getting to AED 12.1 million (Q2 2016: bottom line of AED 50.8 million), with the continued swing back to earnings owned by exclusive investments, consultatory transactions and administration charges of realty funds. For the 6 months ending June 30, 2017, the company reported a web profit of AED 36.8 million, compared with losses in the equivalent duration of last year (H1 2016: bottom line of AED 78.3 million).
Overall earnings in the second quarter of 2017 were AED 30.4 million (Q2 2016: AED 44.6 million, while overall profits for the initial fifty percent of 2017 stood at AED 62.2 million (H1 2016: AED 90.1 million).
Earnings from exclusive financial investments during the very same period reached AED 22 million, while arrangements minimized substantially to AED 11 million compared to the corresponding period of 2016 (Q2 2016: AED 57 million). General and Administrative expenses stood at AED 17.8 million (Q2 2016: AED 30.5 million).
Fawad Tariq-Khan, General Manager of SHUAA Capital, stated, "Our emphasis throughout the very first six months of the year was two-fold, initially to reinforce the foundations of the Group, and second to redouble and improve our operations to create harmonies across business and with outside companions. SHUAA Funding's healthy and balanced performance in 2017 is evidence that we get on the appropriate course, and gives us a strong platform to build upon in the 2nd fifty percent of the year.".
The performance of SHUAA Resources's investment banking procedures was a noteworthy emphasize during the 2nd quarter of 2017. The firm was designated as lead manager and underwriter for Dar Al Takaful's AED 50 million rights problem, co-lead manager for the US$ 105 million Initial Public Offering of ENBD REIT, while other buy-sell side advising transactions remain in the pipeline for the third quarter of this year. On a capital markets front, the initial fifty percent of the year saw SHUAA as the largest and most energetic Market Manufacturer in the UAE, engaging with all three markets, the Dubai Financial Market, the Abu Dhabi Stocks Exchange and Nasdaq Dubai, with prepare for more regional expansion of this specialized service.