Tamweel reports steady operating income of Dhs603m for 2012
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, January 23 - 2013 at 10:58
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Tamweel PJSC, the UAE Islamic home finance provider, announced its financial results for the year ending December 31, 2012. Tamweel reported operating income at Dhs603m in 2012, compared with Dhs601m in 2011. Operating income was higher than recorded in the corresponding period despite competition on profit rates. Net profit stood at Dhs72m, compared with Dhs102m in 2011.
"During 2012, Tamweel continued to capitalize on the upturn in the UAE property market, by providing a complete suite of Home Finance Solutions," said Abdulla Ali Al Hamli, Chairman of Tamweel.
"As the company moves forward, we are uniquely positioned to play a full and active role in supporting the home finance needs of people looking to purchase property in the UAE," he added.
Varun Sood, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Tamweel, said, "Tamweel's focus on service excellence continues to serve the Company well. As the recovery of the UAE property sector gathers pace - with average home prices increasing between 10% to 15% over an 18 month period - Tamweel's innovative, customer-centric solutions will keep us at the forefront of the country's home finance market."
2012 has been a positive year for Tamweel, as the Company successfully secured funding of $300m by placing USD denominated sukuk, Tamweel also closed the $210m securitization transaction issued in 2007 by paying off all external investors.
Tamweel won the 'Best Home Finance Company Award' and 'Best Home Finance Product Award' at the Banker Middle East Awards ceremonies. The Company was ranked first in the research findings of Arabian Business for Dubai's Best 25 Performing Companies, the survey examining the change in share prices of firms listed on the Dubai Financial Market and NASDAQ Dubai during the first quarter of 2012.
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