Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited, investment adviser for the WIOF Middle East Performance Fund, has been named 'UAE Asset Manager of the Year' at the 2013 MENA Fund Manager awards. 

The asset management firm took the award after being chosen by a panel of judges comprising of representatives from top regional finance publication MENA Fund Manager as well as industry leaders and top institutional and private investors. 

David Marshall, Senior Executive Officer, Emirates NBD Asset Management, said: "We are proud to receive this important award, which recognises our standing as the UAE's leading asset management company. 

“This is a reflection of our strong commitment to deliver superior products to our investors, through our disciplined research-driven approach to fund management." 

The award is the second for Emirates from MENA FM after its Global Sukuk Fund was named the 'Specialist Fund of the Year' last year. 

It is also the latest in a long line of awards over the last 12 months for the company, including being named 'MENA Sukuk Manager of the Year' and 'UAE Asset Manager of the Year' at the 2012 Global Investor/ISF Middle East Awards, 'MENA Sukuk Manager of the Year' at the 2012 Global Investor/ISF Investment Excellence Awards and 'Best Islamic Wealth Management Services Provider' at the 2012 London Sukuk Summit awards.