Ecobank Nigeria raises debut loan

Ecobank Nigeria raises debut loan
  • Nigerian arm of pan-African bank secures US$150mn from seven lenders.
     
  • Managing director Jibril Aku tells EMEA Finance: “We’re happy with the response and the number of correspondent banks that showed interest.”
     
  • Commerzbank, First Gulf Bank, Mashreqbank, Standard Chartered, BACB, BMCE and Commercial Bank of Qatar join deal.

Mumtalakat launches sukuk

Mumtalakat launches sukuk

Bahraini state investment firm raises US$600mn with first dollar Islamic issuance.

StanChart bond raises EUR500mn

StanChart bond raises EUR500mn

UPDATE: Bank attracts more than €1bn in orders for tier 2 issuance.

Emirates NBD: Saod Obaidalla

Emirates NBD: Saod Obaidalla

UAE bank promotes 10-year veteran to head of private banking.

BNY Mellon: MEA team

BNY Mellon: MEA team

Investment services firm announces moves and promotions across Middle East and Africa division.

October-November 2014

Cover story: Running a roadshow

Cover story: Running a roadshow

They’re hard work, non-stop and crucial to a deal’s success. Bankers and borrowers discuss how to get investor presentations right. Tim Burke reports.

In profile: PZU’s Przemyslaw Dabrowski

In profile: PZU’s Przemyslaw Dabrowski

Polish insurance group PZU’s debut eurobond marked the cheapest borrowing ever from a Central & Eastern European company. Przemysław Dąbrowski, its CFO, talks to Tim Burke.

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