Region - Middle East
UAE financial freezone could issue first dollar sukuk after meeting investors.
Banker returns to firm to head up trade within global transaction services.
IFC leads financiers to close US$207.5mn package to back construction of seven plants.
The Dubai-based investment firm’s chief executive discusses plans for new investee company GEMS Education.
Dubai-based schools operator welcomes three new shareholders.
Law firm hires London-based high-yield finance specialist.
Dubai private equity firm Abraaj acquires South African food and personal care manufacturer.
Japanese bank appoints new EMEA head.
South African bank responds to aggressive stake-building by Qatari bank.
Bank names new head of global issuer services.
National Bank of Fujairah's new business will start with retail offering before moving into corporate banking.
Bank undergoes first change in governorship for 23 years.
Healthcare and education provider the latest in a series of companies to announce Dubai flotation.
- Qatari bank makes first foray into the syndicated market.
- Doubles size of the deal after 240% oversubscription for initial US$100mn transaction.
- Barclays, Commerzbank, HSBC and First Gulf Bank act as initial MLAs; joined by seven others in syndication.
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