Trade Finance News

Region - Middle East

August 27, 2014

GFH receives Islamic loan

Bahraini investment bank agrees US$105mn murabaha facility with Kuwait Finance House Bahrain.

August 25, 2014

First Gulf Bank: Michael Aissaoui

Abu Dhabi-based bank names new head of corporate finance advisory.

August 25, 2014

TSB: David Fenton

UK bank names new chief economist.

August 25, 2014

Topaz attracts PE investment

Dubai-based offshore support vessel operator sells US$75mn stake in business to Standard Chartered Private Equity.

August 25, 2014

Arab Banking Corp seals loan

Bank ups size of syndication to US$750mn to US$500mn, drawing in 17 regional and international lenders.

August 13, 2014

Shetty gets funds for Travelex takeover

Indian entrepreneur secures US$800mn to acquire foreign exchange company.

July 31, 2014

DAMAC in GDR conversion offer

Dubai property developer offers chance to convert London GDRs into Dubai shares.

July 22, 2014

Al Khaliji: Hesham Ezzdine

Qatari bank names operating officer as acting CEO.

July 22, 2014

Alternatifbank issues bond

Turkish bank raises US$250mn with first visit to international debt markets.

July 21, 2014

Arab Banking Corp: Sharon Craggs

Bahrain-based bank names new head of group compliance.

July 16, 2014

Turkey’s ABank preps bond

Commercial Bank of Qatar-owned lender could issue first international paper after roadshow.

July 16, 2014

Chadbourne & Parke: Julien Bocobza

New partner joins project finance team to specialise in renewable energy and thermal power.

July 09, 2014

QNB Capital: Mira Al Attiyah

Qatari investment bank appoints new CEO.

July 08, 2014

StanChart: Michael Vrontamitis

Bank names new head of trade and product management.

July 08, 2014

Daiwa: Christopher Brown

Investment banking arm of Daiwa Securities promotes Brown and names new fixed income co-heads.

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