Trade Finance News

Region - Middle East

December 21, 2014

Mashreq Qatar: Henk Hoogendoorn

Qatari division of Dubai-based bank names new country head.

December 21, 2014

Oman names IWP consortium

US$250mn Qurayyat desalination plant expected to open in 2017.

December 20, 2014

Actis buys IDH stake

Private-equity firm buys holding in Egyptian medical test company from Abraaj.

December 07, 2014

Doha Bank offers infrastructure loan

Qatari bank signs US$86mn package with Kuwaiti developer Kharafi National.

December 07, 2014

Bank Sohar: Rashad Al Musafir

Omani bank names acting CEO as new general manager.

December 03, 2014

Turkish power plant funding arranged

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power gets backing from EBRD, IFC, Banque Saudi Fransi and others.

December 02, 2014

Afreximbank secures term loan

Trade-finance institution raises US$250mn from Middle Eastern and African banks.

November 20, 2014

Middle East Banking Awards 2014: the winners

November 20, 2014

Emirates NBD: Saod Obaidalla

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

November 20, 2014

BNY Mellon: MEA team

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

November 19, 2014

Mumtalakat launches sukuk

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

November 14, 2014

StanChart bond raises EUR500mn

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

November 12, 2014

Dubai Parks and Resorts to launch IPO

State-owned company aims to raise US$689mn to fund theme park development.

November 12, 2014

NBAD: Suvrat Saigal

UAE bank hires Barclays banker to run global retail business.

November 12, 2014

Kroll: John Tudorovic

Global investigations firm names managing director for Dubai financial investigations team.

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