Achievement Awards 2013 winners: Restructuring / Islamic finance

Achievement Awards 2013 winners: Restructuring / Islamic finance

Published: March 11, 2014

EMEA Finance is happy to reveal the winning deals and dealmakers of 2013 in our annual Achievement Awards. Nominated by parties including banks and borrowers, and chosen by the EMEA Finance team, these houses and transactions exemplify the kind of innovative efforts taking place in the region's capital markets.

Today we name the winners in the restructuring and Islamic finance categories. Visit us throughout the week to discover the winners in other categories:

Thursday March 13: Debt • Equities
Friday March 14: Investment bank, deal and dealmaker of the year

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Full editorial coverage of the awards, including exclusive interviews with many of the winners, will appear in the forthcoming edition of EMEA Finance. To receive the next copy of the magazine free of charge, click here.

We congratulate all of our winners on their achievements and the new ground broken by so much of their work. Join us at the The Law Society's Common Room, London on June 5 for the awards ceremony - the booking form can be found here.


Best restructuring in EMEA: Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi's ZAR79mn restructuring
Best restructuring in CEE: ChTPZ Group's debt restructuring
Best restructuring in the Middle East: Dubai Duty Free's repricing of US$1.75bn facility
Best restructuring in Africa: EMTS Nigeria's US$1.2bn refinancing


Best Islamic finance house: Standard Chartered Bank
Best sukuk house: HSBC
Best Islamic borrower: Ooredoo
Best sovereign sukuk: Government of Ras Al Khaimah's US$500mn issuance
Best corporate sukuk: Saudi Electricity Company's US$2bn issuance
Best financial institution sukuk: Dubai Islamic Bank's US$1bn perpetual issuance
Most innovative sukuk: Almarai Company's SAR1.7bn hybrid issuance
Best supranational sukuk: Islamic Development Bank's US$1bn issuance