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DP World to issue a $1bn convertible bond Subscription

15 June 2014 | By

Dubai’s port operator seeks long-term financing

Dubai issues 15-year sukuk Subscription

24 April 2014 | By

Issuance sets new benchmark for long-term financing in emirate

Taqa raises Samurai loan to refinance bond Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

Abu Dhabi firm Taqa taps new source of liquidity

UK and Bahrain to work closer on Islamic finance Subscription

9 April 2014 | By

Preliminary framework agreement signed in London

Damac issues $650m sukuk Subscription

3 April 2014 | By

Some of the funds will be used for the acquisition of land plots

Project bond issuance to remain low in the coming year Subscription

3 April 2014 | By

Bonds accounted for just 10 per cent of project financing in 2013

Gulf Keystone plans to issue $250m bond Subscription

23 March 2014 | By

Gulf Keystone bond will be used to support firm’s activities in Iraqi Kurdistan

Abu Dhabi’s TDIC’s rating is affirmed Subscription

18 March 2014 | By

Rating agency Fitch maintains company’s AA status

Gulf infrastructure investment will ward off tapering ill-effects Subscription

4 March 2014 | By

QNB economist optimistic on region’s prospects

Dubai’s first sukuk of the year is oversubscribed Subscription

16 February 2014 | By

Dubai Investments Park’s Islamic bond to be partially used for phase 8 completion

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Dubai tests risk with Islamic bond Subscription

1 May 2014

Sukuk issuance will assess the true tone of investor confidence in the emirate’s debt market 

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Bonds market gains maturity Subscription

10 April 2014

An increasingly diverse base of issuers, driven by strong economic growth is helping to deepen the region’s capital markets


The growing appetite for bonds Subscription

10 April 2014 | By

Increased corporate activity spurred by strong economic growth is helping to expand the market

Project bond issuance forecast to grow Subscription

29 January 2014

New capital and liquidity rules being implemented in the GCC are expected to curb banks’ appetite for exposure to long-term loans and instead shift the focus to project bonds

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Citadel Capital Subscription

The Cairo-based private equity firm was started by two former employees of Egyptian investment bank EFG-Hermes

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Nilesh Gavankar Subscription

Nilesh Gavankar is assistant general manager, head of investment banking, Bank Muscat

Andrew Dell Subscription

A leading bond market banker in the region

Jacco Keijzer Subscription

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Simon Putt Subscription

A leading bond market banker in the region

Deepak Kohli Subscription

A leading bond market banker in the region

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