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Project Finance

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Iran pays debt to contractors in government bonds Subscription

1 October 2015 | By

Treasury bills to be issued next week

Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre project

Omran closes hotel financing Subscription

30 September 2015 | By

More private sector finance planned for exhibition centre

Oman tenders logistics zone maintenance

Egypt set to create new industrial zone Subscription

28 September 2015 | By

GAFI is looking to expand current areas and create three new free zones in Minya, South Sinai and Badr City

Al-Maryah Central

Local bank funds Abu Dhabi's Al-Maryah Central project Subscription

28 September 2015 | By

Financing secured for retail complex in UAE capital


World Bank approves Jordan utilities loan Subscription

27 September 2015 | By

Finance package of $250m to support power and water reform

Power plant equipment

Iran and China sign power deal Subscription

27 September 2015 | By

Chinese contractor will assist with financing and equipment for projects

Doha in Qatar

Qatar considers PPP to fund projects Subscription

20 September 2015 | By

Initial draft law prepared in 2013 but failed to take off

Jabal Omar development

Mecca developer secures financing Subscription

20 September 2015 | By

Islamic finance to fund completion of project

Riyadh Metro

Government moves to cut spending on Riyadh Metro Subscription

17 September 2015 | By

Focus shifts to ongoing projects as lower oil prices continue

Inside a power plant

Egypt power plant loans secured Subscription

16 September 2015 | By

Development banks agree finance deals for 1,800MW plant

Egypt's Abu Rawash wastewater treatment plant s being developed as a public-private partnership project

Egyptian banks line up for Abu Rawash Subscription

15 September 2015 | By

Local and development banks to finance wastewater project


Oman tourism development secures financing Subscription

14 September 2015 | By

2.2 million-square-metre project to be completed in 2017

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Sharjah’s new strategy is to focus on the tourism, education, health and environmental services sectors

Project spending focuses on northern emirates Subscription

10 September 2015 | By

Infrastructure and leisure schemes are reaching the farthest flung reaches of the UAE, with the federal government investing tens of billions of dirhams into connecting towns and improving facilities

Philippa Wilkinson

Middle East shrugs off Exim Bank shutdown Subscription

8 September 2015 | By

The Middle East is unconcerned at the export credit agency’s problems, but US will suffer

Limited potential: Development of Iran’s vast offshore South Pars gas field has been constrained by sanctions

Iran looks east for project finance Subscription

8 September 2015 | By

Cash-starved project market hungry for foreign investment

Mark Watts

Oil prices and Yemen hit Saudi project spending Subscription

7 September 2015 | By

Riyadh’s spending cuts likely to impact projects sector in coming months

Egypt projects pipeline

Egypt faces financing bottleneck Subscription

10 August 2015 | By

Cairo has a huge demand for finance, but local banks are thinly stretched by government borrowing while international lenders are wary of currency risk

Philippa Wilkinson

Cairo has to make decision on international banks Subscription

3 August 2015 | By

Egypt’s economic investment strategy relies heavily on foreign funding

Philippa Wilkinson

Iran moves from a crawl to a sprint Subscription

27 July 2015 | By

The banking sector will struggle to play its vital role in planned investments


Saudi Arabia dominates region's project finance sector Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Uncertain pipeline for second half of year, but 2016 shows promise

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Al-Khalij Commercial Bank Subscription

Qatar’s Al-Khalij Commercial Bank (Al-khaliji) provides funds for various projects, including Qatar’s Water Security Mega Reservoirs project and the Barzan gas development

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International Bank of Qatar Subscription

International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) was established in 1956 and has seen its balance sheet increase since 2007. The bank is privately owned by six entities; National Bank of Kuwait, 30 per cent and five Qatari companies, 70 per cent.

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Amgad Husein Subscription

Amgad Husein is partner at Dentons Saudi Arabia

Neil Cuthbert Subscription

Neil Cuthbert is partner at Dentons Dubai

Paul Trowbridge Subscription

Paul Trowbridge is CEO at United Arab Bank

Samer Abdel Kader Subscription

Samer Abdel Kader is head of SEI Investments Middle East

Alain Renaud Subscription

Alain Renaud is general manager for corporate, commercial and investment banking at Commercial Bank of Dubai

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Lafarge Egypt Energy Briefing

12 October 2015 | New Cairo. The definitive platform for discussing Egypt’s renewable and alternative energy sector.

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