By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Project Finance

Latest project finance news


Egypt gets loans for $1.25bn sanitation project Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

Development bank supports rural sanitation

Qatar shifts its project spending plans

Qatar banks focus on contractor finance Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

Project finance dominated by foreign lenders

Siemens confirms Egypt turbine order

Loan under discussion for $9bn power project Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

Export credit agency to support international banks in Egypt

Petroceltic International is pushing ahead with a bond issuance of up to $175m to finance investment in the Ain Tsila gas field in Algeria

Petroceltic pushes through Ain Tsila bond issuance Subscription

21 July 2015 | By

Oil and gas company facing down shareholder protests over Algerian asset

UAE project finance deals

Dubai solar closes financing Subscription

21 July 2015 | By

Three banks finance 200MW solar IPP

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing considers direct financing in wake of fund closure Subscription

20 July 2015 | By

US Export-Import Bank shutdown leaves $4.3bn exposure in guaranteed loans with UAE airlines

Mediterranean coast in Tunisia

Tunisia gets World Bank loan Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

Loan intended to improve rural roads

Qatar invests in $6bn project dubbed Australia’s Canary Wharf

Qatar sets up $600m fund with Singapore's Capitaland Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Real estate investment fund to focus on Asia and Europe

Oman project finance deals

Oman considers PPP for rail network Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Private sector could fund most profitable sections of the network

Apicorp will be using the money raised to support equity investments in regional energy projects

Apicorp launches $3bn sukuk programme Subscription

7 July 2015 | By

Issuances to start this year

Desalination plant

Oman desalination plant begins trial operation Subscription

6 July 2015 | By

Plant due to be fully commissioned in early 2016

Saudi Aramco still evaluating Jizan gas supply contract

Acwa secures Islamic finance for Jizan plant Subscription

2 July 2015 | By

First industrial gases projects to use solely Islamic finance

Filter all project finance news by country


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

Oman seeks interest in Duqm acetic acid plant

Governments turn to private sector for project funding Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Sustained lower oil prices could push governments towards alternative lending models

While other Arab nations adopt firm stances on regional politics, Muscat is content to straddle the fence

Oman prepares to borrow to keep project programme on track Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Sultanate has more than $100bn-worth of schemes in the pipeline, but it needs banks and investors to finance at least part of this sum

Saudi Arabia army

MEED board report, June 2015 Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Philippa Wilkinson

Renewables financing deals show opportunities Subscription

26 May 2015 | By

Financing for renewables projects still relies on development banks

Al-Sisi: Hope to deliver economic changes

Bridging Egypt’s finance gap Subscription

26 May 2015 | By

Cairo has drawn up an ambitious pipeline of projects that it hopes to execute to revitalise the economy, but securing finance will be challenging

Saudi interbank offered rate

Heavyweights dominate deal flow Subscription

20 May 2015 | By James Gavin

Saudi Aramco’s success in sealing a $10bn facility at extremely low pricing will not necessarily lead to a flood of deals

Filter all project finance news by country


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

International Bank of Qatar logo

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.

See all company profiles


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

See all MEED biographies

Interact-Widget Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Apple Android Newsletters

MEED events

SME Awards logo

Gulf Capital SME Awards 2015

28 October 2015 | Recognising success, growth and innovation in business

See the MEED events calendar