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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

Lebanon-based educator begins Africa expansion

Lebanon-based educator begins Africa expansion Subscription

2 July 2015 | By

Financing deal valued at hundreds of million of dollars signed for schools

The Clean Fuels Project will upgrade and expand Kuwait’s Mina al-Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries

Clean Fuels Project to close financing by early 2016 Subscription

1 July 2015 | By

Kuwait National Petroleum Company seeking $9.9bn of debt

Financiers keen on Kuwait PPP projects

Financiers keen on Kuwait PPP projects Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Local banks eye larger role

Shanghai in China

Middle East nations join Asian International Investment Bank Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Fifty countries sign on with new China-led development bank

Egypt construction

Egypt to get slum redevelopment grant Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

UAE to provide grant to build housing units

Riyadh

French to invest in Saudi fund Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

$400m fund to focus on Saudi SMEs

Bank agrees financing for Qatar mega reservoirs contract

Bank agrees financing for Qatar mega reservoirs contract Subscription

25 June 2015 | By

Local lender will finance major construction package

Abu Dhabi funds Maldives waste-to-energy plant

Abu Dhabi funds Maldives waste-to-energy plant Subscription

25 June 2015 | By

ADFD extends $6m loan for 4MW renewable energy plant in Maldives

Port

Egypt seeks further port investment Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Cairo keen on port investment as part of efforts to revive the country’s economy

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Analysis

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

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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

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C) at a defence exhibition in February

MEED board report, May 2015 Subscription

7 May 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

Renewables

Private sector wakes up to Egyptian renewables Subscription

28 April 2015 | By

Saudi Arabian interest shows confidence in potential for profit

Kuwait’s peak electricity demand is growing at 8 per cent a year

Kuwait independent power market to return Subscription

28 April 2015 | By

Reforms mean progress is expected, but not without teething problems

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Companies

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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People

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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Gulf Capital SME Awards 2015

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

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