Corporate Financing Analysis - Equity-Linked Note Sales Becoming Popular In EMEA - 06 APR 2015
Corporate Financing week April 2015 / United Arab Emirates / Finance
Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund (SWF) Aabar investments PJS is riding the crest of an equity-linked wave in 2015. On March 24 the SWF priced a USD2.2bn dual-tranche equity-linked transaction, the...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Abu Dhabi IPO Freeze Broken Against Hostile Backdrop - 02 FEB 2015
Corporate Financing week January 2015 / United Arab Emirates / Finance
More than three years in the waiting, Abu Dhabi has finally launched an initial public offering (IPO) deal. However, it could not have come at a less welcoming time. Indeed, Abdullah al-Turifi...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Etisalat's Bumper EUR Bond Debut - 30 JUNE 2014
Corporate Financing week June 2014 / United Arab Emirates / Finance
On June 12, UAE-based telecoms operator Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat) made a strong first impression by pricing the largest corporate syndicated bond with a EUR-denominated...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Investment In Private Healthcare Is Low-Risk - 01 JULY 2013
Corporate Financing week June 2013 / United Arab Emirates / Finance
The UAE's private healthcare market offers investors a low-risk, high-potential return on investment. Although the market currently represents 25% of total healthcare spending, we hold a very...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Competition For Bab, ADCO Intensifies With Latest Visit - 21 JAN 2013
Corporate Financing week January 2013 / United Arab Emirates / Finance
The UAE continues to be a hotspot of oil diplomacy, with French President Francois Hollande set to become the latest head of state to travel to the country in support of Total's bid to be awarded a...
Corporate Financing Analysis - VMMEA IPO Plans Rely On Regional Expansion - 17 DEC 2012
Corporate Financing week December 2012 / United Arab Emirates / Finance
Regional mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) is considering launching an IPO within two years. The operator, under the brand FRiENDi, announced a...