Government of Pakistan successfully closes US$ 370 Million Syndicated Term Loan and Murabaha Financing Facilities
- Pakistan’s largest hybrid commercial financing this year
- Emirates NBD Capital supports record transaction
Dubai, 15 November, 2020: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan acting through the Ministry of Finance and Revenue has successfully signed US$ 370 Million Syndicated Term Loan and Murabaha Financing Facilities (the “Facility”).
Amidst a challenging market backdrop due to Covid-19, the Facility represents Pakistan’s largest hybrid (Islamic and Conventional) commercial financing year this year and reiterates the strong international investor confidence in the Pakistan economy.
Emirates NBD Capital, the global investment banking arm of Emirates NBD acted as the Global Coordinator on the Facility.
The deal was over-subscribed by c. 1.2x, garnering a strong response from a syndicate of leading local, regional and international banks comprising:
Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners:
Emirates NBD Bank PJSC, Sharjah Islamic Bank PJSC, Mashreqbank psc, Commercial Bank of Dubai P.S.C., Allied Bank Limited Bahrain and United Bank Limited
Mandated Lead Arranger
Habib Bank UK Limited
Credit Europe Bank N.V., and Union des Banques Arabes et Françaises.
Tunis International Bank