Nasdaq Dubai has welcomed the listing of a new $1 billion conventional bond by Emirates NBD, Dubai's biggest bank.
Emirates NBD is the largest issuer of conventional bonds on Nasdaq Dubai with a total nominal value of $5.28 billion from eight listings.
The total value of all conventional bonds and sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai has now reached $77.28 billion.
The joint lead managers for Emirates NBD’s latest bond were BNP Paribas, Emirates NBD Capital, First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC, Nomura International and Standard Chartered Bank.
The legal advisor to Emirates NBD as issuer was Clifford Chance, and the legal advisor to the joint lead managers was Norton Rose Fulbright (Middle East).
In January, Emirates NBD reported a better-than-expected increase in full-year profit for 2018 as lending rose and loan loss charges fell.
The bank reported a net profit of $2.73 billion, supported by a 22 percent year-on-year improvement in provisions. The bank ended the year with assets of $136 billion, up 6 percent on 2017.For all the latest banking and finance news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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