DUBAI - Dubai-based GEMS Education has raised $900 million in senior secured notes maturing in 2026, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed.

The bonds, which were priced late on Tuesday, offer a yield of 7.125%, according to the document.

Goldman Sachs GS.N was sole bookrunner and global coordinator for the transaction. Other banks involved in arranging the deal were Credit Suisse - as global coordinator and joint bookrunner - and Citi, Emirates NBD, and HSBC as joint bookrunners.

(Reporting by Davide Barbuscia; Editing by Saeed Azhar) ((; +971522604297; Reuters Messaging: