April 19 (Reuters) - Turkish Islamic lender Albaraka Turk has secured a $213 million murabaha-based loan syndication, up from the $150 million it initially sought, the bank said in a statement.
The bank said the profit margin for the 370-day sharia-compliant facility was 125 basis points over three-month LIBOR.
The lender had appointed ABC Islamic Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD Capital Ltd, Qatar Islamic Bank
and Standard Chartered Bank to arrange the transaction.
The bank is a unit of Bahrain-based Al Baraka Banking Group, which is also planing to issue dollar-denominated Islamic bonds, or sukuk, according to banking sources.
(Reporting by Bernardo Vizcaino; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri) ((Bernardo.Vizcaino@thomsonreuters.com; Telf: +61293218168; Reuters Messaging: email@example.com))