Saudi Kayan Petrochemical agrees $400mln Murabaha deal with Banque Saudi Fransi

The Sharia-compliant finance facility agreement has a duration of 8 years

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Tall metal towers at a British oil refinery and petrochemical plant.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Tall metal towers at a British oil refinery and petrochemical plant.

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Riyadh – Mubasher:Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company has signed an eight-year Murabaha finance agreement with Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF), according to a statement to the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).

The Sharia-compliant SAR 1.5 billion finance facility aims to provide an alternative to the petrochemicals firm, reduce finance costs, and enhance financial efficiency, as per the company’s strategic goals that were revealed in June.

Kayan expects the deal to result in a SAR 25 billion decrease in costs during 2020 and the coming years.

It is worth noting that Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) owns a 35% stake in Saudi Kayan Petrochemical.

Source: Mubasher

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