Ajman Bank and Commercial Bank of Dubai successfully conclude Pakistan's US$ 350 Million Murabaha Syndicated Financing. Both Ajman Bank PJSC and Commercial Bank of Dubai PSC acted as Initial Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners on the facility for Islamic Republic of Pakistan acting through Ministry of Finance (MoF). Originally mandated for USD 200 Million, the Islamic Syndication Facility attracted more than 75% oversubscription driven by strong demand from local, regional and international investors. The transaction was fully subscribed by 12 banks. Ajman Bank PJSC also acted as Investment Agent on the facility.
The Facility marks another successful syndication for MoF and reaffirms investor confidence in Pakistan’s potential, supported by ongoing structural adjustments and continued investments in the physical infrastructure of the country.
Making the announcement, Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, said, “We are delighted by the success of this Murabaha financing deal in Pakistan in collaboration with the Commercial Bank of Dubai. The phenomenal accomplishment endorses our reputation and distinguished position regionally and internationally. We constantly strive to strengthen and diversify our financial resources through strategic investments in developing economies while adapting to the current economic situation in the world markets. This Murabaha financing offers institutional investors the opportunity to participate our success.”
Dr Bernd van Linder, CEO of Commercial Bank of Dubai, stated: “We are proud to collaborate with Ajman Bank on this landmark transaction for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. This achievement is a prime example of our focus on providing financing solutions for cross-border counterparties, and will provide substantial benefits to both the issuer and the institutional investors”.
About Ajman Bank
Ajman Bank is an Islamic bank with an ambitious vision based on values of integrity, trust and transparency seeks to provide a wide range of Sharia-compliant and high-quality banking services to customers from individuals, companies and government institutions across the UAE. It is also keen to be updated with the latest technology that will ensure customers a distinctive experimental banking with the revival of human touch that is lost in the modern era of banking application.
Ajman Bank is headquartered in Ajman and enjoys the strong support of the Government of Ajman and is a key pillar in the emirate's economic development strategy. The bank continues its tireless efforts to establish a prominent position in the banking sector as a sustainable Islamic banking institution, with an emphasis on the need to achieve an optimal balance in the community and caring staff, in order to provide real value for shareholders and customers alike. For more information visit http://www.ajmanbank.ae
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