Natixis and Noor Bank issue a 12-year Sukuk backed by Islamic aviation assets
Natixis and Noor Bank – a leading Shari’a compliant Bank – have completed the issuance of a 12-year Sukuk backed by Islamic aviation assets, acting as joint lead managers & bookrunners for the transaction which closed on June 13th, 2018.
Noor Bank PJSC began operations, in Dubai, in 2008, as Noor Islamic Bank. It is a full-service bank delivering the broadest range of products for its customers, with an emphasis on unique and personalised service. Noor Bank is governed by the Shari’a Supervisory Board, with extensive experience and expertise in legal, financial and banking-related matters. Noor Bank is rated “A-” IDR with a stable outlook by Fitch Ratings. For further details, please visit: www.noorbank.com or call 800 6667.
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial centre (IFC) located in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, opened for business on 21 October 2015. Established by UAE Federal Decree as a broad-based financial centre, ADGM plays a pivotal role in positioning Abu Dhabi as a global centre for business and finance. It serves as a strategic link between the growing economies of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and the rest of the world.
Based in Abu Dhabi, home to one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds and one of the highest concentrations of high-net-worth-individuals in the world, ADGM’s strategy is anchored by Abu Dhabi’s key strengths including private banking, wealth management, asset management and financial innovation. Comprising three independent authorities: the Registration Authority, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority and ADGM Courts, it enables registered financial institutions, companies and entities to thrive and operate within an international regulatory framework based on Common Law.
Since its inception, ADGM has been awarded the “Financial Centre of the Year (MENA)” for two consecutive years for its initiatives and contributions to the financial and capital markets industry in the region.*
As part of its mandate, ADGM oversees and governs the Al Maryah Island, a designated financial free zone covering 114-hectares of financial and commercial services including residential, retail, leisure, hotel and office developments. For more details of ADGM, please visit www.adgm.com or follow us on Twitter: @adglobalmarket and LinkedIn: ADGM
* Source: The Global Investor Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Awards