Deal Case Studies
EEHC, Egypt’s main electric power distributor, successfully completed one of the largest loan syndications in the region with the help of two major lenders, National Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr, which, in a pioneering twist, marketed the loan at discount rates on the secondary markets.
The third-largest privately-owned bank in Russia and 9th largest by total assets tapped the international debt markets to successfully boost its capital reserves and stay in line with the Basel III regulatory demands.
The state-owned company, which finances and promotes power sector projects in India, successfully launched its inaugural green bond, becoming the first Indian public sector corporate to issue USD-denominated “green” debt and supporting the central government’s sustainability drive.
The Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES) made its first foray into the capital markets since 2014 a huge success when it priced the country’s largest green bond flat to its secondary curve, tapping into new liquidity pools in Europe and extending the tenor of its existing debt.
VCSA’s debut issuance through its Canadian subsidiary saw 3.7x oversubscription rate on its long US$500mn 10-year notes, allowing the company to optimize funding and extend average debt life at minimal cost.
Qatar Reinsurance Company Limited (QatarRE) found a narrow window to launch its debut US$450mn hybrid Tier 2 notes to achieve a number of firsts including the most oversubscribed issuance from the MENA region, the tightest coupon on a hybrid capital issuance in the region, and the first US dollar denominated capital market issuance from an insurance company out of MENA.
Brazil beef giant tapped Minerva took advantage of favourable conditions in emerging markets to sell a US$1bn bond due 2026, which priced inside the company’s yield curve at 6.625%.
In the Summer of 2016, automotive wheel producer Iochpe Maxion led by example to become one of the few Brazilian corporates to tap the dollar denominated syndicated loan market with a US$275mn dual-tranche term loan facility that was 43% oversubscribed.
Tinkoff Bank, one of Russia’s most progressive and innovative FIs, made its way back to the international capital markets after a five-year absence with an impressive US$300mn 9.25% issuance, marking the third perpetual Eurobond in the Russian banking sector to date.
Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s (KNPC) US$6.245bn ECA-backed loan was a triumph for the company’s Clean Fuels Project and the region’s credit markets, setting a new record for the largest ECA-backed corporate loan to date.
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