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Saudi Arabia’s planned triple-tranche international bond issue is expected to be $12.5 billion in size, and order books total over $40 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
The bond, split into three tranches maturing in March 2023, March 2028 and October 2047, will price later on Wednesday.
Initial price guidance for the three tranches was in the 130 basis points over US. Treasuries area for the long five-year tranche, 165 bps over for the long 10-year and 200 bps over for the 30-year.
Guidance was tightened by 15 bps, with the bond expected to price within a range of plus or minus 5 bps across the three tranches, IFR reported on Wednesday.
GIB Capital, Goldman Sachs International, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, and MUFG are the joint lead managers and joint bookrunners.
The topic of sukuk standards is an important but sometimes divisive one in Islamic capital markets, and is a constant source of debate between the industry's many key stakeholders.
Qatar on Wednesday witnessed the launch of the world's largest single country Islamic exchange traded fund (ETF), which is increasingly seeking investors from Asia, Europe and the US.
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Times of Oman
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Oman Daily Observer