Islamic Finance 

Dubai’s DAMAC launches $400 million five-year sukuk

| 11 April, 2018
Dubai’s DAMAC launches $400 million five-year sukuk
Photo: Hussain Sajwani, founder and chairman of Dubai's DAMAC Properties poses for the camera during an interview with Reuters at his office in Dubai, August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Saeed Azhar

11/04/2018 17:48 | DUBAI

Dubai real estate developer DAMAC has launched a $400 million, five-year sukuk with a 6.625 percent yield, a document from one of the banks leading the Islamic bond issue showed.

The sukuk was marketed on Wednesday with an initial price guidance in the 6 percent area.

Orders rose to about $850 million, including from the banks arranging the transaction, the document showed.

DAMAC has hired Barclays and HSBC as global coordinators and Barclays, Dubai Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD Capital, HSBC, Kamco Investment Company, Mashreqbank and Sharjah Islamic Bank as joint lead managers and bookrunners for the issue.

(Reporting by Davide Barbuscia; Editing by David Goodman)

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