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Latest Market Insights

Interview with Mohammad Kamran Wajid, CEO of Emirates Financial Services and Emirates NBD Capital

Over 70 institutions won prizes at this year’s Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards in Dubai for landmark deals that helped set new benchmarks in tenor, pricing and structure. We caught up with five of the region’s most prolific bond, loan and sukuk dealmakers from this year’s Awards in a series of interviews to get their views on current market dynamics, their favourite deals of 2015, and their outlook for 2016. The first of which is Mohammad Kamran Wajid, CEO of Emirates Financial Services and Emirates NBD Capital, the investment banking arms of the largest banking group in the UAE, Emirates NBD Group.

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EmiratesNBD, Standard Chartered and Dubai Islamic Bank top winners at Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards

19 November (Dubai) – Emirates NBD, Standard Chartered and Dubai Islamic Bank walked away as the big winners at last night’s Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards. Emirates NBD picked up 6 Winners’ trophies, and Standard Chartered and Dubai Islamic Bank both picked up 5 each, for successfully arranging bond, sukuk and loan deals in 2014 and 2015.

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ISBank, Garanti, Otoyol and YDA big winners at Bonds & Loans Awards

Otoyol and YDA both walked away with two gongs at last night’s Bonds & Loans Turkey Awards. Otoyol’s $4.65 billion Project Loan to develop Gebze-Izmir Motorway picked up the Awards for Project Finance Deal of the Year and Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year, while YDA’s Dalaman Airport Project Loan won Transport Finance Deal of the Year and their TRL400m bond won Local Bond Deal of the Year.

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Murat Dogan Erden discusses Turkcell’s 10-year US$500mn Eurobond

Against a backdrop of political and economic volatility Turkey’s incumbent mobile telecoms provider Turkcell recently concluded the sale of an oversubscribed 10-year US$500mn Eurobond, with a redemption date of October 15 2025. The transaction was announced with initial price guidance of 6.25%. Following strong interest from European investors in the early hours of book-building, the orderbook quickly gained momentum – it was nearly 4 times oversubscribed – and the issuance resulted in a re-offer yield of 5.950% and 5.75% coupon. BNP Paribas, HSBC and Citigroup acted as Joint Lead Managers on the deal. We sat down with Murat Dogan Erden, Turkcell’s CFO to discuss the strategy behind the recent bond issuance and the factors leading to its success.

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Long Term Challenges Remain in Turkey Following Erdogan Victory

The Turkish lira and markets jumped briefly as Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP party was given a decisive victory in the country’s elections Sunday. But investors agree that sustained improvement of the country’s markets can only come from long needed structural reforms and policy clarity.

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Interview with Wilbur Matthews from Vaquero Global Investments LP

Wilbur Matthews, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Vaquero Global Investments LP explains how the volatilities in FX impacted his investment strategy in Mexico.

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Interview with Francisco Navarro, Chief Financial Officer at Thor Urbana

Francisco Navarro, Chief Financial Officer, Thor Urbana outlines what factors are currently shaping investment strategies in the real estate sector.

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Interview with David Scouras from International Finance Corporation (IFC)

David Scouras, Treasury Client Solutions, Senior Financial Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC) explains how the IFC is helping clients access local debt capital markets.

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Interview with Robert Rennhack from International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Robert Rennhack, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere, International Monetary Fund (IMF) explains how the oil prices impacted Mexico’s capital markets.

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Argentina Elections Unlikely to Change Downward Trajectory

The upcoming election could keep Argentina on the path towards further misery.The most market-friendly outcome would be an opposition win.Without a change in governments, it’s hard to envision a significant step back from the unorthodox policies set forth by Presidents Kirchner and Fernandez, explains Dr. Win Thin, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Emerging Markets Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

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Forthcoming Events

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes

23 - 24 Feb 2016

JW Marriot, Bogotá

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa

14 - 15 Mar 2016

The Westin, Cape Town

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Brazil

12 - 13 Apr 2016

Tivoli, São Paulo

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East

19 - 20 Apr 2016

Grand Hyatt Dubai

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Chile

10 May 2016

The W Hotel, Santiago

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Mexico

22 Sep 2016

Four Seasons, Mexico City

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes

The leading debt event for the Andean region

23rd & 24th February 2016, JW Marriott, Bogotá