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Event

19th March 2019

GBSA Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference 2019

at JW Marriott - Kuwait City

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Latest New
Member

23 December 2018

GBSA is pleased to announce the new membership of

AD Global Investors Limited

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Latest
Insight

18th March 2019

Latest Insight:

ESG integration in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa: Markets, practices and data

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The Gulf Bond
and Sukuk Association

The Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association (GBSA) is the non-profit member organisation that speaks with a single harmonized voice for the region’s rapidly evolving debt capital market.

Since 2010 GBSA has harnessed the energy of its members to promote the liquid, deep and wide fixed income markets needed to support economic growth and transformation in the Gulf region.

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GBSA’s member firms are the leaders of the Gulf Debt Capital Market.

Our members enjoy the benefits of membership while distinguishing themselves by demonstrating commitment to the region and its markets.

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We are proud of GBSA's contribution to this UN PRI - CFA Institute report. A big thank you to our participating members during roundtables on 'Islamic Finance and ESG Investing in the Arabian Gulf Region', (starting page 45 on the report). #ESG #sukuk #GCC https://t.co/IcQfDgJyn1

Fixed Income Market panel at Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference moderated by @NBKCapital 's Rani Selwanes, featuring Rasha Othman (@MARKAZtweets ), Amro El-Banna (@GulfBankKuwait), Zaid Al-Sager (@NBKCapital ), Khalid AlRukhayes (@KFHGroup) and Adel Al Mutairi (@Bankboubyan )

Zaid Al Sager @NBKCapital and Khalid AlRukhayes @KFHGroup and Adel Al Mutair @Bankboubyan as panelists and discussing at the @GulfBondSukuk Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference held today, and sponsored by @NBKCapital and @SPGlobalRatings #bonds #sukuk #debtcapitalmarkets

Today's Special Remarks and Regulatory Update from Hossam Abdullah at Al-Hossam Legal at the Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference, Kuwait City, @JWMarriott sponsored by @NBKCapital (Platinum Partner), and @SPGlobalRatings (Gold Partner). #bonds #sukuk #debtcapitalmarkets

Dr Saade Chami, Group Chief Economist, @NBKPage presenting very worthy insights at the @GulfBondSukuk Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference today in Kuwait City. Thanks to @NBKCapital and @SPGlobalRatings for their partnership for this marvelous conference ! #debtcapital #bonds

Market Updates

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  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank hires banks for $750mln sukuk 09/08/2018
    DUBAI - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) , the largest sharia-compliant lender in Abu Dhabi, has hired international banks to arrange the sale of $750 million in Islamic bonds, three sources familiar with the matter said. The post Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank hires banks for $750mln sukuk appeared first on GBSA.
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  • Who is afraid of higher interest rates? 09/08/2018
    The common market sentiment prevailing these days is that we are moving from a period of ultra-low interest rates towards higher rates – which many would refer to as a process of normalisation. The post Who is afraid of higher interest rates? appeared first on GBSA.
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  • Dubai Is Billed as a Western-Style Financial Haven, but Investors Are Wary 02/08/2018
    Investors are questioning whether Dubai’s young financial center can police itself The post Dubai Is Billed as a Western-Style Financial Haven, but Investors Are Wary appeared first on GBSA.
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  • Saudi launches primary dealer scheme with 3.5 bln riyal sukuk issue 30/07/2018
    Dubai, July 26 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has begun selling local currency government bonds through a new “primary dealer” scheme designed to increase demand for the debt and widen the range of investors holding it, the Ministry of Finance said. The ministry’s Debt Management Office issued 3.5 The post Saudi launches primary dealer scheme with […]
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  • Borrowers should ditch beach for Bond market, Credit Suisse says 30/07/2018
    The post Borrowers should ditch beach for Bond market, Credit Suisse says appeared first on GBSA.
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  • Saudi Arabia’s Sabic mandates banks for international bond issue – sources 30/07/2018
    LONDON, July 25 (IFR) – Saudi Arabian conglomerate Sabic has hired banks for an international bond offering, according to sources. The timing and nature of the trade remain to be... The post Saudi Arabia’s Sabic mandates banks for international bond issue – sources appeared first on GBSA.
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 GBSA Resources

Market
Data

GBSA makes available data on significant cross border and local issuances from the GCC region. More complete information is available to our members.

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Monetary Authorities and Securities Market Regulators

Central banks and securities market authorities ensure the soundness and functioning of financial systems and the development of the GCC capital market.

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Fiscal
Authorities

GCC governments support development of the region’s capital market by issuing bonds and sukuk both cross border and domestically.

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Corporate Bond/
Sukuk Regulations

GBSA highlights significant laws, regulations and rules relevant to offering and listing fixed income instruments.

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