SAUDI ARABIA

Saudi Aramco begins issuance of Shariah-compliant US-dollar denominated sukuk

June 07, 2021

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH —
Saudi Arabian Oil Company, also known as Saudi Aramco, has announced the commencement of international sukuk, (international trust certificates) under its “Trust Certificate Issuance Program,” the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday.

In a statement carried by the SPA, the company said that the issuance of international sukuk begins on Monday (June 7) and will continue until June 17 (Thursday).

Aramco explained that the sukuk is compliant with the provisions of Islamic Shariah and US dollar-denominated and the amount of the sukuk will be subject to market conditions.

The company also said the move targets
qualified investors in the jurisdictions in which the offering will be made in accordance with the rules and regulations of such jurisdictions.

In another statement, Aramco announced the appointment of Alinma Invest, Al Rajhi Capital, BNP Paribas, Citi, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, NCB Capital, Riyad Capital, SMBC Nikko, and Standard Chartered Bank as issuance managers.


June 07, 2021
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