ANB plans to issue second tranche of dollar-denominated Tier 2 sukuk
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Arab National Bank (ANB) announced its intention to issue the second tranche of US dollar-denominated Tier 2 sukuk to eligible investors in Saudi Arabia and abroad, the bank said in a bourse filing today, Oct. 19.
On Sept. 22, 2020, the board of directors approved the issuance and offering of the sukuk, subject to the market conditions.
The sukuk aims to support the bank’s capital base and fulfill its financial and strategic needs.
The amount and terms of the sukuk offering will be determined subject to the market conditions.
HSBC Bank and JPMorgan Securities were mandated as joint lead managers and book runners, along with Arab National Investment Company, as joint lead manager, to do a series of investor calls, including a global investor call, commencing today.
The sukuk offering will be subject to the approval of the relevant regulatory authorities and will be made in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.
The bank will announce any other relevant material developments in due course, the statement noted.