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Saudi Arabia Mega Deal Spurs Record First Half for Gulf Loans

Gulf countries have raised record $66 billion in loans since start of 2016

  • Saudi Arabia Mega Deal Spurs Record First Half for Gulf Loans
  • $10 billion loan led by international banks tilts league table
  • HSBC was the top lender among mandated lead arrangers with about $4 billion, followed by Mitsubishi UFJ’s $3.4 billion.
  • NBAD is the only local lender in the top 10 mandated lead arrangers.
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@business: “Gulf countries have raised record $66 billion in loans since start of 2016”


HSBC Holdings Plc is back on top, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. has tightened its grip on second place, while Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. is slipping. But however the league table for loan arrangers in the Gulf looks, they’re all lending more than ever.


Saudi Arabia Mega Deal Spurs Record First Half for Gulf Loans