Dubai-UAE: 26 May, 2017 – Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a-compliant bank in the UAE, announced today that it joined the region’s prominent financial, legal and insurance institutions as a Gold Sponsor at the latest edition of the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East conference.
Organised by GFC Media Group, the region’s largest finance and investment conference convenes high-profile issuers, investors, bankers, legal advisors and rating agencies to discuss the developments in the local and international bonds, syndicated finance and Sukuk markets.
Speaking about Noor Bank’s participation, Hussain Al Qemzi, Managing Director of Noor Bank, said: “Year after year, the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East conference has served as an effective networking platform for Noor Bank. Our participation at this prestigious event provides us with an ideal opportunity to share opinions and insights with our industry peers while examining the latest challenges and opportunities in the sector.”
He added: “During the last 12 months, we have successfully lead managed around USD 5 billion of Islamic capital market mandates across GCC, Europe and Asia. Our regular participation at the conference demonstrates our desire to build on Noor Bank’s capabilities in the capital markets space.”
Noor Bank was ranked amongst Bloomberg’s top ten international Sukuk arrangers for GCC in 2016. During the same financial year, Bloomberg also ranked Noor Bank among the top three bookrunners within the Islamic financing sphere in the EMEA region.