Case Study

SEC facility remains landmark issuance in domestic market

In recent years Saudi’s domestic debt capital market has upped its game as banks contract their lending resources and firms look elsewhere for funding. Yet major issuances remain few and far between and transactions so far this year remain thin...


Case Study

SIPCHEM’s Sukuk: A testament of confidence in the Saudi Arabian petrochemical sector

Despite a difficult operating environment in the oil and gas industry, the Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) this summer successfully sold a SAR1 billion (US$266.54 million) five-year Sukuk. The facility was offered privately and...