Monday 10, September 2018 by Kudakwashe

NBO hires banks for new dollar bond issue


Meetings with investors in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe will begin on 12 September 2018.

National Bank of Oman (NBO) announced that it has mandated banks to arrange a series of fixed-income investor meetings ahead of a potential five-year US dollar-denominated bond sale.

In a bourse filing, the Omani-based lender stated that it has hired Bank ABC, Citi as well as Crédit Agricole CIB and Emirates NBD Capital as joint lead managers and bookrunners for the potential deal.

Additionally, NBO has hired First Abu Dhabi Bank, National Bank of Oman and Standard Chartered Bank as joint lead managers and bookrunners as well.

NBO also announced a tender offer for its outstanding $600 million notes maturing in October 2019, with Citi and Crédit Agricole CIB appointed as global coordinators of the tender offer. 

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