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Islamic Project Finance

We advise all parties in projects including sponsors, financiers and ECAs.

We advise all sectors on some of the largest and most complicated project finance transactions.

We advise on all elements of project transactions - project structures, conducting legal due diligence, risk allocation and reviewing the bankability of project agreements.

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News: 12 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy advises on the USD1billion dual-tranche Sukuk offerings by Khazanah Nasional Berhad

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers and the delegate on the dual-tranche Sukuk offerings of a USD400 million five-year Sukuk and the USD600 million ten-year Sukuk issued by Khazanah…

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Publications: 24 AUGUST 2020

The end of an era for the PKLN team

The President of Indonesia dissolved the PKLN Team and revoked the regulation which previously subjected Indonesian borrowers of offshore debt to reporting and/or approval of the PKLN Team.

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Recognition

Deal highlights

A Dubai-based sponsor and its subsidiaries, UAE

A Dubai-based sponsor and its subsidiaries, UAE

We advised on a USD200m financing with Noor Islamic Bank in relation to the Dubai Eye Project in Dubai.
Al Qatrana IPP, Jordan

Al Qatrana IPP, Jordan

We advised the successful bidder (a consortium comprising Xenel and Kepco) on the Al Qatrana IPP in Jordan. The financing involved direct conventional facilities from KEXIM and Proparco, a facility covered by KEXIM and provided by BNP Paribas and KfW and an Islamic tranche from Islamic Development Bank.
Al Sufouh Transit System, UAE

Al Sufouh Transit System, UAE

We advised the mandated lead arrangers in respect of an export credit agency (COFACE and ONDD) supported loan package and two Islamic facilities (AED and USD denominated) utilising an ijara structure for the Department of Finance, acting on behalf of the Government of Dubai, in an aggregate amount of approximately USD674m.
Emirates Steel Industries Expansion Project, UAE

Emirates Steel Industries Expansion Project, UAE

We advised the lead arrangers in the Islamic and conventional co-financing of Emirates Steel Industries expansion project in Abu Dhabi.
Jabal Sayid copper mine, Saudi Arabia

Jabal Sayid copper mine, Saudi Arabia

We advised the Saudi British Bank and National Commercial Bank on a SAR750m murabaha facility bridge financing for Ma’aden Barrick Copper Company in relation to the Jabal Sayid copper mine in Saudi Arabia, guaranteed by Ma’aden and Barrick Gold Corporation for the development of this key strategic asset.
Jubail Refinery Petrochemicals Project, Saudi Arabia

Jubail Refinery Petrochemicals Project, Saudi Arabia

The Jubail Refinery USD8.5bn project financing was particurarly notable for the complexity raised by having many different facilities in a single financing, including USD and SAR facilities provided under two Islamic structures (an istisna-ijara and a wakala-ijara) and a sukuk issue.
Ma’aden Wa’ad al Shamal, Saudi Arabia

Ma’aden Wa’ad al Shamal, Saudi Arabia

We advised KEXIM, K-Sure, PIF, the Islamic financiers and conventional banks and all finance party agents on the USD7.775bn Wa’ad al Shamal phosphate mine and associated petrochemical and fertiliser complex in Saudi Arabia owned by a joint venture of Ma’aden, Sabic, and Mosaic.
 
Quarayyah IPP, Saudi Arabia

Quarayyah IPP, Saudi Arabia

We advised the lenders (including EDC and US EX-IM) to a consortium of bidders led by AES on the Al Qurayyah IPP in Saudi Arabia, the third in the SEC IPP programme.
Sadara project sukuk, Saudi Arabia

Sadara project sukuk, Saudi Arabia

We advised Albilad Investment Company, Alinma Investment Company, Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia and Riyad Capital as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners on the SAR7.5bn sukuk issue by Sadara Basic Services Company, which was offered on a public basis in Saudi Arabia.
 
SAMAPCO Petrochemical Project, Saudi Arabia

SAMAPCO Petrochemical Project, Saudi Arabia

We advised Sahara and Ma’aden Petrochemicals Company, a joint venture company formed by Sahara Petrochemical Company and Saudi Arabian Mining Company Ltd (Ma’aden), in connection with the SAMAPCO Petrochemical Project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, involving SIDF, PIF and Islamic bank funding.
Saudi Arabia Elastomers Project, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Elastomers Project, Saudi Arabia

We advised the lenders on a USD3.2bn conventional and Islamic financing in relation to the expansion of the Kemya (Sabic and ExxonMobil joint venture) petrochemical plant located in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company (Samref), Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company (Samref), Saudi Arabia

We advised on the USD1.4bn Shari’a-compliant financing of modifications to its crude oil refining facilities in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Polyolefins Company, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Polyolefins Company, Saudi Arabia

We advised on the USD175m murahaba facility USD400m ijara facilities.
Shuqaiq Water and Electricity Company, Saudi Arabia

Shuqaiq Water and Electricity Company, Saudi Arabia

We advised on the USD1.8bn financing of the Shuqaiq power generation and water desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The transaction included a USD142m Islamic tranche.
Sipchem Hanwha Polymers Project, Saudi Arabia

Sipchem Hanwha Polymers Project, Saudi Arabia

We advised the financiers on the project financing of an ethylene vinyl acetate and low density polyethylene plant in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. The project was sponsored by Saudi International Petrochemical Company and Hanwha Chemical Corporation. The transaction included an istisn’a facility from commercial banks as well as financing from Saudi Industrial Development Fund of Saudi Arabia and Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Zayed University PPP Project, UAE

Zayed University PPP Project, UAE

We advised on the USD1bn PPP project entailing the development of the Zayed University on a 28-year concession, located in New Capital District, near Abu Dhabi International Airport. The financing involved an AED520m senior Islamic tranche provided by Al Hilal Bank.