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GIB Capital named Best Debt House for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain by EMEA Finance

GIB Capital, the Riyadh-based investment banking and asset management arm of Gulf International Bank – Saudi Arabia, has been named Best Debt House, Saudi Arabia and Best Debt House, Bahrain at the EMEA Finance Middle East Banking Awards 2020. Now in its 13th year, the awards recognise excellence in commercial, investment and Islamic banking across the Middle East, as well as brokerage and asset management activities.


For the 12-month review period governing the awards, GIB Capital advised on over US$8.7 billion of capital market transactions for sovereigns and corporates across the GCC including US$8.1 billion in debt capital markets activity. 


Commenting on the awards, Osamah Mohammed Shaker, CEO of GIB Capital, said, “We’re extremely proud of these honours. They reflect the exceptional work of our dedicated teams as well as our comprehensive range of services. These awards recognise our ongoing leadership in the debt capital markets and our success, despite challenging market conditions, in advising on some of the region’s most notable sovereign, corporate and financial institution issuers over the past year. We will continue to build on our track record to strengthen our position as the investment bank and partner of choice for companies across the GCC.”  

GIB Capital provides a full range of investment banking services including advisory for IPOs and private placements, mergers, disposals and acquisitions, privatisations, debt capital market products and services, strategic debt advisory and asset management.

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