October 26, 2016 – Kuwait City, Kuwait – Meysan A.T Partners, the Kuwait based corporate law firm, advised Ahli United Bank on its international issuance of USD 200 Million Tier 1 Capital Sukuk which is the first Basel III compliant Sukuk issuance for the bank. The issuance will enhance the bank’s capital base in line with Basel III guidelines.
Meysan Partners worked closely with the bank and with the joint lead managers, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse and Kuwait and Middle East Financial Investment Company on the structuring of the issuance, the transaction documents and the management of the regulatory processes. Meysan Partners further represented the obligor, Ahli United Bank, before the Capital Markets Authority in Kuwait to secure the approvals on the issuance and the onshore offering and marketing of the Sukuk in Kuwait.
The Meysan Partners team was led by Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout and Tarek Yehya. Meysan A.T. Partners was awarded IFLR’s “Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year” in October 2016 for its role in the Boubyan Bank Tier 1 Sukuk Issuance.
Top notch law firm with excellent lawyers. They are a newcomer in Kuwait but have quickly proven to be the best.
Meysan Partners shines bright as it receives IFLR Middle East ‘Rising Star Law Firm of the Year 2015’ Award
Abdulaziz Al Yaqout, Senior Partner at Meysan Partners, discusses his new business and plans for the year
Go your own way: Lawyers at Covington & Burling and DLA Piper leave to launch boutiques
One impressed client said "Each of the lawyers I've worked with has been super-capable, experienced and of high calibre"
For press or media related enquiries, please contact:
Meysan Partners regularly produces e-updates on legal developments which might impact your organisation. For more information or to subscribe, please email email@example.com.
Enter your details and set your subscription references: