FINANCING ADVISORY

Combines unmatched local market knowledge and an extensive global reach

NBK Capital is the first and only investment company in Kuwait with a dedicated financing advisory unit, offering clients a wide range of funding options to achieve optimum financing solutions. The financing advisory team strives to assist NBK Capital’s clients throughout the entire debt raising process and, ultimately, arrange the required funding.

Advised on the world’s largest ECA-backed corporate financing transaction

The financing advisory team tailors customized financing solutions to meet clients’ needs, guides clients throughout the entire financing process, negotiates on behalf of its clients, and sources funds at competitive rates through its relationships with Export Credit Agencies, regional, and global lenders.

Leading financial advisor to the Kuwaiti oil sector

As an independent financial advisor, NBK Capital strives to provide its clients with transparent advisory services targeted to optimize clients’ long-term objectives. Given the independent nature of NBK Capital’s Investment Banking division, the financial advisory services and customized solutions reflect the clients’ best interest.

Successfully raised multi-currency and multi-tranche debt facilities for key NOCs

Since 2015, NBK Capital structured, managed, and successfully closed financing advisory transactions worth more than USD 17.0 billion. The team leverages its unmatched local market knowledge and international best practice in delivering a solid track record of successful award winning transactions.

Mandates that extend between North America and the Far East

The financing advisory services cater to a wide range of industries with transactions covering the oil and gas, telecommunications, and power sectors.

Total transaction value since inception exceeds USD 23.0 billion to date

Our Financing Advisory Group provides the following services:

  • Capital Structuring (conventional and/or Sharia compliant)
  • Rating Advisory Services
  • Capital Restructurings
  • Senior Bank Debt Solutions (on and off balance sheet solutions)
  • Export Credit Agency Solutions
  • Vital Link and Main Mediator

The Financing Advisory Group has advised on some of the largest recent deals in the region including:

  • KNPC’s USD 4.2 billion (KD 1.2 billion) local market loan syndication to part finance the Clean Fuels Project
  • KNPC’s USD 6.3 billion (KD 1.9 billion) Export Credit Agency backed corporate financing for the completion of the Clean Fuels Project
  • KIPIC’s USD 1.3 billion (KD 390 million) LNGI financing syndicated dual tranche amortizing term loan and Murabaha facility

Some of the key deals undertaken by NBK Capital’s Financing Advisory team are provided below:

Company NameKuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company
Deal SizeKD 390 million (USD 1.3 billion)
DealTerm Loan and Murabaha Facility
NBK Capital RoleExclusive Financial Advisor
DateJune 2018
Company NameKuwait National Petroleum Company
Deal SizeUSD 6.3 billion (KD 1.9 billion)
DealECA-backed Credit Facilities
NBK Capital RoleExclusive Financial Advisor
DateMay 2017
Company NameKuwait National Petroleum Company
Deal SizeKD 1.2 billion (USD 4.2 billion)
DealCredit Facility
NBK Capital RoleFinancial Advisor
DateApril 2016
Company NameEQUATE Petrochemical Company
Deal SizeUSD 6.0 billion (KD 1.8 billion)
DealAcquisition Bridge Credit Facility
NBK Capital RoleFinancial Advisor
DateDecember 2015