Qatar: another Sukuk program

After bein inactive on the suku market for 2 years, Qatar Islamic bank (QIB) is about to launch a new sukuk program. The bank's board has approved a sum of $1.5 billion for this purpose. According to a spokesman of the bank, the issuance will be managed by HSBC Holdings PLC, Standard Chartered PLC, QInvest LLC and Deutsche Bank AG. The issuance will take place in two tranches of of $750 million. The first one will probably be issued in a month's time.

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