BNY Mellon appointed delegate and principal paying agent on Bank Asya sukuk

A sukuk deal issued by Asya Sukuk Company Limited is the first Turkish bank sukuk internationally placed where the obligor is a company which is entirely Turkish owned. The sukuk certificates issued are unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by Bank Asya. The inaugural issuance is for $250,000,000 and will have an initial yield of 7.5% per annum. The sukuk will be issued in fixed rate resettable Tier 2 certificates which are due in 2023. BNY Mellon has been appointed delegate, principal paying agent, registrar, transfer agent and Irish listing agent on the deal. It will perform fiduciary duties and make profit and principal payments to investors on behalf of Asya Sukuk Company Limited. It will also handle administrative duties related to the issuance of the certificates.