Islamic Development Bank sets final guidance for 5-yr dollar sukuk - leads

Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank has set final price guidance for a dollar-denominated sukuk issue of five years duration, which it plans to sell later on Thursday. Guidance has been set at 50 basis points over midswaps. Islamic Development Bank on Wednesday opened books and set initial price thoughts in the range of mid-to-high 50s bps. The benchmark-sized offering has received orders worth $1.4 billion from investors so far, of which $190 million came from the joint lead arrangers. The sukuk offering is being arranged by Boubyan Bank, CIMB, Emirates NBD Capital, Gulf International Bank, JP Morgan, Natixis and Standard Chartered.