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Deals of the Year in EEMEA

Halyk Bank
Size: $500 million
Date: April 9 2008
Leads: JPMorgan, UBS
Launch spread: 692bp over Treasuries
Coupon: 9.25%
Tenor: 5.5 years
Safaricom IPO
Size: KSh50 billion ($850 million)
Date: June 9 2008
Leads: Morgan Stanley; Dyer & Blair
Issue price: KSh5.5 (institutional tranche); KSh5 (retail tranche)
Abdullah Al-Othaim Markets Company IPO
Size: SR270 million ($72.1 million)
Date: July 14 2008
Leads: Falcom; Gulf Investment Bank
Issue price: SR40
Binladin Group sukuk
Size: SR1 billion ($267 million)
Date: Late August 2008
Lead: HSBC Saudi Arabia
Coupon: 7%
Tenor: Four years

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