EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

Advised on the most high-profile listings in the GCC

The Equity Capital Markets group offers public and private placement, IPO, and listing advisory services, and has advised on the most high profile listings in the GCC.

Our ECM clients include leading Kuwaiti and regional blue chip companies. Clients include Saudi Telecom (STC), Viva, Mezzan Holding, Kout Food Group, Jazeera Airways, and Qurain Petrochemicals.

Equity Capital Markets Group has advised on some of the largest recent deals in the region including:

  • KD 66 million IPO of Mezzan, the only company to IPO in Kuwait in 2015
  • Listing of Viva, the only listing on the KSE in 2014
  • IPO of Zain Bahrain in 2014, the first IPO in Bahrain since 2010

NBK Capital’s Equity Capital Markets team undertakes the origination, structuring, pricing and marketing of public and private equity offerings. Some of the key deals undertaken by NBK Capital are provided below:

Company Name Humansoft
Deal Size USD 250 million
Deal Private Placement of a 20% Stake
NBK Capital Role Exclusive financial Advisor to Al Othman Enterprises
Date March 2017
Company Name Mezzan Holding Company KSCC
Deal Size KD 65,823,000
Deal Private Placement of 30% of Mezzan and listing on the Kuwait Stock Exchange
NBK Capital Role Exclusive Financial Advisor, Sole Lead Manager and Listing Advisor
Date June 2015
Company Name Ikarus Petroleum Industries
Deal Size KD 44 million
Deal Private Placement & Listing on KSE
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor and Lead Manager
Date April 2008
Company Name Visa International
Deal Size USD 18 billion
Deal IPO
NBK Capital Role Underwriter and Co-Manager
Date March 2008
Company Name Jazeera Airways
Deal Size KD 100 million
Deal Listing on the Kuwait Stock Exchange
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor and Lead Manager to Jazeera Airways
Date January 2008
Company Name Kout Food Group
Deal Size KD 14.4 million
Deal Private Placement & listing on the Kuwait Stock Exchange
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor and Lead Manager to Kout Food Group
Date May 2006
Company Name Al Qurain Petrochemicals Industries Company
Deal Size KD 98 million
Deal Public Placement
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor and Lead Manager to Al Qurain Petrochemicals
Date December 2004