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 NameHumansoft
Deal SizeUSD 250 million
DealPrivate Placement of a 20% Stake
NBK Capital RoleExclusive financial Advisor to Al Othman Enterprises
DateMarch 2017
Company NameMezzan Holding Company KSCC
Deal SizeKD 65,823,000
DealPrivate Placement of 30% of Mezzan and listing on the Kuwait Stock Exchange
NBK Capital RoleExclusive Financial Advisor, Sole Lead Manager and Listing Advisor
DateJune 2015
Company NameIkarus Petroleum Industries
Deal SizeKD 44 million
DealPrivate Placement & Listing on KSE
NBK Capital RoleFinancial Advisor and Lead Manager
DateApril 2008
Company NameVisa International
Deal SizeUSD 18 billion
DealIPO
NBK Capital RoleUnderwriter and Co-Manager
DateMarch 2008
Company NameJazeera Airways
Deal SizeKD 100 million
DealListing on the Kuwait Stock Exchange
NBK Capital RoleFinancial Advisor and Lead Manager to Jazeera Airways
DateJanuary 2008
Company NameKout Food Group
Deal SizeKD 14.4 million
DealPrivate Placement & listing on the Kuwait Stock Exchange
NBK Capital RoleFinancial Advisor and Lead Manager to Kout Food Group
DateMay 2006
Company NameAl Qurain Petrochemicals Industries Company
Deal SizeKD 98 million
DealPublic Placement
NBK Capital RoleFinancial Advisor and Lead Manager to Al Qurain Petrochemicals
DateDecember 2004