StanChart wins big at EMEA Finance Awards
Dubai, March 8, 2012
Standard Chartered has won 11 awards in the EMEA Finance Achievement Awards 2011, the fifth straight year that the bank has been a recipient of multiple awards from EMEA Finance.
The bank will be feted during EMEA Finance’s fifth annual Achievement Awards Charity Dinner on June 21, 2012 in London.
In the Sovereigns & Supras DCM Awards, a number of transactions which were lead by the bank won awards, including Deal of the Year: Qatar’s $5 billion Eurobond, Best sovereign bond in EMEA, Best sovereign bond in the Middle East and Lebanon’s $1.4 billion issuance, among others.
In the corporate and FIG space a number of trades lead by Standard Chartered also won awards including Best Corporate Sukuk: Emaar Properties $500 million issuance and Best Financial Institutions Sukuk: First Gulf Bank’s $650 million issuance.
The bank also lead a number of syndicated loans which received awards including Best syndicated loan in EMEA: Qatar Petroleum’s funding, Best syndicated loan in the Middle East: ACWA Power’s funding for Qurayyah IPP and Best syndicated loan in Africa: Kosmos Energy’s $2 billion funding.
Henrik Raber, global head, Debt Capital Markets, Standard Chartered, said: “The distinction reaffirms Standard Chartered’s solid performance in 2011 and serves as a tribute to the exceptional team effort that our staff has consistently displayed over the years.”
“This is the fifth straight year that we have won multiple awards from EMEA Finance, which clearly demonstrates our leadership in the capital markets and validates our uncompromising commitment to satisfy the distinct needs of our customers,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service