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GFH obtain $105 m facility from KFH

Dubai, August 27, 2014

Bahrain's Gulf Finance House (GFH) said on Wednesday that it had signed to obtain a $105 million, five-year Islamic credit facility from Kuwait Finance House (KFH), which would help GFH redeem two syndicated debt facilities and allow the release of some major GFH assets.

GFH, which suffered heavily in the wake of the global financial crisis and required multiple debt restructurings, said KFH would have an option to convert its outstanding debt into GFH shares. It did not elaborate on the terms of any equity conversion.

The Bahraini firm noted that it had paid down some $30 million of current outstanding debt facilities to date in 2014, representing payment of more than 15 per cent of its total liabilities. - Reuters

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