Abu Dhabi utility firm seeks $3.1bn loan
London, January 10, 2008
Gulf Arab utility Taqa has appointed five bookrunners to arrange a $3.1 billion, one-year syndicated loan, a banking source said on Thursday.
The bookrunners are Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup and Royal Bank of Scotland.
State-owned Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) will use the deal as a corporate liquidity line.
Taqa operates six power generation and water desalination plants in the UAE.-Reuters