Nasdaq Dubai welcomes listing of two green Sukuk totalling USD two billion by Government of Indonesia

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Dubai - MENA Herald:

Nasdaq Dubai welcomed the listing today of two Sukuk by the government of Indonesia, one valued at 1.25 billion US dollars and the other at 750 million US dollars.   

The listings underline the close relations between the UAE and Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country, as well as Dubai’s growth as the global capital of the Islamic Economy.

Capital raised by the Sukuk is intended for projects including sustainable development initiatives.  

The Indonesian government is the largest Sukuk issuer on Nasdaq Dubai by both value and number of listings, with securities now totalling 16.5 billion US dollars from 12 issuances.  

The total value of all Sukuk listed on Dubai’s exchanges has now reached 63.14 billion US dollars, the largest amount of any listing centre in the world.  

The Arrangers and Dealers for Indonesia’s latest two Sukuk were Deutsche Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, HSBC, Mandiri Securities and Maybank. The Legal Advisers to the Issuer for the transaction were Clifford Chance and AZP Legal Consultants. The Legal Advisers to the Arrangers and Dealers were White & Case and Assegaf Hamzah & Partners.

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