19.10.2011 - Linklaters advises on landmark project Sukuk
Linklaters has advised (as international legal counsel) Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia, Samba Capital & Investment Management Company and Saudi Fransi Capital as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners on the issuance of SR3.749bn (approximately $1bn) sukuk certificates by Arabian Aramco Total Services Company (AATSC). The transaction represents the first ever Sharia compliant "greenfield" project bond (sukuk). The sukuk certificates are listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul). (Press Release)