19.12.2012 - Banque Saudi Fransi closes $507mln Sukuk
Banque Saudi Fransi, which is part-owned by Credit Agricole, will close a 1.9 billion riyals ($506.6 million) Lower Tier 2 Islamic bond issue on Tuesday, a source familiar with the matter said. The subordinated sukuk will boost Banque Saudi Fransiís supplementary capital reserves, or Tier 2 capital. Bonds and sukuk issued to raise Tier 2 capital are usually classed as subordinated debt, meaning they would be below secured creditors in the event of any restructuring...............................................Full Article: Source
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