18.03.2013 - Saudi's Bahri mulls sukuk to fund acquisition
National Shipping Co of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) is considering a debut Islamic bond issue to help refinance debt taken on for its $1.3bn acquisition of Saudi Aramco's marine unit last year, three sources said on Sunday. The purchase of Vela's fleet, which cost 4.88 billion riyals ($1.3 billion), made Bahri the world's fourth-largest owner of very large crude carriers, or VLCCs, with part of the agreement making Bahri the sole provider of VLCC crude oil shipping services to Aramco...............................................Full Article: Source
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