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10/10/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/10/2019 16:05

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey Awards Names Akin Gump-Advised Deal as Finalist in Two Categories

(Dubai, United Arab Emirates) - A deal on which Akin Gump advised has been shortlisted in two categories of GFC Media Group's Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey Awards, which recognize the most innovative and ground-breaking deals from sovereign, corporate and financial institution issuers and borrowers during the past year.

The deal in question saw Akin Gump advise Kuveyt Turk Katilim Bankasi A.S., one of the leading Turkish participation banks majority-owned by Kuwait Finance House, in the debut issuance of $200 million perpetual Tier 1 Capital Certificates, listed on the regulated market of the Irish Stock Exchange plc, trading as Euronext Dublin. (Click here to learn more.) The deal was named a finalist in both the Financial Institutions Bond Deal of the Year and Islamic Finance Deal of the Year categories.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 14.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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