NBB Attending Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Conference as Bronze Sponsor

The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) is taking part as a Bronze Sponsor at the annual Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Conference. The event is set to take place on 7th and 8th June 2022, at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, and will gather key decision makers in the region to share their plans, strategies and outlook for the upcoming year.

The conference will feature over 70 expert speakers and over 1,000 of the region’s most senior borrowers, investors, bankers, policy makers and market practitioners. NBB team members set to take part in the event include; Yogesh Kale, CEO of NBB UAE, Ahmed Abdulghani, Head of Debt Capital Markets & Syndications, Ali Abdulkarim, Group Head of Coverage, Mohammed Fouad Kamal, Team Leader –Corporate Coverage, Kumail Alnoami, Head of Capital Market Sales and Distribution, and Durgamadhav Biswal, Structured Finance Manager.

Vaibhav Kapoor, Director of Debt Capital Market & Syndications at NBB, will take part in a panel alongside senior executives from SMBC, Mashreq Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank and HSBC, titled, “LIBOR transition: What are the remaining challenges for the GCC banking sector? How could this affect pricing?”

Commenting on the bank’s upcoming participation in the event, Hisham Al Kurdi, Group Chief Executive - Corporate & Institutional Investment Banking at NBB, said: “We are pleased to be joining a line-up of esteemed financial institutions at the largest corporate and investment banking event in the Middle East. Through our participation, we will gain and share valuable insights on the latest capital opportunities, developments, and trends across the region, as well as establish tight bonds between senior executives who have contributed to the industry landscape. We hope to sponsor more such events in the future and continue to build on our reputation as regional players in the field.”

As the most coveted corporate and investment banking event in the region, the conference is a networking hub enabling senior attendees and notable decision makers to network with potential and existing clients. The event will discuss several relevant industry topics including navigating in a post-COVID setting and assessing the outlook of a fixed income landscape.