Investment Banking

Our primary objective is to add value to your business. Our industry-specific expertise and in-depth regional market knowledge allow us to help you to achieve your business objectives.

We are committed to your success. We pride ourselves on our long-term, established relationships with entrepreneurs, businesses and sovereign wealth funds across the Middle East and beyond.

We value our reputation in the market as an independent and trusted financial adviser capable of delivering thoughtful, tailored and objective-oriented solutions.

Our seasoned and experienced investment banking professionals are dedicated to providing discreet and independent advice free of conflicts of interest. Our team has worked together for more than 8 years and possesses a cumulative experience of more than 60 years in investment banking advisory services.

Advisory Service

Advisory Service

The combination of industry experience and deep regional understanding means we can provide you with expert corporate finance advice
across different sectors, including, but not limited to, food & beverage, retail, oil & gas, healthcare and education.

Our team can advise you across a range of opportunities, including the following:

1

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Our approach to M&A is strategic, discrete and solution oriented. Our relationship-based approach means that we always focus on our client’s strategic business objectives in any transaction we are involved in.

We are committed to providing senior level attention and independent advice to assist leading companies, entrepreneurs and family businesses maximise value and limit the risks associated with executing their acquisition or divesture plans. We have extensive experience managing complex processes and negotiating favourable deal terms for clients involved in landmark M&A situations. Our ability to access an expansive network of strategic and financial investors has proven to be one of our key strengths when advising clients looking to divest their interest in a particular business.

2

Equity Capital Markets (ECM)

Our clients benefit from our extensive ECM experience and strong relationships with individual and institutional investors across the Middle East. Whether you are looking to raise capital through Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Rights Offerings or Private Placements, our dedicated team will advise you on the most effective route and help you execute the transaction successfully.

3

Debt Capital Markets (DCM)

We are well-positioned to advise, arrange, and distribute a broad spectrum of DCM instruments, covering disintermediation (e.g. bonds, commercial papers) and securitisations.

Transactional Finance

We distinguish ourselves also by being able to bring our balance sheet to the table and provide financial support to the transactions of our clients. Whether the requirement is for acquisition finance or underwriting of a capital raising activity, EIBank's Credit Committee would be in a position to independently evaluate and if satisfied, approve EIBank’s exposure to transactions our Investment Banking team is engaged on.

Transactional Finance

Track Record

Our team of professionals have worked on a large number of investment banking transactions. We are proud to have advised on more than $4 billion worth of transactions since the establishment of Investment Banking at the Bank in 2008, including the following transactions:

  • Healthcare Sector

    Sale of a Large Chain of Hospitals and Dental Clinics

    Financial Advisor
    Sell-Side
    KSA 2018

  • Basket House
    Sweet Factory

    Sale to a strategic buyer and a Family Office

    Financial Advisor
    Sell-Side
    KSA 2017

  • Middlesex
    University Dubai

    Sale to a Private Equity in the GCC Region

    Financial Advisor
    Sell-Side
    UAE 2017

  • Emirates College
    of Technology

    Sale to a Saudi investor


    Financial Advisor
    Sell-Side
    UAE 2016

  • Dimensions
    Healthcare

    Sale to IMS AG


    Financial Advisor
    Sell-Side
    UAE 2016

  • Taghleef
    Industries

    Debt Restructuring


    Financial Advisor
    UAE 2016

  • Kalium &
    Aesthetica Clinic

    Sale to Avivo Group


    Financial Advisor
    Sell-Side
    UAE 2016

  • National Food
    Products Company

    Consideration of Strategic Options


    Financial Advisor
    UAE 2016

  • Saudi
    Conglomerate

    Acquisition of a Restaurant Business by a Saudi Conglomerate

    Financial Advisor
    Buy-Side
    UAE 2015

  • Saudi
    Conglomerate

    Acquisition of a food distributor by a Saudi Conglomerate

    Financial Advisor
    Buy-Side
    UAE 2014

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