Kuwait - Mubasher: Warba Bank has announced taking part in a $300 million (KWD 91.4 million) mutual-financing deal with Aviation Lease and Finance Company (Alafco).
Warba Bank’s share of the financing deal amounts to $80 million (KWD 24.4 million), a statement to Boursa Kuwait showed Wednesday.
The bank said it has participated with other banks and acted a lead arranger and subscription manager for the three-year deal.
Leasing firm Alafco signed a $300 million three-year murabaha-based collective financing agreement to cover a portion of the required funds for purchasing a new aircraft fleet contracted in 2011, as per an earlier statement on Tuesday.
Warba Bank’s stock closed Wednesday stable at 263 fils after 369,320 shares were traded at KWD 97,130.