Bahrain Bourse Lists BD100 Million Government Islamic Lease (Ijarah) Securities (Sukuk) – Issue No. 25

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Bahrain Bourse Lists BD100 Million Government Islamic Lease (Ijarah) Securities (Sukuk) – Issue No. 25

Bahrain Bourse announced today the listing of the Government Islamic Lease (Ijarah) Securities (Sukuk) – Issue No. 25 that has been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain through registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse. The sukuk will be traded under the symbol GILS25.SUK as of today, Monday 15th January 2018.

The BD100 million sukuk issued at a par value of BD1 each on the 8th of January 2018 for a period of 3 years ending on the 8th of January 2021. The annual fixed return on these securities is 4.8%, and will be paid every six months on 8th July and 8th January every year throughout the period of this issue.

As of today, investors will be able to sell and buy the sukuk by placing their orders through the brokers who will feed them into the trading system. The system will automatically match the orders in accordance to the price priority then time priority, with a minimum of BD 400 per transaction in the main market.

Following the listing of this issue, the number of conventional bonds and sukuk issues listed on BHB reached 14 issues with an approximate total value of US$ 6.416 billion.

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