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Capital Bank to buy Lebanon's Bank Audi

By John Lee. Jordan's Capital Bank has said that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire assets and liabilities of Lebanon's Bank Audi. It's Chairman told Reuters that the bank has already begun due diligence on buying Bank Audi's Iraqi units. Click here to see the stock market annoucement. Click here to read […]

$375m Financing Deal for Power Sector

By John Lee. Dimitris Tsitsiragos, the Vice President of the World Bank's private sector investment arm, told Reuters on Thursday that the bank had arranged $375 million in financing for an Iraqi power company. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide a debt and equity package of $250 million, with another $125 million from Lebanon's […]

Two Lebanese Banks Target Iraq

By John Lee. Lebanon's biggest bank, Bank Audi, plans to enter the Iraqi market late next year. Chief Executive Samir Hanna (pictured) told Reuters that its new Iraqi operation will be a subsidiary of its Turkish business, which it launched in October and which is trading "more than 50 percent ahead" of the bank's target. […]