Investment Banking

  • "An exceptional suite of products, services, research and financing solutions, backed by AAIB`s on-ground expertise, capital strength and regional presence "

  • AAIB is a leading corporate and investment banking franchise and valued partner to the corporate community regionally. AAIB Investment Banking and Structured Finance division (IBSF) delivers comprehensive strategic advice, debt raising and on-ground expertise that match client groups’ scale and needs.

  • With our regional operations, we enable clients to optimize their business operations, assess valuations, make strategic investments, divest assets and secure funding through both established and idea-driven financial solutions.

  • We provide our clients with a full range of investment banking services including debt capital markets, corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, escrow, restructuring and recapitalization services.

  • Our experienced professionals and deep sector knowledge cover clients across several industry verticals including real estate, healthcare, oil and gas, power and utilities, F&B, infrastructure, renewable energy, industrials, Fintech and telecommunications; in addition to, several growth industries.

  • Relying on our solid underwriting and placement capabilities, and with fully integrated non-banking finance arms, our bankers provide advice and services to our clients on some of their top strategic decisions and transactions, including the key following areas:

Debt Capital Markets
  • Our Debt Capital Markets team provides comprehensive, independent financing solutions to our clients. The team has decades of experience structuring and executing public and private market instruments and originating and underwriting syndicated facilities.

  • We combine debt origination and structuring expertise with exceptional distribution capabilities to a large base of banks and financial institutions. Our established relationship with market stakeholders including regulators ensures our flawless and timely closure of transactions.

  • The team advises clients on all aspects of debt and structured transactions with broad applications including syndications, acquisition finance, corporate and securitization bonds, sukuk issuance and convertibles.

  • Our agency team works closely with peer banks and other debt-market participants to originate and deliver a unique pre-market and after-market experience to transaction management and maintenance.

Corporate Finance Advisory & Restructuring Services
  • IBSF’s advisory services span a full-fledged team that is specialized in advising on all strategic initiatives including advising corporates and financial sponsors on debt and capital structure, fund placement, business models and feasibility studies and capital optimization.

  • With an impeccable track record of tailoring established strategies for challenging market conditions, we help design financing solutions customized for each client’s situation.

  • We have engineered many landmark transactions with favorable outcomes for our clients. Our bankers combine an extensive knowledge of restructuring strategies with debt and equity origination alternatives, capital markets expertise, industry insights and negotiation experience in challenging situations.

Structured Finance
  • IBSF’s structured finance team provides multi-disciplinary solutions for funding multi-nature assets with complex and unique features covering project financing, discounting facilities, offload of pooled assets amongst other structured products. We work with clients to monetize assets and cash flows through recourse and non-recourse financing structures heavily seen in real estate, infrastructure and PPP financing requirements. We tailor the best position matching our clients’ credit profile to achieve the lowest yield on their debt offerings.

Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Our investment banking teams will advise you on a broad range of M&A transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, corporate restructurings, recapitalizations, and leverage buyouts. As a financial institution, we rely on our capability to structure, underwrite, market and price transactions through our in-house underwriting and bookkeeping services.

Other AAIB Investment Banking Services:
  • Escrow Agency Services

  • Placement Agent and Bookrunner

  • Independent Financial Advisor

  • Custody and Bookkeeping Services