Managing Director, Head of Origination, Syndications, Debt Capital Markets – Loans & Bonds
With almost 30 years of banking experience, of which 24 years in syndicated loans at MUFG, Raouf is responsible for the bank’s loan origination business across Europe, Middle East & Africa, covering corporate, sovereign and FI borrowers. Raouf has also contributed to 3 books published by the LMA writing about the Syndicated Loan market in the MENA region.
MUFG is a global bank present in over 40 countries. It ranks amongst the top 10 banks globally in terms of assets, capital and deposits. The Bank’s strong profile in the syndicated loan market reflects its commitment to grow its business and is consistently ranked in the top 10, and in certain jurisdictions top 5, in the Bookrunner league tables. MUFG is a leading arranger of debt in the Middle East and over the past 2 years has arranged over 10 high profile financings including ADNOC, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KNPC, OOC & SEC. MUFG has also been awarded the GlobalCapital award for “Best Arranger of Loans in the Middle East” on several occasions over the past 20 years, most recently for 2015.
Raouf has a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of Warwick and an MSc in Finance from Imperial College. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.
Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2019
Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020 - Virtual Conference