22nd February 2022
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Capital Markets Saudi Arabia 2022

Bringing equity market investors and advisors together with investors, bankers and companies to discuss market developments, opportunities and challenges in both the Equity & Fixed Income Capital Markets.

A unique live event which brings together the leaders in the Saudi Arabian capital markets community. Re-engage with your existing capital markets clients, build strong business relations with your prospects and hear the market leaders speak on how they are navigating the current climate/share their expectations for the future.

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Capital Markets Saudi Arabia 2022 Agenda

Capital markets Saudi Arabia past, present and future

  • Key milestones in the development of Saudi Arabia’s domestica and international capital markets
  • Setting benchmarks and boosting liquidity, but what next?
  • Visions for the future: What the road ahead looks like

Supporting GDP recovery: NDMC’s strategy to finance public debt in 2022 and beyond

  • How much capital is required to support GDP growth and infrastructure development?
  • Market development and initiatives: Local and international
  • Boosting liquidity and opening markets for new entrants: Saudi Arabia’s capital markets in the post-COVID world detailed

Delivering for the future: Unpacking the SWPC’s 2022 project pipeline and a closer look at how this will be financed

  • Upcoming project pipelines and privatisations: What is on the agenda for 2022 and 2023?
  • Public and private sector finance and investment: Where and how will projects be funded?
  • Matching local and international investments to utilities sectoAhmed Khowiaterr developments

Macroeconomic overview: How is Saudi Arabia’s economy faring in a post-COVID world?

  • What impact did the closing of borders have on Saudi GDP and the economy during the pandemic (particularly in tourism and domestic consumption)?
  • To what extent can a tight fiscal policy be sustained?
  • What is the outlook for non-oil sector recovery following the setbacks of COVID-19?
  • The future of O&G: How has the sector performed during and post-pandemic? What is the next step in the sector’s transition story?

Local capital for local corporates: How much can be raised in the SAR markets, at what terms and at what price?

  • Local capital for local businesses: Should companies be going to the USD market when there is already SAR liquidity looking for a home? What are the pros and cons?
  • What benchmarks and incentives are being implemented to help develop the local market in Saudi Arabia?
  • To what extent have government issuances helped set a benchmark for local issuances, and ultimately develop a local savings pool?
  • Understanding the role of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) in transforming and encouraging local market development.
  • Establishing a local institutional investor base and asset management community: How to kick-start a secondary market in Saudi Arabia
  • How can Sukuk as a form of capital raising be used to help achieve Vision 2030?

To list or not to list: What is driving Saudi Arabia’s IPO boom?

  • Guaranteed loans to bilaterals to sukuk to IPO: What does the journey for a company successfully listing look like?
  • Governance and financial due diligence: What do Shareholders, Board Members, and Management Teams need to know before embarking on an IPO?
  • Attracting QFIs to the local market: What impact is this having on liquidity and trading volumes? What is the benefit to the local investor community?

Saudi Arabia, ESG and capital markets: How companies and banks are transitioning towards sustainability

  • Giving credit to carbon transition, adding energy efficiencies, and implementing ESG principles: How are these “tools” being applied to projects across Saudi Arabia?
  • The international perspective: Will we see an increase in international developers entering the Saudi market as a result of this transition? If so, who are these players?
  • (Blue) hydrogen as the clean fuel of the future: What role will hydrogen vs. renewables play in elongating the O&G sector and supporting the O&G transition?

Debt vs. equity, public vs. private, local vs. international: Balancing structure, pricing and cost of funding with liquidity

  • Equity vs. debt markets: Analysing cost of funds to stakeholders and pros and cons of each market
  • Public vs. private markets: Which companies should be looking at public markets, and when?
  • Do the international debt markets make sense for local Saudi companies?
  • Global monetary policy and interest rates: For how long with rates stay at current levels? Opportunity or boon?
  • To what extend will the interaction between financial restructuring and access to capital markets be employed in a post-COVID market, and what are the obligor and financiers’ roles?

Underwriting and syndicating loans post-COVID: Which banks can support Saudi Arabia’s corporates funding needs?

  • New loans vs. refinancing: Which banks are looking to deploy new capital? Which markets and sectors are they focusing on?
  • SAR vs. USD syndications: Which market should Saudi corporates be targeting?
  • How does LIBOR transition impact loan pricing?
  • Demand vs. supply: How can international banks bridge the gap between borrower demands for better pricing and longer tenor versus a backdrop of fewer jumbo deals?

Business in Saudi Arabia post-COVID: How is fintech, digital transformation and (increasing numbers of) women in the workplace adding value to the economy and to the workplace?

  • Fintech and the banking sector: How are banks adapting their businesses to the tech and digital boom which took place during COVID?
  • (How) Has increased “working from home” and “online working” broadened the female workforce?
  • How much value has increasing participation of women in the workforce delivered to businesses across sectors?
  • What are the opportunities, possibilities and challenges of the post-COVID “new normal” and the digital transformation?

Tourism, real estate and MEGA projects: How much investment is needed and who will provide it?

  • How much investment does tourism in Saudi need? Who will be the sponsors and capital providers?
  • Supply, demand and financing: An update on the progress of Saudi Arabia’s mega-projects. What impact has COVID-19 had on the movement and future of these projects?
  • How important is the success of the first-round projects for future projects, and the overall development of Saudi Arabia’s cities?
  • How much is securitisation and the capital markets being used to finance housing and mortgage lending vs. traditional financing instruments?

Channelling domestic wealth into domestic projects: Understanding the key players, frameworks and incentives to build the Saudi project finance market from within

  • What does an investor and/or asset manager’s checklist look like when considering investment into Saudi Arabian project finance or project bonds?
  • Outlook for a secured bond market in Saudi: Why a domestic bond market which allows companies to churn their balance sheets is critical for the project finance market.
  • What role will privatisation and PPPs play in financing domestic projects? Who will be the capital providers for PPPs?


  • Access the most senior regional and international issuers, investors, bankers, rating agencies and lawyers at one time
  • Setup 1-1 meetings with participants from the Saudi Arabian capital markets community via our 1-2-1 networking platform
  • Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the 40+ regional and international credit market leaders speaking on our expert-led panels


  • Abu Dhabi Global Market
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)
  • Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm In Co-Operation with Clifford Chance
  • ACWA Power
  • Advanced Electronics Systems International
  • Advanced Energy Company
  • Advanced Petrochemical
  • Advanced Support Holding Company
  • Adwa Medical Services
  • AJIL
  • Al Bassami International Business Group
  • Al Blagha Group
  • Al Elm Information Security
  • Al Faisaliah Group
  • Al Muhaidib Group
  • Al Mutlaq Group
  • Al Rajhi Bank
  • Al Rajhi Holding
  • Al Yusr Leasing and Financing
  • AlAjial Holdings
  • Alajlan Sons Investment Company
  • Albilad Capital
  • Aldukheil Financial Group
  • Alfal Establishment
  • Ali Zaid Al Quraishi & Bros
  • Alinma Bank
  • Alinma Investment
  • Allen & Overy
  • Almarai Company
  • Almetrek Group
  • Almutlaq Group
  • Al-Qahtani Pipe Coating Industries
  • Altaaqa Alternative Solutions
  • Alujain Corporation
  • ANAN ISKAN Development Co
  • Arabian Centres
  • Arabian Processing Holding
  • Arabian Waterproofing Industries Co.
  • Arasco
  • ArcelorMittal
  • ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Al-Jubail Co.
  • Arqaam Capital
  • Arriyadh Development Authority
  • Ashmore
  • Ashurst
  • Awqaf Sulaiman Alrajhi Holding Company
  • AXA Insurance
  • Ayan Holding
  • Bahri
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bank Albilad
  • Bank of Jordan
  • Banque Saudi Fransi
  • BG International Miners Nigeria Ltd
  • Bidaya Home Finance
  • Binsammar Contracting Company
  • BLOMINVEST Saudi Arabia
  • BndrGene Medical Lab - Masheej Medical LLC
  • Boubyan Bank
  • Bupa Arabia
  • Citi
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Company
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • Credit Suisse
  • Dar Al Arkan
  • DAR Engineering
  • DDCap Group
  • Debt Management Office Ministry of Finance, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Dentons
  • Desert Technologies
  • Deshret Capital
  • Deutsche Bank
  • DLA Piper
  • Dussur
  • EFG Hermes
  • El Seif Engineering Contracting
  • Emirates Investment Bank
  • Emirates NBD
  • Emirates NBD Capital
  • FAS Energy
  • Fawaz AlHokair Group
  • FIM Partners
  • First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Franklin Templeton
  • GIB Capital
  • Gulf Catering Company
  • Gulf International Bank
  • Gulf Trading Holding Company
  • Haliwell Financial
  • Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF)
  • Intertrust
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Intigral
  • Itqan Capital
  • JP Morgan
  • Jubail Energy Services Company
  • Julius Baer and Company
  • Kafa’at Business Solutions
  • King & Spalding
  • KM International
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Leader Investment Group
  • Linklaters
  • Liquidity Finance LLP
  • M7 Capital
  • Ma'aden
  • Maan Aljasser & Co
  • Mawarid Holding Company
  • Mayaasim Al-Khaleej
  • Miahona Group
  • Ministry of Economy & Planning, Saudi Arabia
  • Ministry of Environment Water & Agriculture
  • Mizuho International
  • Mobily
  • Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Rajhi
  • Moody’s Investors Service
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
  • MUFG
  • Munch International Holding
  • NAI Saudi Arabia
  • Najm for Insurance Services
  • Nasser Saidi & Associates
  • National Bank of Bahrain
  • National Center for Privatization & PPP
  • Natixis
  • NCB Capital
  • Optimum Business Consulting
  • Ornua
  • Petrochem Saudi Arabia
  • Public Investment Fund (PIF)
  • Quantum Investment Bank
  • Rassmal Investments
  • Rawabi Holding
  • Riyad Bank
  • Riyadh Chamber of Commerce
  • S&P Global
  • Sabic
  • Sadara Chemical Company
  • Salehiya Trading Company CJS
  • Samba Financial Group
  • Sasakura Middle East Co. (SMEC)
  • SATORP Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical Corporation
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI)
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company - Luberef
  • Saudi British Bank
  • Saudi Electricity Company
  • Saudi Entertainment Venture SEVEN
  • Saudi Football Federation
  • Saudi Fund For Development
  • Saudi Industrial Development Fund
  • Saudi Industrial Investment Group
  • Saudi Investment Bank
  • Saudi Real Estate Refinance
  • Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)
  • Saudi Telecom Company
  • Saudimed Investment Company
  • Sedco
  • Siemens
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • SMBC Nikko Capital Markets
  • SME Guarantee Financing Programmes
  • Societe Generale
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
  • Swicorp
  • Takaful
  • Tanmiah Foods Company
  • TAQA
  • Tareem Enterprises for Investment
  • Tasnee
  • Tawuniya
  • The Law Office of Mohammed Altammami in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
  • United Electronics Company
  • Universal Motors
  • Vision Invest
  • Walkers
  • Warba Bank
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Yanbu Cement Company

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