Amanjit Fagura brings international experience and a global perspective to her work on finance and debt capital markets transactions. Fluent in Punjabi and with a law degree from the University of Cambridge, Amanjit assists regional and international clients on matters such as Sukuk and bond issuances and conventional and Islamic financings, refinancings, and restructurings.
Representing the FWU Group, a financial services firm based in Germany, in connection with a US$100 million Sukuk Al-Wakala program (Salam III Islamic bond issue) and on the drawdown of three tranches. The Sukuk issuance is backed by unit-linked insurance policies written by Atlanticlux Lebensversicherung S.A., Luxembourg – a ‘BBB’-rated multinational insurance provider; named 2013 Europe Deal of the Year by Islamic Finance News.
Represented Al Madina Investment in connection with a US$130 million issuance of a privately placed Sukuk Al-Ijarah to fund a sale-leaseback transaction with respect to a prime real estate asset in Oman. The Sukuk issuance was the first of its kind in Oman and is being undertaken on the back of the new Sukuk legislation that is currently being developed in Oman.
Represented a Munich-based private equity firm in connection with financings for two of its Middle East-based healthcare portfolio companies.
Assisted in the representation of a German-based financial services firm with the issuance through a Luxembourg incorporated issuer of its US$45 million Sukuk Al-Murabaha by way of private placement.
Assisted in the representation of a Middle East bank in connection with the restructuring of existing Ijara facility agreement and related documents originally entered into between a Middle Eastern real estate company and the bank.
Assisted in the representation of cross border teams in relation to bid processes and subsequent acquisition financings on several deals for one of the firm’s largest client, an international private equity fund. Including representation of our client in connection with purchase and financing (and related joint venture arrangements) of €2.6 billion (face amount) of sub-performing and nonperforming commercial real estate loans and CMBS backed by sub-performing and nonperforming commercial real estate loans; the portfolios are secured by approximately 450 properties in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and Spain.
Assisted in the representation of a client, who conducts exploratory and development operations in proven hydrocarbon areas in connection with US$150 million New York governed loan agreement secured by oil and gas assets located in the UK North Sea and North America.
Assisted in the representation of a leading Nigerian oil and gas exploration, development and production company in connection with a US$50 million convertible loan financing secured by a charge over shares.
Assisted in the representation of the lenders in connection with over US$240 million refinancing of a rig which is located in Liberia.
Assisted in the representation of a UK shipping company in connection with the US$30 million bridge term loan facility to finance two vessels.
Assisted in the representation of a sponsor bidding consortium in connection with their bid to develop and finance for the 1, 700 MW Rabigh 2 IPP in Saudi Arabia.