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Our Senior Management

Roderick Gordon

Professional Background

Rod has over 17 years of Investment Banking and Debt Capital Markets experience and has advised on, arranged, placed and financed over US$60 billion of internationally syndicated debt capital markets issuances and syndicated loans for major international companies and GCC borrowers. Rod joined the Debt Capital Markets team at GIB in 2010. Prior to joining GIB he worked in Bahrain at Arab Banking Corporation in Debt Capital Markets and Acquisition Finance and Unicorn Investment Bank in Islamic Debt Capital Markets and Syndications.

Prior to moving to Bahrain, Rod worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, London, for over 5 years as Vice President covering Capital Markets Origination, Acquisition Finance and Structured Finance. Rod also worked for KPMG, London, in the Corporate Finance Debt Advisory team where his role included giving independent advice on the structuring and raising financing including bank financing, capital markets, securitization, leveraged and acquisition finance and restructuring.

Areas of Expertise
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Sukuk structuring
  • Fixed Income Syndication & Distribution
  • Private placements
  • Debt Advisory
  • Loan Syndication
  • Leveraged & Acquisition Finance
  • Restructuring
  • Masters Degree (MSci) in Physics, specializing in Quantum and Solid State Physics, University of Durham, UK
Transactional Experience
Select Closed Transactions Type Year
Sultanate of Oman 7yr 144a/RegS Sukuk Sukuk 2017
Saudi Aramco 7yr Sukuk FRN/Sukuk 2017
Islamic Development Bank 5yr Sukuk Sukuk 2017
Gulf International Bank 5yr RegS Eurobond Bond 2017
ISDB 5yr Sukuk Sukuk 2016
Rawabi Vallianz Senior Secured Sukuk due 2021 Sukuk 2016
OREIDCO Senior Secured Sukuk due 2020 Sukuk 2015
Saudi Binladin 364-day Sukuk Sukuk 2015
ISDB 5yr Sukuk Sukuk 2015
Tadawul Real Estate Sukuk due 2026 Sukuk 2014
ISDB 5yr Sukuk Sukuk 2014
Kingdom of Bahrain 30yr 144a/RegS Eurobond Bond 2014
GIB 5yr Bond Bond 2014
NCB 10yr NC5 Basel III compliant Tier 2 Sukuk Sukuk 2014
Kingdom of Bahrain 10yr 144a/RegS Eurobond Bond 2013
Saudi Binladin 364-day Sukuk Sukuk 2013
GIB 5yr Reg S Eurobond due 2017 Bond 2012
Kingdom of Bahrain 10yr 144a/RegS Eurobond Bond 2012
AJIL Financial Services 3yr Sukuk Sukuk 2012
Almana 5yr Sukuk & AED600m redemption Sukuk 2011
APICORP 5yr NC3 Bond Bond 2010
GIB 5yr Bond Bond 2010
Barwa Real Estate Syndicated Loan Syndicated Loan 2008
Dar Al Arkan Sukuk Sukuk 2007
Persimmon AcqFin of Westbury Acq Finance 2006
Greene King AcqFin of Belhaven Group Acq Finance 2005
Veolia / Three Valleys Water Eurobond Bond 2005
Avis Europe Debt Restructuring Restructuring 2005
Vattenfall 20yr Eurobond Bond 2004
United Utilities private placements Bond 2004
Network Rail 5 year Eurobond due 2009 Bond 2004
France Telecom 3yr FRN & bond due 2012 Bond 2004
British American Tobacco FRN due 2006 Bond 2003
Wessex Water Eurobond Bond 2003
National Grid Transco Eurobond Bond 2003
Gazprom Eurobond 2013 Bond 2003
Anglo American Eurobond Bond 2003
Avis Europe Syndicated Loan Syndicated Loan 2003
E.ON Four Tranche Multi-Currency Eurobond Bond 2002

GIB Capital is a Single Shareholder Company (Commercial Registration No. 1010244294) with paid-up capital of SR 200,000,000.

GIB Capital obtained its license from the Capital Market Authority under license number 07078-37 on 08/07/1428H (corresponding to 22/07/2007G). GIB Capital obtained the approval to proceed with its business activities from the Capital Market Authority on 03/04/1429H (corresponding to 12/04/2008G).

GIB Capital provides corporate finance services in the Saudi capital markets, and is licensed to carry out the following activities by the Capital Market Authority (“CMA”):

  • Dealing as:
    • Principal
    • Agent
    • Underwriter
  • Managing
    • Investment fund management
    • Discretionary portfolio management
  • Arranging
  • Advising
  • Custody

GIB Capital is a subsidiary of Gulf International Bank B.S.C. with registered office at Low Rise Building 1, Granada Business & Residential Park, Eastern Ring Road, P.O. Box 89589, Riyadh 11692, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.