Bloomberg's Global Syndicated Loans League Tables for the third quarter of 2017 ranked Banque Misr as the top Egyptian bank in the field of Mandated Lead Arranger, while the bank was also ranked in second place in Egypt among Bookrunners in the rankings across the African continent.
As for the Middle East and North Africa region, Banque Misr came at the top of Egyptian banks and was ranked fifth overall among Bookrunners, with a market share of approximately 5%. It was also ranked in sixth place among Bookrunners in the MENA region, in continuation of the bank's leading position in those rankings since the beginning of 2015.
In the period from 01/07/2016 until 30/06/2017, Banque Misr was able to arrange loans, finance and participate in a number of financing operations worth a total of EGP 32.9 billion, within a number of sectors, including electricity, public services and contracting. The value underwritten by Banque Misr in the loans amounted to approximately EGP 14.3 billion. This comes as a result of Banque Misr's tangible achievements in arranging large-scale financing operations in a number of projects across all major fields and sectors, as well as effectively participating in various national projects.
In continuation of the bank's intensive marketing strategies to attract new customers and financing operations, as well as the bank's commitment to meet its strategic and developmental goals with the aim of supporting the national economy, Banque Misr seeks to constantly undertake numerous major targeted financing operations, including those being studied or in progress in various fields, such as communications, construction materials and real estate investment. The value of the financing amounts to approximately EGP 81.3 billion, which Banque Misr's underwriting value amounts to approximately EGP 28.9 billion. This is in affirmation of the bank's role as one of the pioneering institutions in the Egyptian banking sector.