Contracting Finance

Contracting Finance supports and finances local and international contractors executing projects across the MENA region.

Mashreq was the first bank to establish a specialised practice in 1991. Through our distinguished relationship banking approach and our long-standing heritage, we are today one of the largest Contracting Finance banks in the region.

Mashreq has shaped the ever-transforming region by playing a crucial part in some of the most high-profile and strategic projects that have remodelled our region’s skyline, from the construction of the Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, Expo 2020 districts and the Museum of the Future in Dubai to multiple airports, metro systems, and major energy projects. Other strategic projects backed by Mashreq in the region include Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait; BAPCO Modernization project in Bahrain; Duqm Refinery and Liwa Steam Cracker & Polyethylene plant in Oman. In Egypt, Mashreq supports projects across diverse segments. Key projects include upgradation of Borg El Arab Airport, Tahya Misr Container Terminal project, Abu Rawash waste-water treatment plant and Zohr Gas Field development project. Our coverage model is the strongest in the region, financing local and international client projects in multiple geographies, including the GCC and MENA. Mashreq provides unrivalled market insights, industry and cross-border expertise on key growth sectors covering Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Utilities, Infrastructure and Civil projects.

We have expertise in financing engineering and construction projects such as:

Infrastructure Projects (Roads, Bridges and Tunnels)

Airports, Ports, Railway and Metro

Oil and Gas – Upstream and Downstream including petrochemicals

Power, Desalination and Renewable Energy Projects

Residential and Commercial Complexes

Hospitals and Public Sector Facilities

Our clients benefit from:

Tailor-made products and services designed around their financing needs
A single point of contact through a dedicated expert Relationship Manager
The fastest turnaround time in our industry

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