DUBAI, June 1 (Reuters) - Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone has
picked seven banks to arrange a series of investor meetings,
with a possible Islamic bond, or sukuk, transaction to follow,
lead managers said on Friday.
The firm, fully-owned by the Dubai government, mandated Abu
Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Citigroup, Dubai
Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and
Standard Chartered to arrange the roadshows, a document from the
The investor meeting will begin on June 5 and take in Asia,
the Middle East and Europe and a benchmark-sized sukuk will be
issued subject to market conditions.
Benchmark-sized is understood to mean at least $500 million.
(Reporting by David French; Writing by Andrew Hammond)