Tagged: the United Arab Emirates

Tamweel repays $300m sukuk

Tamweel repays $300m sukuk

Tamweel today announced that it had repaid in full a $300 million five-year Sukuk, which was issued in early 2008 and matured in January 2013. The proceeds were used for general Islamic financing and corporate purposes. The timely repayment of the Suku…

UCITS tapped for Islamic funds distribution

UCITS tapped for Islamic funds distribution

Potential for marketing Islamic funds cross-border in the Asia-Pacific and Asean is starting to be seen through the UCITS (undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities) platform. Despite the fact that it has already been used in Eu…

Egypt Rekindles Interest in Islamic Finance

Egypt Rekindles Interest in Islamic Finance

Egypt has renewed interest in the growing sector of Islamic banking and finance in an effort to rebuild the economy of the country using internal methods of financing.
Part of the country’s pursuit will be to launch a sovereign Sukuk, or bond, program …