Sukuk: The time is right

Now could be the easiest it has ever been to access the Islamic capital market for capital raising purposes – and for corporates unfamiliar with the sector, the path to market is both simple and straightforward. This week, we offer our readers

Islamic healthcare financing: A diverse range of deals

Islamic financing can apply across any sector, but some industries are peculiarly suited to Shariah compliant structures. Healthcare is an ideal example: with large physical assets, long-term tenors, operational leases, real estate opportunities — and of course, the added bonus of ethical

Indonesia’s enormous infrastructure explosion: Does Islamic finance hold the key?

Indonesia’s vast infrastructure requirements are no secret. According to the government, the country needs over US$413 billion between 2015-19 to meet its needs — almost half its total 2015 GDP and around five times its 2016 tax revenues of US$89 billion. Estimates