2017: An exceptional year for corporate Sukuk

This year has seen the Islamic debt capital market grow from strength to strength, as the continued economic and geopolitical pressures push issuers towards alternative capital sources and mammoth sovereign issuances drive the development of brand new yield curves in a range

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