Islamic Bonds Lure Global Investors

Schwartz, Stephen
December 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;12/4/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 46, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Sanad Sukuk Fund of Encore Management SA, which is committed to Gulf Co-operation Council-oriented "Islamic bonds." Sukuk were developed as Shari'ah-compliant products to provide borrowers with restructuring and development of capital along with stable income for Muslim investors. According to Rahail Ali, global head of Islamic finance at law firm Denton Wilde Sapte, a critical component of Sukuk market evolution is a deep primary market.


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