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Publications

Book Review for Asset Based Financing by Dr. Muhammad Hanif

http://www.ilovetheuae.com/1970/01/01/book-review-for-asset-based-financing-by-dr-muhammad-hanif

 

Book Review for Asset Based Financing by Dr. Muhammad Hanif

 

By: Camille Paldi

 

 

Asset Based financing is another blockbuster Islamic Finance textbook by Dr. Muhammad Hanif in Islamabad, Pakistan.  Dr. Hanif is truly gifted in Islamic Finance and Banking and has published a series of excell...

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India and Islamic Finance Update

India and Islamic Finance Update   

By: *Camille Paldi

April 9, 2016

 

 

India is a continent full of entrepreneurs, accountants, lawyers, IT practitioners, bankers, finance professionals, and more and is projected to become one of the two largest economies alongside China in this century.  Although operating in a caste system with a wide diaspora of wealth and incomes, India is emerging as a...

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Review of FAAIF Islamic Finance for Lawyers One or Two Day Program

See what Stefano Padovani Partner at NTCM Studio Legale, Milan, Italy has to say about the FAAIF Islamic Finance for Lawyers Training Program, 1 September 2015 at Four Points by Sheraton Milan Center, Milan, Italy conducted by Camille Paldi.

 

http://www.islamicfinancenews.com/authors/stefano-padovani

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The Nakheel Sukuk



Nakheel is a member of Dubai World and one of the UAE’s largest property developers. Dubai World is one of the largest holding companies in the world and was established to hold interests of the government of Dubai in companies under common management control. In Dec-2006, Dubai Islamic Bank arranged the Pre- Qualified Public offer Equity Linked Sukuk issue for Nakheel.  The sukuk was approv...

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Tabreed Sukuk Case-Study

In the Tabreed sukuk, an istisna’a and ijarah structure was used to fund the construction of a cooling    plant.  The SPV (Tabreed 06 Financing) first issued the sukuk and raised US$200 million.  The issuer (on behalf of the investors) then entered into an istisnaá agreement with Tabreed, whereby Tabreed agreed to construct and deliver the cooling plant. In other words, the SPV is buying the coo...

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East Cameron Gas Sukuk Summary

Sukuk Name: East Cameron Gas Company Sukuk

Issue Size: USD $165,670,000

Closing Date: 15 June 2006

Shari’ah structure: Musharakah

Currency: USD

Maturity/Tenor: 13 years

Underlying Assets: Oil and gas

Rated by: Standard & Poor’s

Rating: CCC+ to CC and in March 2009 D

Payments: Quarterly

Return: 11.25%

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General Electric Sukuk Summary

Sukuk Name: GE Capital Sukuk

Issue Size: USD $500,000,000.00

Closing Date: Shari’ah structure: Ijarah

Currency: USD

Maturity/Tenor: 5 years due for maturity in November 2014

Underlying Assets: Aircraft leases

Rated by: Standard & Poor’s

Rating: AA+

Payments: Semi- annually (May and November, due in 2014)

Return: 3.875%

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Oman Islamic Finance Update

In the Oman Vision 2020 framework issued by the Omani government, Oman proclaimed that it is determined to reduce its’ dependency on oil revenues through the diversification of the Omani economy.  Al Maha Financial Services LLC predicts strong economic growth in Oman based on the following factors: (1) Spending on mega projects such as the Sohar Refinery and the Duqm Airport; (2) Favorable demogra...

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