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Covered Sukuk to offer investors greater security

Posted on 22 February 2013

A new type of sukuk, introduced by a British unit of a Kuwaiti firm, could make inroads in the market by offering greater security to investors through a structure similar to conventional covered bonds. Providing recourse to a pool of assets if the originator becomes insolvent, covered bonds found a new lease of life in Europe and the United States during the global financial crisis as investors sought liquid and safe investments.
The structure could now play a role in Islamic finance, if tax and pricing issues can be resolved to the satisfaction of investors. It was used for the first time by London-based Gatehouse Bank, a subsidiary of Kuwaiti firm Securities House, through a private placement in December………………………………….Full Article: Source

 
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