06.10.2011 - Islamic corporate finance ready to meet needs of corporate borrowers
With market preferences increasingly shifting towards Shari'ah-compliant banking and finance, more and more businesses are looking to include Islamic finance as a key component of their funding mix. Though Islamic retail banking, Takaful and Sukuk have traditionally been the main industry growth drivers, analysts are becoming more convinced that Islamic corporate finance, which includes syndicated lending, trade finance, and project finance, could be poised to be a powerful new growth driver for the global Islamic finance industry - and meet the pent up demand of corporate borrowers for expanding the role of Islamic finance in their funding mix. (Press Release)