29.11.2011 - UK firm to launch investment Sukuk
British-based Sharia-compliant investment firm Solum Asset Management will launch the first "investment sukuk" in the first quarter of next year, treating Islamic bonds as investment vehicles rather than debt instruments, its chief executive said. Unlike traditional sukuk, which are akin to conventional debt products, the 200 million ($310m) Student Accommodation Investment Sukuk will use equity to provide holders with an annual yield of four to six per cent, said Safdar Alam at the company's launch in Bahrain...............................................Full Article: Source
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