23.01.2013 - Gatehouse Bank launches its first sterling Sukuk
Gatehouse Bank has issued its first real estate-backed Sukuk, paying a distribution of three per cent per annum over a five year term. Investors will earn a return by virtue of having pro-rata ownership of the Sukuk assets, which comprise shares in a company which owns a 62,000 sq ft property in Basingstoke, in the south east of England. The property is leased to IT services giant Fujitsu Services Limited for an unexpired term of 68 years. “The strong tenant profile offers further guarantee of the security of investment, and is likely to appeal to investors looking for security of income,” said the bank in a statement...............................................Full Article: Source
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