Middle East

“Interview: Saudi’s SEDCO Capital looking to create its own ethical fund” – Zawya – November 26, 2018

On November 26, 2018 Zawya published an interview with Ayman Al Bashir, SEDCO Capital, about the firms plans to create its own ethical fund. “The 42 year-old company, which is based in Jeddah and has offices in Riyadh, London and Luxembourg, is a Shariah-compliant investor in public and private equities, commodities, income funds, and real […]

“Islamic finance at a crossroads” – Zawya – April 4, 2018

An article published on April 4, 2018 on Zawya analyzes the future of Islamic finance:   “Muslim-majority countries face the challenge of devising strong yet flexible regulatory environments for Shariah-compliant financial instruments if Islamic finance is to compete with conventional systems and prosper.” According to the author, one potential way forward is an “alignment with responsible […]