Faith in finance-An Introduction To Sukuk Structures

30 January 2017

Sukuk (commonly referred to as Islamic bonds), are growing in popularity amongst issuers and investors, with JPMorgan recently including eight deals in their EMBI index for the first time. Ahead of Saudi Arabia’s upcoming sukuk, Debtwire has prepared a brief history of the market, providing an overview of the key principles and differences that make distinguish sukuk from conventional bonds. It also provides the rationale as to why issuers choose to sell sukuk to reach Shariah-compliant investors in the Islamic world.

 

The enclosed report explores the basic and most widely used sukuk structures in the market as well as the broader challenges facing sukuk from both an issuer and investor perspective.