Khalij Islamic, set up in 2008 as a Shari’a consulting firm, has now established itself as an Islamic finance investment and advisory boutique with a presence in the United Kingdom & the United Arab Emirates. Khalij Islamic offers strategic consulting, and specialized expertise for developing, structuring, sourcing and placing bespoke Shari’a compliant financial products focusing on ‘true asset’ investment products as well as Islamic liquidity and risk management solutions.
Their vision is to be recognized as a leading Islamic investment boutique, providing next generation Shari’a compliant solutions while developing intellectual capital and research capabilities for the improvement of the Islamic financial industry.
Islamic Finance Partner ‘of choice’
Khalij Islamic is an established Islamic finance boutique, independent of any financial institution or Shari’a scholar. Its track record along with its strong management team and world renowned Shari’a scholars, makes it a stable ‘Islamic finance partner of choice’ for its clients.
Innovative Investment Products
Khalij Islamic focuses on bringing new asset classes and high quality Islamic investment products to Islamic investors. This not only gives Islamic investors increased opportunities to invest in high quality investment products but also helps them to diversify their portfolios from the traditional asset classes.
Access to Emerging Islamic Markets
Khalij Islamic has access to potential and new emerging Islamic markets that have a mandate to develop Islamic finance within their respective jurisdictions. Currently Khalij Islamic is in discussions (both with industry bodies and corporates) within various emerging Islamic markets including Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Sudan, Morocco, Turkey, Somalia and certain CIS countries.
Enhancing Services to the Islamic Finance Industry
Khalij Islamic has a broad network of contacts across the globe which it can utilise for both product sourcing and product placements thus enabling their to further service Islamic investors’ needs across all major asset classes in an independent and unbiased manner.
Islamic Finance Education
Spreading knowledge on Islamic finance is one of the core focuses of Khalij Islamic. The Khalij Islamic team members have conducted numerous Islamic finance education programs on various forums. These include Islamic finance presentations given at various educational institutions (e.g. the London School of Economics), professional forums and also the delivery of tailored workshops.
Khalij Islamic has strategic relationships with certain Islamic finance industry bodies and academic institutions. This not only puts Khalij Islamic at the heart of all the major developments within the Islamic finance industry but also provides unique access to the academic knowledge centres where many of the key industry debates take place and significant decisions are made.
As a world-class Islamic finance outfit, their raison d'être is to promote and facilitate economic activity inspired by Islamic principles. They are ideally positioned to leverage their core strengths and strong external relationships with a view to making a difference. By identifying market requirements for Shari’a compliant products, assisting in their development and delivery, and creating vital linkages between key Islamic markets they thus promote increased economic activity in a socially responsible manner as a means to sustainable economic development.