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Date: 12th October 2016 Venue: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, New York

Sponsors & Partners

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PWC

Website: www.pwc.com

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com.

PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com structure for further details.

LEAD PARTNERS

Emirates NBD Group

Website: www.emiratesnbd.com/en/

Emirates NBD Group

Emirates NBD is a leading banking group in the region. As at the 31st December 2016, total assets were AED448 billion (equivalent to approximately US$121.94 billion). The group has a leading retail banking franchise in the UAE with more than 219 branches and over 1,012 ATMs and CDMs in the UAE and overseas. It is a major player in the UAE corporate and retail banking arena and has strong Islamic banking, global markets and treasury, investment banking, private banking, asset management and brokerage operations.

The group has operations in the UAE, Egypt, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the UK and representative offices in India, China and Indonesia.

The group is an active participant and supporter of the UAE’s main development initiatives and of the various educational, environmental, cultural, charity and community welfare establishments.

Emirates NBD Capital

Emirates NBD Capital (EmCap) is the investment banking subsidiary of the Emirates NBD Group, licensed to operate in the Dubai International Financial Center. EmCap comprises an experienced team of professionals combining an international perspective with in-depth regional knowledge spanning debt capital markets (DCM), syndicated/club loans, financial advisory, equity capital markets and project finance. The DCM franchise of Emirates NBD is a leading bond and Sukuk house globally and has helped issuers raise approximately US$60 billion in capital market issuances since 2013. The product suite includes Sukuk (rated and unrated), conventional bonds, subordinated structures and private placement transactions.

Taylor-DeJongh

Website: www.taylor-dejongh.com

Taylor-DeJongh (TDJ) is an independent investment banking firm providing strategic, project finance and corporate advisory services for oil & gas, conventional and renewable power, petrochemical, industrial, infrastructure and natural resource clients globally. For over 30 years, the firm has successfully advised on the development and structuring of over US$ 250 billion worth of debt and equity investments in more than 110 countries. TDJ is globally respected for its expertise in project finance advisory and is consistently ranked among the top global financial institutions for energy finance advisory. The firm’s principals bring extensive experience in corporate finance and capital raising to clients’ energy and infrastructure businesses worldwide.

EXCLUSIVE LAW FIRM PARTNER

King & Spalding

Website: www.kslaw.com

King & Spalding is an international law firm with more than 30 years’ experience advising clients globally on Islamic finance. Consistently ranked among the best in the world, the firm’s global Islamic finance and investment practice includes over 30 lawyers and professionals in offices across the US, Europe and the Middle East.

In the US, the firm is widely acknowledged as the firm of choice for Shariah compliant investment and financing transactions. In Europe, the firm is recognized as a leader in structuring and advising on Shariah compliant real estate financing and investments, as well as advising various international investment banks in their capacities as arrangers in debt capital market transactions, particularly Sukuk issuances. In the Middle East, the firm leads in the formation of investment funds across a range of asset sectors, and the innovative fund structures it has developed to deal with local ownership and financing restrictions are now precedents followed by the industry. The firm maintains a leading role in handling debt capital markets work, in particular Sukuk issuances for issuers and lead arrangers across the Middle East and Turkey.

 

ACCREDITATION PARTNER

Finance Accreditation Agency

Website: www.faa.org.my/

The Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) is responsible for raising the standards and quality of professional learning and development in the financial services industry. As an advocate for the highest quality in internationally benchmarked standards for learning programs, FAA aims to create highly skilled and internationally mobile professionals for the global financial services industry.

FAA is an independent quality assurance and accreditation body supported by Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) and Securities Commission Malaysia. The process of quality assurance practiced by FAA is underpinned by the FAA Technical Committee which comprises a world-class panel of experts and practitioners from the financial services industry and leading academics.

EXECUTIVE PARTNERS

Guidance Residential

Website: www.guidanceresidential.com

Guidance Residential was founded on a vision to honor the principles of Shariah while delivering the best available home financing products and services available in the modern marketplace. Working closely with leading financial institutions and world-renowned Shariah scholars, Guidance developed quality home purchase and refinance products that are certified by an independent Shariah supervisory board to ensure strict standards. The board’s impeccable moral standards, personal integrity and unparalleled credentials allow Guidance to confidently offer their unique Declining Balance Co-ownership Program – the hallmark of the Guidance Residential brand.

The Declining Balance Co-ownership Program applies a partnership model where consumers are co- owners of a property with Guidance Residential and over the course of the arrangement, purchase Guidance’s stake to become the sole owner. This non-Riba arrangement allows Muslim Americans the opportunity to purchase or refinance a home while honoring the principles of Shariah – and join their fellow Americans in the American Dream of home ownership.

Moody's Investors Service

Website: https://www.moodys.com

Moody’s Corporation:

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. Both organizations are supported by Moody's Shared Services.

 

Moody’s Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets, and the firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering approximately 120 sovereign nations, 11,000 corporate issuers, 21,000 public finance issuers, and 72,000 structured finance obligations.

 

LEAD MEDIA PARTNER

Islamic Finance news

Website: www.islamicfinancenews.com

Islamic Finance news is the industry's leading, capital markets focused, e-newsletter bringing you unrivalled editorial coverage every week on the global Islamic financial market.

This weekly newsletter provides insightful and intelligent editorial coverage from around the world helping you keep ahead. In addition to a comprehensive weekly review of all the stories from around the globe, interviews, forums, market statistics and data, key industry practitioners contribute via non-biased, educational and up-to-date country and sector reports, giving you a firsthand knowledge and understanding of the Islamic finance markets and instruments from an experts' point of view.

For a trial subscription, please contact +603 2162 7800 or email [email protected]

MEDIA PARTNER

ABANA

Website: https://www.abana.co/

ABANA is the preeminent US organization for finance professionals and institutions with interest in the Middle East and North Africa.

A nonprofit association, ABANA is best known for its robust calendar of events, meetings and discussions that provide its members with new professional connections, access to timely business intelligence and direct contact to other global business leaders. ABANA programs highlight many of today’s most compelling perspectives on financial markets, investment opportunities and risk. The organization provides our members from the MENA region with a focused platform from which to connect to the right audience when in the US and we have a range of programs aimed at fostering the next generation of industry leaders with interests in the Middle East and North Africa. 

ABANA’s global membership represents a diverse network of professionals who work in commercial and private banking, asset management and real estate, private equity and venture capital, consulting, legal and other fields related to the financial services industry.

 

 

 

 


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PWC

LEAD PARTNERS

Emirates NBD Group
Taylor-DeJongh

EXCLUSIVE LAW FIRM PARTNER

King & Spalding 

ACCREDITATION PARTNER

Finance Accreditation Agency

EXECUTIVE PARTNERS

Guidance Residential
Moody's Investors Service

LEAD MEDIA PARTNER

Islamic Finance news

MEDIA PARTNER

ABANA