Winner of Islamic Economy Knowledge Infrastructure Award Global Islamic Economy Summit

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Shariah Minds in Islamic Finance

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Amanie Advisors is a leading Shariah advisory firm specializing in Islamic finance solutions covering a wide range of services including Shariah advisory and consultancy, training and research & development for institutional and corporate clientele focusing on Islamic financial services. 

Guided by its international Shariah Supervisory Board, Amanie provides end-to-end Shariah solutions to the client through its global offices.

Our best-fit solutions are measured against high-level fiduciary standards. Islamic capital markets, retail/wholesale banking, project finance and asset management are the key areas of Amanie’s strength, and as an advisory firm we continually break new ground in advising clients on strategic transactions, and in pioneering the global expansion of Islamic finance.

Amanie Advisors won the Islamic Economy Award in the category of Islamic Economy Knowledge Infrastructure at the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) 2015.

Founder and Chairman of Amanie Advisors, Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar received the award from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,  Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai at the prestigious event in Dubai. The annual Award recognizes innovative world-class business initiatives and ideas that have contributed to the social and economic welfare of the Muslim population. Islamic Economy Knowledge Infrastructure is one of eight categories under this award.

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THE WORLD OF SHARIAH MINDS

Our global presence is perfectly positioned to offer international perspective and global best practices to clients around the world.

The Amanie team of consultants have extensive experience from diverse and specialized disciplines ranging from Shariah, investment banking, legal, economics, accounting, risk, corporate finance, and strategic planning. Together we have successfully implemented the following projects

Public / Private Equity Funds

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A Cayman-domiciled Islamic fund offering short-term financing through Murabahah contracts, where the fund buys and sells merchandise on behalf of the company and shares a portion of the profits. The fund caters to small Asian manufacturers.

    • Several Luxembourg-domiciled funds that invest in Shariah-compliant equity and equity-related securities including common stocks of companies located anywhere in the world, including Emerging Markets. The funds also invest in American, European and Global Depository Receipts.
  • Structured Product

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    The development of a Shariah equivalent of a gold futures product by Amanie for a member of the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange is the first in the world.

    • A Jersey based trust certificate issuance programme that offers a platform for each issuer to issue a wide range of trust certificates offering various types of returns.
  • Sukuk

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    The first ringgit-denominated sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) sukuk to raise funds for its trust schools programme.

    • The largest sukuk programme issued by a European corporate to date.
    • The first corporate Sukuk issued in Oman.
  • Conversion / Establishment

    Established the Islamic banking window of a multi-national bank and commodity dealer/broker based in Singapore.

    • Converted a large US conventional asset management company into an Islamic asset management company.
  • Projects

    Pioneered the first Shariah Standard on gold, a landmark initiative which sees the first extensive collaboration between a Shariah standard setting body and a market development authority.

    • Assisted in the development of a centralised establishment of Islamic finance in a middle-east country.
  • Shariah Advisory and Shariah Board Services

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    Shariah Audit

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    AMANIE SHARIAH SUPERVISORY BOARD

    Anchoring Amanie Advisors’ work is the Amanie Shariah Supervisory Board (“SSB”) comprising of four globally renowned Shariah scholars. The Amanie SSB lends credibility and guidance to the team

    DR. MOHAMED ALI ELGARI
    CHAIRMAN

    DR. MOHD DAUD BAKAR
    EXECUTIVE MEMBER

    DR. MUHAMMAD AMIN ALI QATTAN
    MEMBER

    DR. OSAMA AL DEREAI
    MEMBER

    PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

    COLLECTIVE EXPERTISE

    The Amanie Advisors’ team of experts have extensive experience from diverse and specialized disciplines ranging from Shariah, investment banking, legal, economics, accounting, risk, corporate finance, and strategic planning.

    Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar on “Mainstreaming of Islamic Finance”

    Maya Marissa Malek on “Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)”

    Ainul Azura Zakiyudin on “Islamic Microfinance”

    Amran Ibrahim on “Ijarah”
    Idris Mojaddidi on “Murabahah”

    Wan Hafizi Wan Halim on “Halal Banks”

    GLOBAL OFFICE

    DUBAI

    Maya Marissa Malek
    Executive Director,
    Global Shariah Advisory
    Chief Executive Officer,
    Amanie Advisors Global Office

    Aiman Aizuddin
    Associate Director
    Global Shariah Advisory
    Amanie Advisors Global Office

    Sharafie Mohd Daud
    Senior Associate
    Global Shariah Advisory
    Amanie Advisors Global Office

    Idris Mojaddidi
    Senior Associate
    Global Shariah Advisory
    Amanie Advisors Global Office

    Abdulaziz Goni
    Senior Associate
    Global Shariah Advisory
    Amanie Advisors Global Office

    Azerizan Johari
    Associate
    Global Shariah Advisory
    Amanie Advisors Global Office

    HEAD OFFICE

    KUALA LUMPUR

    Suhaida Mahpot
    Chief Executive Officer
    Head Office
    South East Asia

    Ainul Azura Zakiyudin
    Chief Operating Officer
    Head Office
    South East Asia

    Amran Ibrahim
    Senior Consultant
    Head Office
    South East Asia

    Erna Waty Salihuddin
    Senior Consultant
    Head Office
    South East Asia

    Ahmad Anas Fadzil
    Senior Consultant
    Head Office
    South East Asia

    Muhammad Hafizuddin Abd Hamid
    Assistant Consultant
    Head Office
    South East Asia

    EUROPE OFFICE

    Benjamin Clarehugh
    Director Global Shariah Advisory Europe Office

    KAZAKHSTAN OFFICE

    Edige Alpysbay
    Managing Director
    Kazakhstan Office

    Olzhas Togayev
    Executive Director
    Kazakhstan Office

    DIVERSE BUSINESS NETWORK

    Amanie is perfectly positioned between the supply and demand side of the Islamic finance industry. This placement allows Amanie to not only transact on globally available opportunities but to also bring more players to the discussion and further the needs of all stakeholders in the Islamic finance space.

    SUPPLY

    SUKUK ISSUERS
    PRIVATE EQUITY
    FUND MANAGERS
    INVESTMENT BANKERS
    ISLAMIC BANKS
    PRODUCT OWNERS

    DEMAND

    QUASI GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT BODIES
    TAKAFUL OPERATORS
    HIGH NETWORTH INDIVIDUALS
    PENSION FUNDS
    CONVENTIONAL BANKS
    SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

    SHARIAH SOLUTIONS

    Amanie provides end-to-end Shariah solutions for both financial and non-financial clientele. Our best-fit and cutting-edge solutions developed and delivered direct to Amanie’s clients are measured against high-level industry-wide fiduciary and governance standards. Amanie’s core services cover the whole spectrum of Islamic finance and involve consultancy work in various areas including the following key areas:

    TRAINING PARTNERSHIP

    Amanie is the Education Partner of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (“AAOIFI”) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (“CIMA”).

    Amanie offers bespoke and tailor-made training programmes for AAOIFI and CIMA courses such as the Chartered Islamic Professional Accountant (“CIPA”) and Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor (“CSAA”) course under AAOIFI and Diploma in Islamic Finance and Advance Diploma in Islamic Finance under CIMA.  Amanie was also the co-developer of the diploma module programmes offered by CIMA.

    Contact us to get a discounted rate any of the courses above using our special promotional code.
    Besides the above, Amanie also provide bespoke training services to any institutions and will cater the training module and programme to suit the client’s requirements and preference. 

    CONTACT US

    AMANIE ADVISORS LTD
    GLOBAL OFFICE, DUBAI
    Unit 1304, Tower II
    Al Fattan Currency House
    Dubai International Financial Centre
    PO Box 506837, Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
    Tel: +9714 388 8576

    AMANIE ADVISORS SDN BHD
    HEAD OFFICE, KUALA LUMPUR
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    189, Jalan Tun Razak
    50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia
    Tel : +603 2161 0260

    AMANIE ADVISORS CIS LLC
    KAZAKHSTAN OFFICE
    Office 1701, 29/1
    Konayev Str.
    Z05H9D8 Astana
    Republic of Kazakhstan
    Tel: +7 778 001 0021
    edige@amanieadvisors.com

    AMANIE ADVISORS
    EUROPE REPRESENTATIVE
    5 Hunter’s Court
    Hunter’s Way
    Leeds LS15 0LB
    United Kingdom
    Tel: +44 749 645 6915
    benjamin@amanieadvisors.com

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