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10 Sukuk

Atif Hanif, Julian Johansen

From: Islamic Finance: Law and Practice

Edited By: Craig R.Nethercott, David M. Eisenberg

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 August 2020

Subject(s):
Bonds — Derivatives — Options — Islamic financial services — Syndicated loans — Alternative investment fund — Securitization vehicles
10.01 Sukuk are the most public and high profile face of Islamic corporate finance. The sukuk market is seen as a key driver behind the growth of the Islamic finance industry and the state of the sukuk market is invariably seen as a barometer for the health of the wider Islamic finance market. The international sukuk market has grown rapidly since the first international US$150 million sukuk issued by Kumpulan Guthrie Bhd in 2001. The sector saw significant growth from 2005 to 2007, with sukuk issuances hitting a record of US$46.65 billion in 2007.2 However, the...
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