Capinnova signs up for major Islamic summit
Manama, September 20, 2011
Capinnova Investment Bank, the Shari’a compliant investment banking arm of BBK, has signed up as gold strategic partner for the upcoming 'World Islamic Funds and Financial Markets Conference (WIFFMC 2011) in Bahrain.
The world’s most influential and pre-eminent gathering of leaders in the global Islamic funds and investments industry, WIFFMC 2011 will be held from September 26 to 27 in Manama.
Held in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain, the 7th annual WIFFMC will see key regulators, industry players and thought leaders engage in critical discussions that will focus on 'achieving international scale and creating a vibrant Islamic financial market and re-invigorating the Islamic investments industry.'
Announcing its participation, Jamal Hijres, CEO of Capinnova Investment Bank said, “We are confident about the Islamic finance industry’s future and Bahrain will continue to be one of the leading financial centers in the region due to the efficient regulatory policies adopted by the sector.'
'A platform such as this enables the top experts in the industry to come together and propel the industry forward,' he noted.
According to Hijres, Bahrain remains a popular destination for foreign investors on account of its established regulatory practices, transparency and adherence to international standards.
'There are several opportunities to be tapped within the country to secure good returns and long-term sustainability and forums such as this will ensure that we capitalize on these opportunities,' he added.
The annual conference is set to gather more than 400 global leaders in the international Sharia compliant investments industry to engage in critical discussions that will seek to re-ignite growth in the Islamic funds and investments markets.-TradeArabia News Service