Turkey 'to drive Islamic finance growth'
Istanbul, May 27, 2014
QInvest, the leading investment bank in Qatar, sees Turkey as being a key driver is Islamic finance growth worldwide and will be exploring the opportunity at the upcoming Turkish-Arab Economic Forum in Istanbul.
QInvest’s Turkey country head, Can Guclu, will be a panellist at the two-day event which opens tomorrow (May 28).
Speaking on the forum, Guclu said: "QInvest is proud to have a strong track record in being involved with Islamic finance in Turkey. We expect to play a major role in the increased sharia’a-compliant finance activities in Turkey by corporates and the government including growth in sukuk issuance, asset management and real estate financing and advisory."
"This growth will be driven by the rapid increase in demand for Islamic finance solutions we are witnessing in the country," he added.
The forum, to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Bosphorus, Istanbul, will see prime ministers, Turkish and Arab ministers, prominent business people and investment and finance leaders discuss the macroeconomic developments and major investment opportunities in the two regions.
QInvest has an office in Istanbul and offers cross-border services to clients from its presence in Qatar, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.-TradeArabia News Service