Mashreq Al Islami Income Fund (Sukuk Fund) Crosses $100 Million Milestone

02-Mar-2020

Mashreq Capital (DIFC) Limited (‘Mashreq Capital’) is delighted to announce that the Mashreq Al Islami Income Fund (‘Fund’) has surpassed $100 million in assets under management, a key milestone for the Fund.

Commenting on the achievement, Issam El-Hourani, Head of Marketing & Business Development said “We are proud of achieving this symbolic milestone as it is a testament to the Fund performance and demonstrates client’s trust in Mashreq Capital as a leading asset manager in the region. The Fund was launched in 2009 which ranks it as one of the oldest Sukuk Funds in the region with an exceptional track record. Long term investors have enjoyed returns north of 80% since the inception of the Fund and we look forward to continue delivering superior performance in the new decade.”

Mashreq Capital is the fund manager and investment manager of Mashreq Al Islami Income Fund, which was established in 2009 as one of the first Shari’ah compliant global Sukuk funds in the Middle East. With over a decade of strong performance, the Fund has one of the longest track record of success in the region. During its 10-year life, investors have never experienced a negative calendar year and the Fund is consistently a top performer when compared to direct peers. The Fund has a daily NAV and an investment grade internal rating. It invests in USD denominated Shari’ah compliant fixed income securities, whilst a new AED share class was launched at the end of last year to give investors the opportunity to invest in AED. An annual distribution of 5% was paid out to investors from the income-paying share class in 2019 and a distribution target of 5% has been maintained for 2020.

The Fund is supervised by a Shari’ah Supervisory Board which consists of globally renowned and esteemed Shari’ah scholars, coupled with an in-house Islamic Structuring, Products and Governance division.

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