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  • MCG has developed an extensive and focused expertise in Islamic Finance from management, leadership, origination, structuring, execution and placement
  • The MCG team comprises senior Islamic bankers with over 30 years experience and over US$10bn in transaction volume
  • The team has established the Islamic Finance businesses of Morgan Stanley, Dubai Bank, National Bank of Dubai (now known as Emirates National Bank of Dubai) and Ernst & Young Bahrain
  • Overseas the conversion of a Conventional Bank into a shari’a compliant institution.
  • The team has considerable structuring skills and has led landmark transactions in capital markets, bank syndications and structured finance
  • Team members have provided thought leadership to the evolution of the sukuk markets by developing new institutional ideas, products and by authoring chapters in books and publications such as Euromoney and Globe Publishing

MCG’s areas of expertise in Islamic Finance:

  • Advisory for Islamic products and funds
  • Creation of Islamic institutions and conversion of conventional institutions into Islamic entities
  • Execution of innovative products and bespoke client solutions
  • Placement of Islamic products through its extensive relationship network in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, US and Europe
  • Robust relationships with renowned Shari’a scholars which enables Shari’a pronouncements to be obtained expeditiously

Our Approach

MCG has a holistic approach to Islamic Finance from advice, execution, capital and closing.