Islamic Private Equity and Venture Capital: Principles and Practice provides a clear and practical introduction to one of the fastest growing area in Islamci finance. One key lesson from the book is that Islamic PE and VC. While Islamic PE and VC investments would have a reduced number of deal opportunities because of the need to comply with Shariah principles, the drivers, levers and enablers of investment performance are ultimately the same for both conventional and Islamic PE and VC.
A “how to” book targeted at both Islamic finance students and business and investment professionals, the book has two objectives:
(i) Introduce the fundamentals of Shariah compliant PE and VC investment principles; and
(ii) Provide practical advice on how to strategize, structure and manage Islamic PE and VC transactions in ways that investment execuitves would also benefit from reading this book to understand not only how Islamic PE and VC differs from its conventional counterpart but how it can complement conventional PE and VC practice.
Designed as an industry-oriented guide, this book is replete with insights from Islamic PE and VC investment executives and legal practitioners in the form of a “Readings” section – thus making this book as one of the key references on Islamic PE and VC in the market today. The Book also contains a toolkit comprising checklists, sample agreements and other reference materials. This text is an essential foundation material for both students and Islamic finance practitioners wanting to understand the basic principles and practices in Islamic PE and VC.