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Albar & Partners

Islamic Finance

Band 1Asia-Pacific RegionGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Acts for an impressive clientele incorporating both investment and commercial banks and other high-calibre financial institutions. Continues to garner respect in the region for its Islamic finance practice covering refinancing, acquisitions and operational funding. It regularly handles both sukuk issuances and murabaha financings for businesses in the energy and infrastructure, trusts, real estate and retail sectors. Also able to advise on transactions adopting the Shari'a principle of wakala.

Work highlights

Assisted Maybank Investment Bank and RHB Investment Bank as joint lead arrangers for the Islamic medium-term notes programme, utilising the sukuk wakala principle.

Notable practitioners

Key points of contact for the practice are Lily Tan and Loong Chung Swee.

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