The first theoretical and practical guide to the application and operation of shari'ah-based structures and Islamic venture capital in the private equity industry. Case studies and examples of business financial appraisals are used to give an in-depth view of areas including the Islamic banking industry; its use as a source of funding in the biotechnology industry, pharmaceuticals, ICT, agriculture and fisheries; and its utility by investment companies as part of their asset management strategies. Key Features *Begins with an overview of the industry before focusing on key areas within it including profit sharing, valuation, risk mitigation, exit strategies, trust, monitoring methods and due diligence *Looks at private equity and venture capital in the MENA and ASEAN regions, the UK, Europe and the USA *Case studies are accompanied by questions appropriate for classroom discussion or assignments
Dr. Fara Madehah holds a PhD from Durham University, UK in the field of Islamic Banking and Finance. She studied her MBA specializing in Finance at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University, USA majoring in Finance. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Global Consultancy for Sustainable Development Ltd. She had published articles and book reviews in Review of Islamic Economics, Malaysian Management Review, The Journal of Muamalat and Islamic Finance Research.
List of Tables; List of Figures; Glossary of Terms; 1. Growth and Prospects of Islamic Banking and Finance in the MENA and ASEAN Region; 2. Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry in the MENA and ASEAN Regions; 3. Scope of Shari'ah Based and Compliant Private Equity Funding and Islamic Venture Capital; 4. Potential and Limitations of Shari'ah Compliant Private Equity Funding and Islamic Venture Capital; 5. Profit Sharing, Valuation and Risk Mitigation; 6. Exit Strategies and Financial Structure; 7. Trust, Monitoring Methods and Due Diligence.