The report provides investors with an in-depth overview of the various asset classes in Islamic wealth management along with a synopsis of the market scenario during the past 18 months. The report also explores the concept of estate and succession planning, which Sarasin believes is insufficiently addressed in the Islamic finance industry and is a key element of Sarasin’s Islamic wealth management offering. Finally, the report provides an insight into the bank’s economic outlook for 2010.
The key issues and challenges addressed in the report are:
With this report, Sarasin underlines its long-term commitment to Islamic finance and aims to track the trends and developments in the field of Islamic wealth management from the perspective of responsibility and wealth preservation.
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In November 2009, the Sarasin Group announced the launch of a comprehensive new Islamic wealth management offering that comprises the full spectrum of Sharia-compliant private banking products and services: estate and succession planning, financing and asset management with money market and structured products such as Wakala, Murabaha and Maraya. With this launch, Sarasin provides an even broader customised offering to its clients globally and further strengthens its position in the Middle East
“In our efforts to foster and develop the industry, Bank Sarasin is publishing its first Islamic wealth report which not only includes market overview but as well a topic which addresses the needs of investors wishing to invest in Sharia-compliant solutions. Islamic wealth management is not only about sustainability and ethical investment - it is as well about ensuring wealth preservation over generations.”