Advisory/Asset Management and Islamic Financial Services
Infrastructure and Privatization Advisory
There is a significant need for core infrastructure development in IDB Group member countries especially in the area of transportation, energy, telecommunications and industrial development.
The Infrastructure and Privatization Advisory Program is positioned to advise on the development and financing of small and medium scale infrastructure projects (private sector or public private partnership projects) such as Independent Power Projects, Utilities, Telecommunication and Industry.
In addition, the IDB Group capitalizes on the capacity to advice governments on both privatization strategy and specific privatization transactions in order to attract private sector investment into key sectors.
Sukuk & Capital Markets Advisory
The Sukuk and Capital Markets Program seeks to help member countries develop Islamic Capital Markets and Islamic Yield Curves, by advising member governments on issuing short-term and long-term Sukuk which will provide the banking sector with the needed liquid instruments to invest surplus capital. This will add to the flow of Sukuk issuance in member countries, which will help develop their debt capital markets and diversify the funding options that are available to these countries. The program also works with the private sector to structure and distribute tradable Islamic instruments.
Industry and Business Environment Support Advisory
Through this program, the IDB Group seeks to support its member countries in the development of conducive enabling environment for business, improve firms’ competitiveness, enhance value chains, and promote industrialization in productive sectors.
Types of Services
Project Management and Monitoring
Resource Mobilization and Financial Management
Islamic Financial Institutions Advisory
The Islamic Financial Institutions Development Program works on advising financial institutions on creating Islamic independent subsidiary/windows, converting conventional financial institutions into Islamic entities, and creating new Islamic banks/vehicles focused on the local markets especially small and medium enterprises.
Types of Services
Conversion/Establishment: Convert conventional financial institutions into Islamic ones or create an Islamic independent subsidiary/window (including banks, insurance companies, leasing companies, and mortgage companies.)
Fund Raising/Advisory: Assist Islamic financial institutions in raising capital, restructure and merge with other institutions, and support the existing Islamic institutions to enhance their operational processes, boost their financial resources and diversify their products.
Regulation: Advise governments to develop and implement new regulation and supervision system for Islamic financial institutions and assist these governments in enhancing & developing their existing Islamic financial system.
Capacity Building: Includes identifying knowledge gaps, theoretical training & developments program, practical training in our financial institutions subsidiaries around the globe, and knowledge transfer & tools.
Income Funds and Capital Markets
Targeted at the promotion of Islamic finance and supporting the development and growth of private sector in various member countries through the deployment of capital into debt and capital markets.
The IDB Group has launched fund vehicles that generate immediate returns to investors, paid on quarterly and semiannual basis. The types of fund includes trust fund, investment and money market.
Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
Targeted at the development of the SME sector in specific member country/countries through the deployment of mezzanine capital into well-run small and mid-size companies.
These are country-specific or region specific mezzanine vehicles.
Targeted at making value-accretive contribution to the development of a specific and critical economic sector in the member countries through the deployment of equity and quasi-equity capital into select growth enterprises.
These are sector-specific equity and quasi-equity funds.