SEDCO Capital, a leading Saudi asset management firm, has once again received one of the highest accolades at the Global Investor/ISF Awards 2015 as “Shariah Fund Manager of the Year”, in addition to the stellar recognition as “Best Shariah Fund Manager” at the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2015.
Commenting on the win, Hasan Al-Jabri, Chief Executive Officer of SEDCO Capital, said: “This industry recognition exemplifies our solid and unique proposition to provide clients with innovative Shariah compliant, prudent and ethical products. We recognise that the Islamic Finance industry is gaining acceptance beyond Islamic markets and is seen as a real point of convergence between the East and the West.”
“I would like to extend my thanks and congratulate each member of the SEDCO Capital team on these tremendous achievements, their utmost dedication have paved the way for us to become pioneers of the regional asset management industry,” he added.
SEDCO Capital is a global asset management firm with an investment reach, instruments and reputation spanning global markets. With a history stretching back to 1976, SEDCO Capital’s asset management experts have pioneered a Shariah compliant, prudent and ethical approach that delivers world-class investment solutions to its client base.
The firm’s clients benefit from several world-class investment funds and instruments, including its Luxembourg funds platform. SEDCO Capital is the first Saudi asset manager and the first fully shariah compliant asset manager to be a signatory of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (UNPRI).
The Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) is a prestigious Islamic finance awards programme, respected by leading political personalities and countries involved in Islamic banking and finance. The Global Islamic Finance Award (GIFA) align with their premise Excellence in Islamic Finance is to honour the best practices in Islamic banking and finance and celebrate the success of institutions and individuals with an ultimate objective of promoting social responsibility, Shariah authenticity and commitment to Islamic banking and finance.
The Global Investor/ISF Magazine is published by Euromoney Institutional Investor and connects the worlds of asset management, asset servicing and securities finance. It focuses on custody and fund administration, and is highly regarded by the global asset management community.
It follow a competitive judging criteria. The profitability, growth and client services performance of Asset Management servicing companies is assessed and analyzed by a distinguished editorial panel drawn from Global Investor/ISF Magazine in partnership with experts from around the region.