Global Islamic Financial Services Firm is a leading global audit, advisory, tax, accounting, investment management and corporate finance firm with a strong Islamic finance practice. We offer innovative , market-leading services and products to corporates, financial institutions, export credit agencies, investment banks and governments on Shari’a compliant banking facilities, sukuk, structured financing products, private equity and project financing.
GIFS also offers regulated private equity investment funds in different sectors of the economy including manufacturing, property, healthcare, agriculture, bio-technology and general trading. GIFS provides a superb quality of Sharīàh advisory and training to Financial Institutions who wish to cater for Islamic Finance Products to their clientele.We offer a diverse range of customized and tailored Shariah Consultancy Services which are seamlessly integrated into practical solutions that suits our clients complex and diverse business needs.Our advisory board comprises of experienced scholars and financial experts who bring their expertise and insight to meet our client’s needs.
Our network benefits from being able to draw on the broad experience of bankers, lawyers, tax and corporate advisors across our global network who have advised on a range of corporate banking and Islamic financial transactions in jurisdictions throughout Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
From risk identification to risk mitigation, we work with you to develop solutions that will minimise compliance risks while optimising business performance. We have a set of standard procedures that we enact to co-operate with our client on a step by step basis to develop the required compliance programs and processes, policies, guidelines and structures. Our work adheres to the highest standards of ethics, compliance and confidentiality.
Since establishment, GIFS has provided the corporate Islamic banking and finance industry with several landmark and innovative structures and products in compliance with Islamic Law. These products and structures cover the full suite of retail banking, corporate banking, treasury, capital markets, asset management and Takaful products, and have since become industry norm. Additionally, GIFS also holds the honour of delivering the following path-breaking transactions and products to the Islamic Finance industry:
- World’s First: Murabaha stock Leveraging Product – UAE
- World’s First: Shariah Factoring Product based on Salam – RSA
- Africa First: Hybrid Takafol Product
- Africa First: Baitul Mal
- Africa First: Shariah Compliant Hotel
- Africa First: Shariah Compliant Project Financing Structure
- USA First: Shariah Compliant Asset and Investment Management Structure
- Africa First: Shariah Crowdfunding Vehicle
- World’s First: Shariah Compliant biological wildlife Vehicle
We are the only Corporate Islamic Banking and Finance Team to structure, certify and raise capital for an Islamic Finance and Banking Product. We take your idea from conceptualization stage to being fully funded at a fraction of the cost and time it would take with any other firm guaranteed.
Our Track Record:
We have a proven verifiable track record of excellent customer service excellence. We also boast the following sterling financial track record:
100 percent profitability in all investment portfolios
Zero percent loss in all investment portfolios
800 Million USD Assets Under Management (AUM)
4.3 Billion USD Deal Advisory
Advisor to 45 Global Banks and Financial Institutions
Advisor to 5 Central Banks and Governments in Africa, Europe and Asia
4530 Jobs effectively created through executed deals
Global Islamic Financial Services Firm is primarily focussed on the following sectors and industries:
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Oil and Mining
Commercial Real Estate
Technology and Fintech
Agriculture (Primary and Secondary)