Sukuk Structuring – Business Expansion using Sukuk Ijarah



  • Intermediate



  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points


ICF Competency Type / Title / Level

  • Management and Valuation / Islamic Capital Market Products / Level 3


Learning Outcome

  • Analyse the Ijarah as the principle used to fund business expansion
  • Analyse the commercial aspects and risks when investing in Sukuk
  • Outline issues to be considered when structuring Sukuk


Course Synopsis
Business expansion is one of the most cited reasons for a company to borrow. What if the company wants to raise financing the Shariah-compliant way? What are the challenges and how do you structure to overcome them such that both commercial and Shariah considerations are addressed? This course teaches you all the you need to know to structure a business expansion financing using Ijarah in a step-by-step guide.

Course Content

Total learning: 7 lessons / 7 quizzes Time: 1 hour
  • Downloadable Notes  0/1

    • 1.1
  • Shariah Principle Explained – Definition and Features  0/2

    • 2.1
    • Quiz2.1
  • The Challenges of Structuring for Business Expansion  0/2

    • 3.1
    • Quiz3.1
  • How Investors Evaluate Whether to Invest in the Sukuk?  0/2

    • 4.1
    • Quiz4.1
  • Where the business is Shariah-compliant  0/2

    • 5.1
    • Quiz5.1
  • Where the business is not Shariah-compliant  0/2

    • 6.1
    • Quiz6.1
  • Issues that need to be considered  0/2

    • 7.1
    • Quiz7.1
  • Summative Assessment  0/1

    • Quiz8.1


Saw Ann Ping

Saw Ann Ping has over 20 years’ experience in financial advisory, fund raising and consulting. Her areas of specialization are financial structuring, Islamic finance and privatisation. Her work has been recognised by various Malaysian and international bodies such as Euromoney and Islamic Finance News for its innovation. Her last position was head of wholesale banking for Hong Leong Islamic Bank. Prior to that, she was the head of corporate finance in RHB ISLAMIC Bank and head of corporate banking and debt securities in Utama Merchant Bank. Before becoming an investment banker, she was a management consultant with Arthur Andersen, involved in various advisory projects for the Asian Development Bank, KL International Airport and other Government agencies and the private sector. She was a speaker at China Development Bank’s Senior Policy Seminar in Beijing and at the Middle East Business Forum in Dubai on Islamic finance for infrastructure projects. She holds a Bachelor of Science (honours) degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, majoring in Economics and Operations Research. She is the co-author of “The Islamic Finance and Sukuk Handbook – Where Shariah Meets Commercial Demands”.


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  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points