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Islamic Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference in Malaysia – May 7 and 8, 2008

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The Islamic Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference with the theme of « Fostering Alternative Investment — Emerging Trends and Key Opportunities » will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 7 and 8, 2008.

Jointly organised by Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM) and Malaysian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (MVCA), the conference is the first of its kind to be organised for professionals in the industry.

It was mooted in response to positive remarks by prominent figures from the Islamic finance industry at the Global Islamic Finance Forum organised by Bank Negara Malaysia in march 2007, the institute said.

The two-day conference on May 7 and 8, 2008 will provide opportunities for high-growth companies to participate in the venture capital process as investors meet with the companies seeking capital, IBFIM said.

It also aimed to provide participants with a platform for discussing issues, exchanging ideas and experience, and promoting a better understanding on Islamic venture capital.

The two-day conference on May 7 and 8, 2008 will provide opportunities for high-growth companies to participate in the venture capital process as investors meet with the companies seeking capital, IBFIM said.

It also aimed to provide participants with a platform for discussing issues, exchanging ideas and experience, and promoting a better understanding on Islamic venture capital.

The two-day conference aims to attract foreign and local participants to discuss issues, exchange ideas, experience and promote better understanding of Islamic Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) to boost Islamic VC and PE industry not only in this region, but also to its natural market in the Middle East. Among the key information that will be discussed at the conference include:

  • Discovering the potential of Islamic VC/PE in developing vibrant and high growth companies.
  • Understanding and appreciating various technical and operational mechanisms of Islamic VC/PE (i.e: entry and exit strategies)
  • Developing new skills for competitive analysis necessary for the Islamic financial institutions worldwide
  • Enhancing cooperation and coordination in various activities among the Islamic finance related industries and government agencies.

Speakers include international and local venture capital and private equity professionals as well renowned Islamic scholars.

Malaysian National News Agency – April 02, 2008

 
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Publié par le avril 3, 2008 dans Asia, English Section, Malaysia, Risk Capital

 

Une réponse à “Islamic Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference in Malaysia – May 7 and 8, 2008

  1. rafidah

    mars 19, 2009 at 8:44

    may i know what is the challenges and issues that islamic venture capital faced today

     

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