Sukuk Financing for Oil & Gas Producers, Financiers & Investors
June 9, 9am – 10.30am ET
Hosted by Fox Davies Capital, Morgan Lewis & Bockius and Merchant-Edge
The Energy Council and Fox Davies Capital, Morgan Lewis & Bockius and Merchant-Edge are partnering on a Virtual Roundtable that coincides with the Energy Council’s month on ‘Access to Financing’, May 2021. This high level Virtual Roundtable focuses on Sukuk Financing.
Oil & Gas producers face challenges in accessing finance and investment, and this Virtual Roundtable will highlight Sukuk as an alternative financial instrument for financiers and investors alike.
Access to finance in 2021 | Alternative financing for Oil & Gas / Energy | Addressing today’s financial challenges
- What is Sukuk? Background – history and development
- Case study: Panel to discuss recent cases from across the globe
- Why has Sukuk financing/securities not been widely discussed in recent times?
- Why should financiers and investors pay close attention to Sukuk?
- How can operators, financiers and investors develop greater knowledge on this instrument and engage in the activity
- General discussion around financing and options for the profiles involved in the discussion
Essential reading: Sukuk Sales Hit Record as Issuers and Investors Shun Volatility, Malaysia Sells World’s 1st Sovereign Dollar Sustainability Sukuk
Meet the team
Managing Director, Fox-Davies Capital
Daniel founded the original Fox-Davies Capital Limited in 2001, after previously acting as Head of Institutional Sales at Credit Anstalt in Vienna and SVP and Head of Emerging Markets for Bank of Austria in New York. Daniel grew the original Fox-Davies Capital to become a leading specialist resources investment bank prior to being sold in 2014. He also managed the strategy and operations of the original Fox-Davies Capital and led the equity distribution activities
Ibrahim Mardam-Bey is an international executive with over 30 years of experience as a global finance professional and a track record in capital raising, structuring, and business development. He started and led several investment banking and private equity boutiques and participated in multiple transactions worldwide, including deals in securitization, M&A, real estate, energy, oil and gas, private equity, venture capital, and banking. He possesses a broad range of unique experiences and a track record in the international finance, merchant investment banking, and participating finance world. As an executive, Ibrahim has held numerous senior positions, and as an entrepreneur, he has been a principal in several successful ventures. He also maintains an active role in public speaking and mentoring.
As a published author, he has written on international finance, entrepreneurship, and Islamic banking and has been featured in Euromoney, Banker Middle East, Sukuk Insider, and other publications. Ibrahim has received numerous business and professional recognitions and awards for his pioneering work on several international sukuk transactions. He has successfully arranged and raised both equity and debt financing for multibillion-dollar projects and private equity funds.
He is a member of the Arab Bankers Association of North America, the London based Arab Bankers Association and Young Arab Leaders.
Managing Partner Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Ayman A. Khaleq, co-Leader of the firm’s Middle East practice, advises global and regional institutional clients and asset managers on cross-border investment management, capital markets, and structured finance transactions. In particular, Ayman advises on the structuring and documentation of private investment funds and alternative investment platforms; global investments by regional institutional investors, including sovereign wealth funds; and conventional and Shari’a-compliant privately placed debt capital markets, structured finance and restructuring matters.
Ayman, who is fluent in Arabic and English, is a frequent speaker at international conferences on topics relating to foreign direct investment, investment management, and structured transactions (including Islamic finance). In addition, Ayman taught on transactional Islamic law and international investment finance law at George Washington University Law School (Washington, DC); Bocconi University (Milan, Italy), and Sorbonne University (Abu Dhabi, UAE).
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Amanjit’s practice predominantly focuses on offering innovative solutions that permit Islamic investors to participate in investments through Shari’a compliant structures and instruments. Amanjit often leads Islamic private placement transactions, Sukuk and bond issuances and bespoke Islamic financing transactions. She also leads transactions for fund managers looking to diversify their investor base and access an additional source of liquidity, and institutional investors that are seeking to expand their portfolios of investments; both in a Shari’a compliant manner. Her fund clients (both open and closed-ended) focus on a variety of strategies including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, secondaries, credit, venture capital, growth capital and fund of funds and are based across the US, Far East, Middle East and Europe.