New Growth Paradigms for Islamic Finance at WIBC Asia

The leaders in the global Islamic finance industry are gearing up for the inaugural World Islamic Banking Conference: Asia Summit (WIBC Asia 2010), which will feature a series of powerful sessions focusing on new developments and opportunities for Islamic banking & finance that are currently emerging in key Asian markets.

Hosted in Strategic Partnership with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) under the theme of "Seeking New Growth Horizons", WIBC Asia 2010 provides a high-profile platform for global industry leaders to tap into the latest innovations that are reshaping the Islamic banking landscape as well as to assess the future outlook for Islamic finance in Asia - and build bridges with other key international centres for Islamic finance.

CIMB Islamic has announced its participation as the Leadership Partner of WIBC Asia, joining other institutions including the Islamic Bank of Asia, NCB Capital, Maybank Islamic, and Bahrain Islamic Bank.

Badlisyah Abdul Ghani
Executive Director /
Chief Executive Officer
CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad

"Islamic finance in Asia that first started in Malaysia in 1963 is growing fast across many other Asian countries. The WIBC in Singapore will showcase how Islamic finance has become an integral part of Asian economic activities from something that was previously thought to be a small niche market. CIMB Islamic is delighted to be a part of this growth story in Asia."

More than 30 Market-Leading Partners & Sponsors at WIBC Asia 2010

34 leading institutions have already confirmed their participation as Partners and Sponsors of WIBC Asia 2010, a testimony of the strength of the global WIBC brand and the role that the event will play in shaping the Islamic finance landscape in Asian markets.