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Nov 13 2008 | 12:24pm ET
Amiri Capital will launch a sharia hedge fund next year to tap into the increasing number of investors looking for for alternative Islamic investments.
Amiri, backed by activist investor Olivant, plans to bring its sharia hedge fund to the market in early 2009, after the collapse Lehman Brothers, which had been lined up to act as prime broker, forced it to delay the launch, The Guardian reports.
“There is a growing number of investors who needs that asset class, alternative investments,” said Amiri director Iqbal Asaria, in an interview. “They find themselves at a competitive disadvantage.”
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…