Capital Markets Authority issues licence number 111, of an investment advisor to Ace Financial Advisory Limited.

The Directors of Ace Financial Advisory Limited are proud to inform you that the Capital Markets Authority Kenya has issued the company license number 111 of an Investment Advisor . We can assist in capital raising for projects above USD 60 million, personal financial planning, Investment advisory in local and global funds, transaction advisory to … Continue reading Capital Markets Authority issues licence number 111, of an investment advisor to Ace Financial Advisory Limited.

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Thin Capitalization and Deemed Interest– Revisit proposed changes in Kenya Income Tax Bill (2018)

Thin Capitalisation in Kenya rules change due to changes in the Revised Income Tax Bill 2018, which changes the ratio of debt to equity, redefines deemed interest and expands the definition of control.

Business Valuation 102.3 – methods of valuing a firm FLOW VALUATION METHODS

FLOW VALUATION METHODS The Two Financial Flows That Matter Paramount to understanding the basics of valuation is recognising the financial flows within the firm.  Any business is affected by two financial flows: The first and in my opinion the most important is its cash flow, which is the cash generation and expenditure of the firm … Continue reading Business Valuation 102.3 – methods of valuing a firm FLOW VALUATION METHODS

Business Valuation 102.2 – methods of valuing a firm- Relative Valuation

RELATIVE VALUATION MODELS When a firm has grown to a size that the ‘rule of thumb’ approaches are no longer appropriate  then some form of market based pricing methodology must be used.  The principle here is to find some common variable within companies which appear to be consistently priced by the capital market.  As expected, … Continue reading Business Valuation 102.2 – methods of valuing a firm- Relative Valuation

Business Valuation 102 – methods of valuing a firm, 102.1 Asset Valuation method.

INTRODUCTION TO VALUATION In an efficient capital market, the best estimate the value of the firm is given by the current share price multiplied by the number of shares in issue.  There is only one element of value which is missing from this calculation and that is the difference between the firm as it is … Continue reading Business Valuation 102 – methods of valuing a firm, 102.1 Asset Valuation method.

Difference between Simple interest and Compound Interest

Simple interest is based on the principal amount of a loan or deposit, which remains constant while calculating it against the interest rate, which is a percentage of the principal amount of the loan. Compound interest is based on the principal amount plus the interest that accumulates on it in every period, i.e. at the end of each period, … Continue reading Difference between Simple interest and Compound Interest

Future Sukuk Growth Depends on Overcoming Challenges — Islamic Economics Project

Salman Ahmed Shaikh In the last few years, the growth in Sukuk market has been subdued. Sukuk market is mainly led by Malaysia now. It is important to have stable growth in the Middle East for the global Sukuk issuance to grow. In recent years, the governments in non-Muslim majority countries have also ventured in […] … Continue reading Future Sukuk Growth Depends on Overcoming Challenges — Islamic Economics Project

Is Islamic Finance Suffering from the Wrong Model of Implementation? — Islamic Bankers Resource Centre

One of the things that attract me to maintain this website on Islamic Banking is the opportunity to interact and share ideas with the various practitioners and academicians in the industry. There are many discussion topics and we intend to bring such discussions to the open table as constructive as possible. Interaction with Ms Rosana […] … Continue reading Is Islamic Finance Suffering from the Wrong Model of Implementation? — Islamic Bankers Resource Centre

Participation Insurance (Takaful): An Alternative to Conventional Insurance — The Muslim Times

CMS Legal Turkey September 29 2017 Purpose and scope of the regulation The Regulation on the Operational Procedures and Principles of Participation Insurances’ (“Regulation”) was published in the Official Gazette on 20th September 2017 and will enter into force on 20th December 2017. The regulation aims to provide a formal legal framework for participation insurance … Continue reading Participation Insurance (Takaful): An Alternative to Conventional Insurance — The Muslim Times