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Alpen Capital, Oman to offer Islamic advisory services

Muscat, 15th August, 2011

Alpen Capital LLC, Oman has received approvals from the Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman to provide advisory services in Islamic structures along with its existing investment banking advisory services. It is one of the first companies in Oman to receive an Islamic advisory license.

Alpen Capital provides comprehensive services which include debt advisory, M & A advisory and equity advisory & Capital Markets. The Group has successfully closed several Islamic advisory mandates in the region. It has arranged Musharaka/Murabaha agreements and advised on the placement of Sukuk as well as restructured Islamic syndicated facilities for large conglomerates in the GCC.

"Alpen Capital has extensive experience in advising on Islamic Finance deals and we have successfully managed many such transactions in the region. We will use this expertise to provide value added services to our clients in Oman", says Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Alpen Capital Group.

Alpen Capital started its operations in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman in 2008. In addition to Oman, the Alpen Capital Group also has offices in Bahrain, India, Qatar and UAE. Alpen Capital operates in Oman along with its private banking advisory associate – Sarasin-Alpen. The two organizations function through a successful model where in the private banking advisory activities of Sarasin-Alpen complement the investment banking activities of Alpen Capital.