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May 9, 2024Wafra awarded Best Global Sukuk Strategy at Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2024

9th May 2024, New York – Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”),the global alternative investment firm, today announced it has been awarded Best Global Sukuk Strategy (1 year) at the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards 2024 [1]. The award highlights Wafra’s performance within the Islamic finance and investment community over the last year.

The Wafra global sukuk strategy uses a comprehensive research and analytical-driven investment approach that seeks to outperform industry benchmarks and deliver consistent returns. The strategy is managed by Ron Solenske and Elias Scheker.

“This award is a huge tribute to the outstanding work the team has done over the last year to create a high-quality sukuk investment strategy” said Ron Solenske, Director at Wafra. “Our sukuk portfolio is one of many strengths of our Portfolio Solutions strategy, which provides bespoke products for our investors.”

The Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards recognize the most innovative and ground-breaking investment strategies and deals from sovereign, corporate and financial institution issuers and borrowers. The awards selection process involves an analysis and peer review of the firm’s strategy or deal. The winners will be recognized at the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards 2024 ceremony in Dubai on June 5, 2024.

About Wafra

Wafra is a global alternative investment manager with approximately $30 billion of assets under management across a range of alternative assets, including real assets, real estate, and strategic partnerships. By providing flexible and accretive capital solutions and focusing on long-term partnerships, Wafra aligns and partners with high quality asset owners, companies and management teams. Headquartered in New York, Wafra has additional offices in London and Bermuda.
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Diana Estupinan
Managing Director and Head of MENA, Prosek Partners
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1. The accolade noted herein is independently determined and awarded by GFC Media Group (“GFC”) and represents the opinions of the publisher and not those of Wafra. There can be no assurance that other publishers or market participants would reach the same conclusion. The Best Global Sukuk Strategy (1 year) considers investment performance versus benchmark for the period from February 2023 through January 2024 among those firms that submitted performance and other information for the award. Additional information can be found on the Bonds and Loans website. Wafra is a sponsor of GFC’s 2024 Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East conference and was a sponsor of the 2023 conference.