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Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2016’

Spearheading world’s first Islamic venture capital fund

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will take the lead in setting up the world’s first Islamic venture capital fund that will spawn the growth of start-ups, said Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah. Treasury officials and the Malaysia Venture Capital Bhd are now finalising the US$100 million (RM398 million) deal with Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in Jeddah and a memorandum of understanding is expected to be signed during the upcoming IDB’s annual meeting in Jakarta...

Up To RM2 Million Funds Will Be Given To Technopreneurship Top Graduates

(From left) MDV chairman Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar, Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, MDV managing director and CEO Datuk Zubir Ansori Yahaya and MDV non-executive director Datuk Noripah Kamso at the launch of ‘Elevate’ in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Pic by Surianie Mohd Hanif/ NST Wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV), has launched a 12-month nurturing program, “ELEVATE”, that will observe MDV mentoring and...

Malaysia takes lead in Islamic venture capital plan

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is spearheading the establishment of the world's first Islamic Venture Capital in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), said Treasury Secretary-General, Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah. He said a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is expected to be signed in Jakarta this month between Malaysia Venture Capital Management Bhd (MAVCAP) and the IDB. "Our team from the Finance Ministry and MAVCAP is currently at the IDB's headquarters in Jeddah, to discuss...

Contract Financing with Government of Malaysia

As the economy indicates more uncertainty rather than stability, MDV may need to explore on financing of government contracts to ensure our portfolios are more diversified with better risk profile. Nevertheless, there are challenges need to be addressed, which are as follows:- a) Commercial Banks Commercial Banks pose biggest challenge to MDV as they have better resources to finance contract from governments. The Banks have strong networking with the suppliers/vendors/contractors through...
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