Our Shariah Adviser

Name: IBFIM (Company No. 763075-W)

Registered Address:
No: 149A, 149B, 151B
Persiaran Raja Muda Musa
42000 Port Klang
Selangor Darul Ehsan

Business Address:
3rd Floor, Menara Takaful Malaysia,
Jalan Sultan Sulaiman,
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone number: 03-2031 1010
Facsimile number: 03-2078 5250
Email Address: info@ibfim.com
Website: www.ibfim.com

IBFIM has been appointed as the Shariah adviser for the United Islamic Cash Fund and United Islamic Cash Management Fund ("Fund"). IBFIM will counsel the mechanism of the operations of the Fund’s activities to ensure that the operations of the Fund comply with Shariah requirements. 

IBFIM was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and not having share capital in Malaysia under the Companies Act, 1965 on 15 February 2007. IBFIM is registered with the SC to act as a Shariah adviser for Shariah-compliant collective investment schemes and sukuk issuance. IBFIM is also involved in numerous Shariah-compliant private mandates as well as the Shariah adviser for Islamic REITs and Islamic asset management houses. As at 13 April 2018, IBFIM has 134 funds under its supervision. 

Profile of the Shariah Team

Haji Azizi Che Seman(Chairman, IBFIM Shariah Committee)
Haji Azizi Che Seman is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of Shariah and Economics, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya, a position he has held since 2002.  He has been appointed as the Chairman of IBFIM Shariah Committee effective on October 2017. He is also the Chairman of the Shariah Committee of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad and the Chairman of the Shariah Advisor of AIBIM. In terms of qualification, he holds a Master Degree in Economics from International Islamic University of Malaysia in 2001 and a Bachelor of Shariah from University of Malaya in 1996. His specialisation areas are in Islamic Capital Market, Islamic Economics, Fiqh Muamalat and Islamic Research Methodology.

Dr. Ahmad Zakirullah Bin Mohamed Shaarani  (Managing Advisor (Shariah))

Dr. Ahmad Zakirullah is a member of Shariah Committee of the United Overseas Bank Malaysia Berhad.  He joined IBFIM in February 2008.  He is responsible in providing Shariah input on the advisory, consultancy and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant funds.  Prior to joining IBFIM, he served at University Sains Islam Malaysia and PTPL College.  He obtained his Diploma of Shariah Islamiyyah (Hons) from Higher Institute of Islamic and Arabic Language (MADIWA), Perak, Bachelor of Shariah Islamiyyah (Hons) Degree from Al-Azhar University, Egypt, Master’s Degree (Hons) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the International Islamic University Malaysia and Doctor of Philosophy of Usul al-Fiqh from University of Malaya.  He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Shariah-compliant funds management-related activities. 

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