Shari'ah
Investing
Reap what you sow through investing ethically.

      Invest with faith

      Whether you’re a Muslim investor seeking Shari’ah compliant funds, or simply want to manage your wealth in a way that is consciously ethical, you can invest in what you believe in, assured that your rewards remain pure.

      A complete Shari’ah solution

      We are proud to offer you four expertly managed and designed Shari’ah compliant funds spanning across different asset classes: the Old Mutual Albaraka Income Fund, Old Mutual Albaraka Balanced Fund, Old Mutual Albaraka Equity Fund, and the Old Mutual Global Islamic Equity Feeder Fund.
      What we offer

      Old Mutual Albaraka Income Fund - This fund is a Shari’ah compliant multi-asset income fund that offers investors access to local and international asset classes including equity, liquid assets and non-equity securities, such as sukuks (Islamic bonds).

      Old Mutual Albaraka Balanced Fund - This moderately aggressive asset allocation fund invests in local and international asset classes.

      Old Mutual Albaraka Equity Fund - This fund provides investors with the opportunity to invest in equities listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE).

      Old Mutual Global Islamic Equity Feeder Fund - A global equity fund that invests in Shari’ah compliant equities listed primarily in developed markets worldwide.


      Shariah investing
      Shari'ah Investment Principles

      • Interest-based money lending transactions (no money market or bond investments may be used)
      • Conventional insurance business in any form in terms of insurance legislation
      • Embryonic or stem cell research and cloning
      • The manufacture, sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages and tobacco
      • Nightclubs, pornography and gambling, including companies with interests in casinos
      • The sale of non-Halaal meat
      • Trading of gold and silver as cash on a deferred basis
      • Weapons Manufacture and Military Funding

      These principles govern Islamic investment funds and prohibit trading in the shares of companies whose core business constitutes non-permissible activities such as:

      What we offer