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IslamicFinance.de congratulates KuveytTürk Germany for obtaining full banking license

Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank has been licensed by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to offer banking services in Germany. Thus, the first bank based on an interest-free Islamic business model is licensed in Germany.

Kuveyt Türk has obtained its license from the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to provide fully-fledged banking services in Germany according to the interest-free Islamic banking principles. Kuveyt Türk is the first Islamic bank that has been fully licensed to operate its deposit and debt business in Germany. With this license, Kuveyt Türk is the pioneer that introduces the Islamic banking model in Germany.

KT Bank AG with headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and as a 100 percent subsidiary of Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank, will start to offer its reliable, high-quality, fast and user-friendly services from July 01, 2015 onwards. KT Bank AG will provide its private and commercial clients with products and services according to interest-free Islamic banking principles.

“KT Bank AG is an ethical, innovative and socially responsible bank”

Frankfurt MENA Finance Conference - "What does Germany gain through Islamic Finance?"

Ladies and gentlemen,

One of the highlights of this year’s Euro Finance Week is the Frankfurt MENA Finance Conference on November, 21st 2013.

The speakers of the panel ‘What does Germany gain through Islamic Finance?’ are:

Dr. R. Ahmet Albayrak, Executive Vice President, Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank Inc.

Horst Bennin, Founding Managing Partner, Alp View Capital Partners GmbH

Dr. Manfred Dirrheimer, Chairman of the Board, FWU AG

Dr. Johannes Engels, Banking Supervisor for International Cooperation, BaFin

Dr. Ivo Schwartzkopff, Member of the Board, StarCapital AG

The host of this panel will be Zaid el Mogaddedi, Founder and Managing Director, Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IFIBAF).

Dr. R. Ahmet Albayrak will deliver a speech about ‘Opportunities in the European Financial Markets’ beforehand in the conference.

The conference language is English.

The event is without charge.


Congress Center Messe Frankfurt
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

If you are interested to participate, please send an e-mail (company/name/e-mail address) to info@kuveytturk.de

KuveytTürk receives branch license in Germany

KuveytTürk, the Turkish Islamic bank, has received according to Turkish media a license to operate as a financial service branch.

KuveytTürk aims to enter German retail market

KuveytTürk aims to cater for German Muslims from payment services to the whole range of Islamic finance products in the years to come. The application process for a financial services branch with both regulators is ongoing but not yet finished contrary to what media sources were reporting yesterday.

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