Meezan Islamic Fund receives 5 STAR ranking

March 20th, 2008

Meezan Islamic Fund (MIF), the largest equity fund in the private sector in the country, has received 5 STAR ranking from the JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company. MIF is the only fund in Islamic equity fund category, which has got 5 star ranking which is the highest possible ranking for any fund and reflects superior performance of the fund vis-à-vis its peers. MIF is an open-ended fund of Al Meezan Investment Management (Al Meezan Investments), the Asset Management subsidiary of Meezan Bank. Over the last four and a half years of its history, the average annual return provided by MIF to its unit holders is 29.5% which implies a total return of 226% since inception.

Al Meezan Investments has been in operation since 1995 and has one of the best and the longest track records of managing mutual funds in the private sector in Pakistan. It is also the only fully Shariah compliant asset management company in the country, with all its product offerings being completely Shariah compliant.

Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic Bank remains committed in providing its customers dedicated and pure Islamic Banking facilities with the greatest of convenience and personalized service with 100 online branches in 31 major cities of the country. Investment in all open end funds of Al Meezan Investments can be made through any of the 100 branches of Meezan Bank.