New Zealand

Islamic Finance 

The emergence of Islamic finance over the last couple of decades is one of the most interesting developments in the recent history of the global financial services sector. Islamic finance houses now recognise that their market is not confined to predominantly Muslim-populated countries and are beginning to operate and compete on an international basis.

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Paul Dunne

Paul Dunne

Partner - Tax

+64 9 367 5991

Our services

KPMG’s Islamic Finance team is a part of a network of professionals which combines global understanding and practical experience with local knowledge.


Our Islamic financing team’s vision is to be the premier provider of Islamic financing services in New Zealand with a reputation for outstanding quality, seamless client service and the best people.

How KPMG can help

KPMG recognises the growth in this sector and the requirements of our clients and the wider market. 


KPMG in New Zealand has set up a cross-functional team of professionals that can advise on all areas of Islamic finance, including:

  • assistance in setting up regulated financial services entities, including Sharia’a compliant funds
  • taxation advisory services relating to Sharia’a compliant transactions and structures
  • financial advice, including feasibility studies, market analysis, due diligence, and valuations. 

Why choose KPMG?

KPMG’s Islamic Finance Group comprises of a global network of professionals with in-depth knowledge of Islamic finance providing practical, value added assistance to KPMG firms’ clients across a range of specialisms and issues.


Members of the team are based in KPMG’s three operating regions: EMA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Asia Pacific and the Americas with centres of excellence based in Bahrain, Malaysia and the UK.


KPMG firms have received accolades as the advisors of choice for the Islamic finance industry on multiple occasions, including Euromoney's 'Best Islamic Assurance and Advisory Services Provider' for the third year in a row.