Meezan Bank: category leader in Islamic banking

Amber Gul Rashid (Department of Marketing and CS, IBA, Karachi, Pakistan)
Obaid Usmani (IBA, Karachi, Pakistan)
Lalarukh Ejaz (Department of Economics and Finance, IBA, Karachi, Pakistan)
Hasan Faraz (Meezan Bank, Karachi, Pakistan)

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies

ISSN: 2045-0621

Publication date: 6 September 2017


Subject area

Islamic Banking has been in the limelight since the recession of 2008. Although around for a long time, it is enjoying a renaissance of sorts. This case provides an introduction.

Study level/applicability

EMBA and/or MBA introduction to banking, senior semester undergraduate, specialization in Islamic Banking.

Case overview

This case is written in the form of an interview with Meezan Bank, one of the leading financial institutions in the Islamic banking sector. It is based on primary as well as secondary data obtained via interviews and documentary analysis.

Expected learning outcomes

This is an analytical case and not a decision-making one. The main theme of the case revolves around analysing what Islamic banking is, the challenges that Meezan has faced, the pros and cons of doing business this way and the future issues it can face.

Supplementary materials

Teaching Notes are available for educators only. Please contact your library to gain login details or email to request teaching notes.

Subject code

CSS 7: Management Science.



Gul Rashid, A., Usmani, O., Ejaz, L. and Faraz, H. (2017), "Meezan Bank: category leader in Islamic banking", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Vol. 7 No. 4.

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