Labuan International Business and Financial Centre has hopes of helping to fill the void for customers looking for Shari’ah compliant wealth managements and private banking services. Saiful Bahari Baharom, CEO of Labuan IBFC is quoted as saying that attempts by foreign institutions to set up Islamic wealth management have failed. "But … five to eight years ago, the number of Shari’ah compliant assets has grown as well as the investment products and therefore having a unit to manage these assets the Islamic way is crucial," he said. Finance Deputy Minister, Datuk Ahmad Maslan, said, "I foresee Islamic wealth management as a natural next-stage development of the local Islamic finance industry with the availability of our infrastructure, in respect of the human capital development to the Islamic financial institutions and expertise we have before us today." Last month Eaglemont Media, publishers of The Islamic Globe, published an eBook on Amazon.com addressing the issues of Islamic wealth management called A Primer: Islamic Wealth Management. (Click for more details).