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October 2010

The MIZAN All Equity Moderate Allocation Collective Investment Fund (CIF) beats the benchmark Russell 3000 Index for the third quarter in a row.


The MIZAN Fund has been developed to give Muslim investors the same opportunities in their retirement plan as non-Muslim investors, while at the same time allowing them to remain faithful to Shariah Law. Mizan has been live since the end of 2009, and has shown strong performance since then. It is outperforming the benchmark since inception and year to date, net of fees. In fact it has outperformed for each of the quarters that it has been live. For more information on the fund, Islamic Investing or CIFs, please Contact Us, or visit www.MIZANfunds.com.


October 2009

Press Release (Download / Website):

Hand Benefits & Trust (HB&T) a BPAS Company, has announced a new Collective Investment Fund launched in conjunction with Lightstone Capital Advisers. The Mizan All Equity Moderate Allocation Fund is designed to meet the needs of Muslim investors within their qualified retirement plan. The Fund is now accessible to all retirement service providers through the National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) trading platform, with three different share classes available.


September 2008

John Lightstone was featured in an article on MSN money. A 45-second piece of the interview is available at MSN Money, under the multimedia article titled "Rules for Muslim investors".


May 2008

Dr. John Lightstone was the Chairman of the Institutional day at the Islamic Finance World North America 2008.


John presented the papers "Giving Muslim investors the same opportunities in equities as non-Muslim investors" and "Searching for alpha in equity space."