Azzad representative to speak about Islamic finance on May 26

(Falls Church, Virginia, 5/22/13) – This Sunday, May 26th, Fatima Iqbal, CFP®, an investment advisor with Azzad Asset Management, will present at a panel on Islamic finance as part of the 38th annual ICNA-MAS Convention in Hartford, Connecticut. Her session will focus on the innovation of halal fixed-income investing in the United States and how investors can diversify their portfolios using Islamic alternatives to traditional, interest-bearing fixed-income products.

Part of Iqbal’s remarks will focus on the Azzad Wise Capital Fund (NASDAQ: WISEX), an Islamic alternative to a conventional short-term bond fund. The Fund, which invests primarily in Islamic bank deposits and sukuk, celebrated its three-year anniversary in April.

WHAT: Halal Fixed-Income: Managing Investment Risks within the Islamic Guidelines

WHEN: Sunday, May 26th, at 2:00 PM

WHERE: Hartford Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06103, Room 16-17

The ICNA-MAS Convention is an annual gathering of thousands of American Muslims featuring Islamic lectures, entertainment, interfaith events and more. This year’s theme is “Islam: The Pursuit of Happiness.”

Azzad Asset Management, advisor to the Azzad Funds and sponsor of the Ethical Wrap Program, has been committed since 1997 to providing investment services designed to help clients enjoy optimum performance without compromising their values. The firm, based outside Washington, DC, is a registered investment advisor with the SEC.

Please consider a Fund’s objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The prospectus contains this and other important information. For a hard copy, please call 1-888-350-3369. Read the prospectus carefully before investing or sending money. The Azzad Funds are self-distributed. Azzad Asset Management serves as the investment advisor.

CONTACT: Investment Communications Director, Joshua Brockwell, 703-207-7005, ext. 109, joshua@azzad.net; Chief Compliance Officer, Manal Fouz, 703-207-7005, ext. 115, manal@azzad.net

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