KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 11 (Bernama) --
AmInvestment Bank Berhad (“AmInvestment Bank”) marked another milestone by winning the Best Sukuk House at the seventh Global Islamic Finance Awards 2017 (GIFA) held on 6 September 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group, said, “It is truly an honour for all of us at AmBank to receive this international recognition for the first time and it is also a prestigious addition to our many awards and accolades received this year. This award further underscores the Islamic finance expertise and capabilities we have built over the years.”
Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz, Chief Executive Officer, AmInvestment Bank and Managing Director, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Group reiterated, “We are honoured to receive the “Best Sukuk House of the Year 2017” award from GIFA. This recognition reaffirms our capability to leverage on our position as a leading Sukuk house that continuously reinforces its pole position in innovations in the realm of Islamic finance.”
The Global Islamic Finance Awards is organised for the seventh time by Edbiz Corporation, an international Shariah advisory firm based in London. The GIFA has made its mark on Islamic and Finance industry by recognising the most outstanding players around the world in Islamic finance and banking. The winners are chosen based on an objective proprietary methodology developed by Edbiz Consulting.About AmBank Group
AmBank Group is one of Malaysia’s premier financial solutions groups with over 40 years of legacy in understanding Malaysians and provides a wide range of both conventional and Islamic financial solutions and services, including retail banking, wholesale banking, as well as the underwriting of general insurance, life assurance and family takaful.
The Group’s purpose to help individuals and businesses in Malaysia grow and win together shows our renewed vision to support and empower our customers and our people to achieve their aspirations. This purpose underpins the Group’s holistic “Top Four” Aspiration, focused on sustenance, improvement and growth in key segments and products as well as our role as an Employer. AmBank Group – a modern Malaysian diversified financial solutions partner that understands and meets the diverse needs of modern Malaysians.
The Group receives strong support from the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (“ANZ”) (one of Australia’s leading banks) particularly in Board and senior management representations, risk and financial governance, products offering and new business developments. In the general insurance business, the Group has partnered with Insurance Australia Group Ltd (“IAG”). Whilst in the life assurance and family takaful businesses, the Group has a partnership with MetLife International Holdings Inc. (“MetLife”). The Group benefits in terms of expertise transfer from IAG and MetLife. AMMB Holdings Berhad is the holding company of AmBank Group and is a public listed company on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.
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