Kuala Lumpur, 24 September 2014 – Maybank Investment Bank has been named the Best Broker in Malaysia for 2014 by three industry leading publications; Alpha Southeast Asia, Finance Asia and the Asian Banker. To celebrate its success, Maybank Investment Bank has launched its biggest and boldest promotional campaign to-date, to thank its clients as well as to reward new clients when they start trading stocks or futures with Maybank Investment Bank.
Maybank Investment Bank’s CEO John Chong said, “Winning three of the most prestigious Best Broker awards in the industry is no easy feat. It is a recognition of the success we have achieved in building up our Equities business over the past three years to become ASEAN’s leading brokerage franchise. We want to thank our clients for their continuous support and for helping us become the Best Broker in Malaysia.”
The campaign, which runs from 5 September to 31 December 2014, consists of a Grand Prize Draw, a Zero Brokerage Fee promotion and a weekly Guess the Index contest. The Grand Prize Draw will see a client drive off in a Porsche Boxster valued at RM550,000. It is also giving away an all-expenses paid trip to London worth up to RM100,000 and an IWC watch worth up to RM50,000.
To encourage online trading, Maybank Investment Bank is offering a welcome gift to all new clients, comprising Zero Brokerage for all trades in the first month, and Zero Brokerage for seven trades in the subsequent months until 31 December 2014.
The Guess the Index contest is open to the public; the correct or the closest guess for the weekly closing of the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index will win a RM1000 EzyInvest voucher. Full details of the promotions are available at www.maybankib-yellow.com.
Since its merger with Kim Eng in 2011, Maybank Investment Bank has strengthened its regional capabilities and expanded its reach in ASEAN, and in just three short years has become ASEAN’s leading brokerage franchise and one of the leading financial institutions in Asia with a network of offices in 10 countries worldwide including the key ASEAN markets of Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam as well as Hong Kong, India, UK and USA.
A testament to its strengths, Maybank Kim Eng has received many international and local awards and accolades for its achievements, underscoring its client-focused approach and innovativeness. Most recently at the Alpha Southeast Asia’s 8th Annual Best Financial Institution Awards, it scooped up 10 of the most coveted awards, namely Best Retail Broker in Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, Best Institutional Broker in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia as well as the special Marquee Award for Best Broker in Southeast Asia.