Kuala Lumpur, 29 April 2013 – Maybank Investment Bank (Maybank IB) clinched an array of top- notch awards including the much coveted Industry Recognition Award at the 10th Rating Agency Malaysia (RAM) League Awards ceremony held recently at the Mandarin Oriental.
The Industry Recognition Award was awarded as a special acknowledgement to recognise Maybank IB’s outstanding overall contribution to elevating the country’s reputation as a global financial hub. The award has always been one of the most eagerly anticipated and intensely contested honours since the establishment of the RAM League Awards as it is given out only to Malaysia’s best.
The ceremony, held to recognise the accomplishments and leadership shown by financial institutions involved in the Malaysian bond market, saw Maybank IB bagging several other honours such as The RAM Lead Manager Awards, RAM BluePrint Awards and Most Innovative Deal of the Year.
The bank took pole position in the Lead Manager Award category by Programme Value and emerged tops in terms of Number of Issues, as well as on the Islamic front. Maybank IB was further presented with The RAM Award of Distinction 2012, called the BluePrint Awards for its Most Innovative Deal of the Year, the RM3.29 billion Senior Sukuk Murabahah Under Tawarrug by Tanjung Bin Energy Issuer Berhad.
Tengku Dato’ Zafrul, Maybank IB’s Chief Executive Officer said: “We are extremely honoured to receive these awards. This recognition is an affirmation of our continuing commitment to offer innovative and differentiated financing solutions that will serve the global ambitions of our clients. We are very proud of this achievement and will continue to build on our positive performance to maintain our market leadership and strengthen our footprint across the regional markets. Our regionalisation efforts have gained traction and we are confident of cementing Malaysia and Maybank IB’s position in the global bond market.”