AmInvestment Bank Berhad was honoured at the KLIFF (Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum) Awards 2010 held last night as the “Most Outstanding Islamic Investment Banking”.

Mohd Effendi Abdullah, Director/Head, Islamic Markets, AmInvestment Bank Berhad received the award from YB Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department. AmInvestment Bank Berhad recently clinched a string of Islamic finance awards at the The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2010 such as the “Most Innovative Islamic Finance Deal” and “Best Islamic Deal – Malaysia”, both for 1Malaysia Development Berhad’s RM5 billion 30-year Islamic medium term notes.


Their Islamic funds management arm, AmIslamic Funds Management Sdn Bhd was designated as the Islamic Asset Management House of the Year.

“We are delighted to win this award as it represents an acknowledgment of our commitment and contribution towards the development of Islamic finance in the realm of investment banking. A word of thanks goes out to our clients as they are the ones who recognises the work we put in to make us a success,” said Mr T C Kok, Managing Director, AmInvestment Bank Berhad.

The KLIFF award dinner was attended by the who’s who in the Islamic finance industry and was meant to honour, recognise and acknowledge the significant efforts and contributions by individuals and institutions in developing the Islamic finance industry. A total of 14 awards were presented to various winners during the evening.

About AmInvestment Bank Group

AmInvestment Bank Group is one of Malaysia’s leading investment banking groups. The Group has an enviable track record of over 30 years of experience, innovation, and market leadership. It has won an impressive stable of awards from the international financial press and major rating agencies.

AmInvestment Bank Group provides a full range of investment banking related services that include the areas of Corporate Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Islamic Markets, Equity Markets and Derivatives, Treasury and Markets, Stock and Futures Broking, Funds Management, Trustee Services, Private Equity, and Private Banking.

AmInvestment Bank Group is part of the AmBank Group, which is committed to providing new and innovative products and services to its customers. Adding greater value to the one-stop financial hub is its partnership with Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), one of Australia’s leading banks. AmBank Group is now poised to take advantage of ANZ’s wide network and regional presence as well as its international banking expertise.

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