AmBank Group Appointed as Agent of Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad


L-R: Mohd Yusri Surip, Vice President, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Kamarul Bahrain Mohd Daud, Chief Operating Officer, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Eqhwan Mokhzanee,  Chief Executive Officer,  AmBank Islamic, Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Chairman, Permodalan Nasional Berhad, Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman, AmBank Group, Mohammad Hussin, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Ms Jade Lee, Managing Director, Retail Banking, AmBank (M) Berhad and Datuk Mohamed Azmi Mahmood, Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group at the Launching Ceremony for the Appointment of AmBank Group as an Official Agent of Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad.


Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Chairman, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (fourth from left), Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman, AmBank Group (fourth from right) holding a mock passbook to mark the collaboration between AmBank and ASNB. Also at launch are (L-R) Mohd Yusri Surip, Vice President, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Kamarul Bahrain Mohd Daud, Chief Operating Officer, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Eqhwan Mokhzanee, Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Islamic, Mohammad Hussin, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Ms Jade Lee, Managing Director, Retail Banking, AmBank (M) Berhad and Datuk Mohamed Azmi Mahmood, Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank.

AmBank Group is now an agent of Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (“ASNB”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (“PNB”), which is currently the largest unit trust institution in Malaysia. The appointment of AmBank Group as an agent of ASNB was officially announced in a ceremony held on Monday, 9 January 2017 at Bangunan AmBank Group, Jalan Raja Chulan.

Commenting on the official announcement, Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman, AmBank Group said, “I am pleased to announce that our customers and the public can now subscribe to ASNB products at any AmBank branches and via our distribution channels. As an agent to ASNB, we offer all ASNB unit trusts which include Amanah Saham Bumiputera, Amanah Saham Bumiputera 2, Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020, Amanah Saham Malaysia, Amanah Saham Didik, Amanah Saham 1Malaysia, Amanah Saham Nasional, Amanah Saham Nasional 2, Amanah Saham Nasional 3 Imbang and Amanah Saham Gemilang Kesihatan, Pendidikan and Persaraan.”

Tan Sri Azman Hashim officiated the ceremony together with Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Group Chairman of PNB. Encik Mohammad Hussin, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of ASNB, Encik Eqhwan Mokhzanee, Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Islamic Berhad and Ms Jade Lee, Managing Director, Retail Banking, AmBank (M) Berhad were also present.

“This marks our first collaboration with ASNB and we hope to achieve more collaboration in the future with PNB and ASNB. ASNB provides an avenue for Malaysians to save and invest in a steady, long term-investment instrument with a consistent return of investment and we are pleased to be in this partnership with them,” Tan Sri Azman added.

Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar said, “We are happy to appoint AmBank as our eighth corporate agent to distribute ASNB products. With AmBank’s 175 branches, we will be extending our reach through more than 2,200 ASNB agent branches nationwide. We believe that this business relationship will benefit both organisations in providing investors with the best product coverage and services.”

All ASNB products are available at 175 AmBank branches nationwide.