AmBank Group Wins Two Awards at the 12th Annual Alpha Southeast Asia Best Financial Institution Awards

 (From Left - Right): Nicholas Lee Tau Wei, Vice President, Corporate Client Group, Global Treasury & Markets, AmBank Group, Norizlan Ismail, Senior Vice President, FX Spot Trading, Global Treasury & Markets, AmBank Group Siddiq Bazarwala, Chief Executive Officer, Alpha South East Asia, Amir Hafidz Mohd Idris, Senior Vice President, Corporate Client Group, Global Treasury & Markets, AmBank Group and Chean Pei Chen, Senior Vice President, Wholesale Banking Coverage, AmBank Group at the 12th Annual Alpha Southeast Asia Best Financial Institution Awards held in Singapore on Tuesday, 18 September 2018.

AmBank Group has clinched the Best FX Bank for Corporates and Financial Institutions for the seventh consecutive time and AmInvest was acknowledged as Malaysia’s Best Asset and Fund Manager at the 12th Annual Alpha Southeast Asia Best Financial Institution Awards held on 18 September 2018 in Singapore.

Commenting on the awards win, Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group said, “We are very honoured to be recognised as the Best FX Bank for Corporates and Financial Institutions for the seventh time and Malaysia’s Best Asset and Fund Manager. These achievements bear testament to our people’s commitment to excellence which has resulted in what we have achieved for our clients and their continued trust.”

 (From Left - Right): Siddiq Bazarwala, Chief Executive Officer, Alpha South East Asia and Fu Yew Sun, Chief Investment Officer, AmInvest at the 12th Annual Alpha Southeast Asia Best Financial Institution Awards held in Singapore on Tuesday, 18 September 2018.

Jamzidi Khalid, Executive Vice President, Group Treasury & Markets Division, AmBank Group said,” This recognition reaffirms our capability to leverage on our position as a leading FX house. We remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver innovative client solutions amidst this exciting and challenging era.”

Alpha Southeast Asia is a Hong Kong-based regional institutional investment publication. It has a readership following among pension funds, asset managers as well as institutional investors across Asia, Europe and the United States.

“We are truly honoured to receive this award and to be amongst Southeast Asia’s best funds management houses. This award is truly a testament of our people’s commitment to excellence, and the affirmation and trust of our clients and investors in our capabilities to grow their investments. Change in the investment landscape is constant and for more than 35 years, we have been very focused on catering to the evolving needs of all our investors. We have a long history and track record of providing innovative and first-to-market funds for our investors,” said Goh Wee Peng, Chief Executive Officer, AmInvest.

Earlier this year, AmInvest received Malaysia’s ETF Manager of the Year for the second year in succession and Islamic Institutional House of the Year by Asia Asset Management. Two of AmInvest bond funds also received top honours at The Edge | Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2018 (“Lipper Awards”). InsuranceAsia News awarded AmInvest as Malaysia’s Insurance Fund House of the Year for exceptional work done by third party asset managers on behalf of their insurance company clients.​​