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Kuala Lumpur: Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd (“Tadau Energy”) has successfully issued RM250 million of Sustainable Responsible Investment Sukuk (“Green SRI Sukuk Tadau”) earlier today; the first Green Sukuk issued in Malaysia. Tadau Energy’s Green Sukuk Framework has been certified by the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo, Norway (“CICERO”).Read the full press release
PT Bahana Securities (“Bahana”), a wholly-owned securities subsidiary of PT Bahana Pembinaan Usaha Indonesia (“BPUI”), and Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd ("Affin Hwang Capital"), a subsidiary of Affin Holdings Bhd have today entered into a strategic business alliance.Read the full press release
RAM Ratings has reaffirmed AFFIN Hwang Investment Bank Berhad’s (the Bank, formerly known as HwangDBS Investment Bank Berhad) AA3/Stable/P1 financial institution ratings. The ratings of AFFIN Hwang are closely linked to AFFIN Holdings Berhad’s (the Group) credit fundamentals, which are in turn largely anchored by its core subsidiary, AFFIN Bank Berhad (rated AA3/Stable/P1 by RAM).Read the full press release
Thanachart Securities Plc. ("Thanachart Securities"), a wholly-owned securities subsidiary of Thanachart Bank, and Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd ("Affin Hwang Capital"), a subsidiary of Affin Holdings Bhd have today entered into a strategic business alliance. This strategic partnership paves the way for collaboration between both parties in the area of institutional equities trading and research.Read the full press release
KUALA LUMPUR – Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (“Affin Hwang AM” or the “Company”) launched Affin Hwang Global Equity Fund (“GEF” or the “Fund”) today. The Fund is a wholesale equity feeder fund which seeks to achieve capital appreciation over medium to long-term period by investing in collective investment scheme, namely Nikko AM Shenton Global Opportunities Fund (“the Target Fund”), a Singapore-domiciled fund of Nikko Asset Management Asia Limited. The Fund will invest minimum 70% of the Fund’s NAV in the Target Fund and maximum 30% of the Fund’s NAV in money market instruments, fixed deposits and/or liquid assets. The Target Fund primarily invests in equities of developed and emerging markets.Read the full press release
Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (“Affin Hwang AM” or “the Company”) believes that while the global markets may remain volatile in the near future, pockets of opportunity will continue to present themselves. Despite the current economy slowdown, China remains one of the fastest growing economies globally. The Asian giant's economic growth remained in the spotlight of global economies as it plays the role of key trading partner to many economies. Affin Hwang AM believes that an annual growth rate of 6%-7% for China would likely be a more sustainable pace as the markets ease into a new normal. The Company expects the People’s Bank of China to remain active in rolling out policy measures in a bid to spur its economy.Read the full press release
AFFIN HOLDINGS BERHAD (“AFFIN”) APPROVAL TO COMMENCE NEGOTIATIONS IN RELATION TO THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF A MINORITY STAKE IN AFFIN HWANG INVESTMENT BANK BERHAD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS HWANGDBS INVESTMENT BANK BERHAD) BY DAIWA SECURITIES GROUP INC. (“DAIWA”) OR ONE OF ITS WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARIES (“PROPOSAL”)Read the full press release
KUALA LUMPUR – Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (formerly known as Hwang Investment Management Berhad) (“Affin Hwang AM” or the “Company”), launched a sequel in the successful fixed maturity income series – the Affin Hwang Fixed Maturity Income Fund XIV (“FMIF XIV” or the “Fund”). Similar to its predecessors, FMIF XIV offers investors the opportunity to invest in an income fund that provides regular income with the potential upside of a bonus coupon upon maturity of the Fund.Read the full press release
KUALA LUMPUR, March 30, 2015 – AFFIN Holdings Berhad (AFFIN Holdings) wishes to announce the retirement of YBhg Dato’ Zulkiflee Abbas bin Abdul Hamid effective 1 April 2015. AFFIN Holdings has obtained Bank Negara Malaysia’s approval for the appointment of Encik Kamarul Ariffin bin Mohd Jamil as its new Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO) of AFFIN Holdings and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of AFFIN Bank Berhad (AFFIN Bank).Read the full press release
KUALA LUMPUR – Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (“Affin Hwang AM” or the “Company”) (formerly known as Hwang Investment Management Berhad), today announced the launch of two (2) investment solutions; namely the Affin Hwang Select Asia Pacific (ex Japan) Balanced Fund (“SAPBF”) and Affin Hwang Select Asia Pacific (ex Japan) Dividend Fund (“SAPDF”). SAPBF is a balanced fund that aims to provide growth and income opportunities through a diversified portfolio containing a balanced mixture of equities and fixed income instruments. Whereas, SAPDF is an equity fund that endeavours to provide investors with regular income and capital growth over the medium to long-term period.Read the full press release