AmInvest wins first places in annual fund management awards


KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvest won three of the top spots in Malaysia at the 12th Annual Alpha Southeast Asia Annual Fund Management Awards 2021.

In a statement released Thursday, AmInvest said it had been named “Malaysia’s Best Asset and Fund Manager” for the fourth year in a row; “Best Asset Manager (Fixed Income), Malaysia” for the second year in a row and “Best Fund with Optimal Information Ratio, Malaysia”.

AmBank Group CEO Datuk Sulaiman Mohd Tahir said: “The ability of our investment teams to apply the appropriate investment strategies to respond quickly to market volatility caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has enabled us to add value to our investors. wallets while meeting their immediate needs.

“We are truly honored to be recognized for our expertise in fund management in this context and would like to thank our clients for staying invested with us as we navigate an unprecedented investment landscape. “

Sulaiman said the awards recognize AmInvest as a leading multi-asset fund management company that provides, among other things, strong and transparent investment processes, secure risk management, proper investment accounting systems , quality investment research, advanced portfolio management and diversification above par, adjusted to risk. long-term returns and overall fund performance.

AmInvest Managing Director Goh Wee Peng said: “AmInvest has been managing funds for 40 years now.

“Looking ahead, we remain focused on finding the best investment opportunities in all market conditions and providing investment solutions to help our investors achieve their investment goals. “

AmInvest’s Assets Under Management (AUM) amount to approximately RM 48 billion as of June 2021. They include conventional and Sharia-compliant investment solutions, foreign and local investments in all asset classes.

The growth of its assets under management has trended upward over the years and increased by 6% in the most recent year in June 2021.

Alpha Southeast Asia editor Siddiq Bazarwala said the tough investment environment has driven asset managers to look for ways to diversify their offerings, while AmInvest has continued to strengthen and expand its multi-asset products and strategies.

“As a result, it now enjoys a strong position to maximize diversity and create more resilience,” he said.

Hong Kong-based Alpha Southeast Asia is a regional institutional investment publication.

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