External Investment Manager

Functions of the External Investment Manager

Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd (“MAM”) has appointed the following External Investment Managers (EIMs). The roles and responsibilities of the EIMs is to manage the investment portfolio of the relevant funds in accordance with MAM fund investment objective and subject to the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 (“CMSA”), the Guidelines and the terms and conditions of the investment management agreement between the EIM and MAM.

Maybank Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd ("MIAM")

Maybank Islamic Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. ("Maybank Islamic AM") is a wholly owned entity of Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad and backed by the world's third largest Islamic bank and Malaysia’s largest Islamic Bank – Maybank Islamic Berhad ("Maybank Islamic"). Maybank Islamic is also known as the leading financial services provider in Asean with global presence in key capital markets namely Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, London, Labuan, Bahrain and Hong Kong. Maybank Islamic is one of the leading Sukuk arrangers in Global Sukuk League Table.

With solid backing from Maybank Islamic and Maybank Asset Management Group's Asian focused investment expertise and experience in managing Islamic mandates, Maybank Islamic AM is strategically positioned to provide corporates and institutions, high net-worth and individual investors' a gateway to an array of Shariah-compliant investment solutions investing in multi-asset class across diversified geographic regions.

Maybank Asset Management Singapore Pte. Ltd. ("MAMS")

Established in 2008, Maybank Asset Management Singapore Pte. Ltd. ("Maybank AM Singapore") is a fully owned subsidiary of Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad ("Maybank AM Group").

Maybank AM Singapore is the regional investment arm of Maybank AM Group. Offering investment management solutions to institutional investors, affluent and high net worth individuals through Maybank AM Singapore's discretionary portfolio management services and managed funds.

Backed by one of the largest banks in the ASEAN region, Maybank AM Singapore provide to clients:

  • On the ground investment expertise strategically located across the ASEAN region
  • Strong regional investment capabilities, led by an experienced team of investment professionals with expertise in multi-asset class investing
  • Dedicated and proactive client services

Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad

Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (“Affin Hwang AM”) was incorporated in Malaysia on 2 May 1997 and began its operations under the name Hwang-DBS Capital Berhad in 2001. In early 2014, Affin Hwang AM was acquired by the Affin Banking Group (“Affin”) and hence, is now supported by a home-grown financial services conglomerate. As at LPD, Affin has over 39 years of experience in financial industry which focuses on commercial, Islamic and investment banking services, money broking, fund management and underwriting of life and general insurance business. Meanwhile, Affin Hwang AM has 15 years’ experience in the fund management company. Additionally, Affin Hwang AM is 30% owned by Nikko Asset Management International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Nikko Asset Management Co. Ltd, an Asian investment management franchise.

Pictet Asset Management

Pictet Asset Management has been managing investment funds since it was founded in 1996 as a public limited company with its headquarters at Route des Acacias 60, 1211 Geneva 73. 9 As of 31 December 2019, Pictet Asset Management administered in Switzerland 10 investment funds incorporated under Swiss law comprising a total of 53 sub-funds, and the total assets under management of said funds amounted near to CHF 46 billion on that date. Pictet Asset Management also manages assets for the account of institutional clients; as at 31 December 2019, the total assets under management of the said clients amounted to nearly CHF 45 billion.

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