AmBank lands seven Islamic Finance awards

AmBank Awards

The AmBank Group recently won seven awards at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2017. AmInvest, its funds management business won the “Best Islamic Asset Management House of the Year, Malaysia” award for the third consecutive year.

In addition, AmInvestment Bank swept six awards which includes:


Best Islamic Project Finance House, Malaysia

Best Government-Guaranteed Sukuk

DanaInfra Nasional Berhad’s RM4.5 billion Murabaha Sukuk – AmInvestment Bank acted as the joint lead arranger and joint lead manager.

Best Bank Capital Sukuk-Highly Commended

Mumtaz Rakyat Sukuk Bhd’s RM300 million Basel III-tier 2 Subordinated Murabaha Sukuk – AmInvestment Bank acted as the joint lead manager.

Best Securitisation Sukuk

Al Dzahab Assets Bhd’s RM900 million Murabaha Asset-Backed Securitisation Programme – AmInvestment Bank acted as the joint principal adviser, joint lead arranger and joint lead manager.

Best Project Finance Deal and Best Debut Sukuk

Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 3 Sdn Bhd’s RM3.64 billion Wakala Bi Al-Istithmar Sukuk – AmInvestment Bank acted as the sole financial adviser, sole principal adviser, sole lead arranger and joint lead manager.

Commenting on the awards win, Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group stated, “AmBank is honoured that our efforts in building up our Sukuk business have been recognised and awarded with top honours by The Asset. We will continue to build on our strong performance to maintain our leadership position and to strengthen our footprint across the country.”

Earlier in June, AmInvestment Bank also picked up the awards for Project Finance House of the Year (Third Consecutive Year), Project Finance Deal of the Year – Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 3 Sdn Bhd RM3.64 billion Wakala Bi Al-istithmar Sukuk and Transport Deal of the Year – Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 3 Sdn Bhd RM3.64 billion Wakala Bi Al-istithmar Sukuk at The Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards 2017 in Hong Kong.

The Asset is one of Asia’s leading issuer and investor-focused financial monthly publication based in Hong Kong and awards presented to recognise players that excelled in the financial industry.