Maybank Kim Eng and Maybank scoop multiple industry awards

September 09, 2014 | 09:58
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Maybank Kim Eng and Maybank have recently won a total of 15 industry awards, further affirming their market leading positions.
Ong Cheow Kheng, deputy chairman of the Board of Member at Maybank Kim Eng Securities Limited, received “Best Retail Broker in Vietnam” Award 2013-2014 at the Awarding Ceremony at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok Hotel on September 8, 2014.

At the Alpha Southeast Asia’s eighth Annual Best Financial Institution Awards 2014, Maybank Kim Eng and Maybank emerged as big winners by sweeping up 12 of the most coveted awards.

Maybank Kim Eng scooped the accolades for Best Retail Broker in Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, as well as Best Institutional Broker in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia.

In addition, it netted the special Marquee Award for Best Broker in Southeast Asia. Maybank, on the other hand, picked up the awards for Best Trade Finance Bank and Best Cash Management Bank.

The Alpha Southeast Asia’s Annual Best Financial Institution Awards is the first and only regional award that focuses on Southeast Asia in the areas of debt, equity, FX, investment banking, brokerage, Islamic finance, wealth management, trade finance and cash management.

This year, winners were selected from well over 200 submissions from locally-incorporated brokerages, commercial and investment banks and a select number of foreign banks throughout the region.

Also at the Asian Banking and Finance Wholesale Banking Awards 2014, Maybank Kim Eng was named International Technology & Operations Bank of the Year and Malaysia Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year, while Maybank took home the award for Malaysia Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year.

In its third year, the Asian Banking and Finance Wholesale Banking Award sourced to recognise the most innovative projects and best practices in Asia's wholesale banking sector. This year, winners were chosen by the Asian Banking and Finance Awards' esteemed panel of judges including representatives from KPMG, Deloitte Consulting, Ernst and Young and PwC.

“We receive these awards with a great deal of encouragement. It is an affirmation of our long-standing commitment to deliver innovative solutions and products that meet the needs of our clients in region and our continuous investment in technology to deliver innovative trading platforms that serve to enhance their trading experience with us,” said John Chong, CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Group.

“We will continue to build on our positive performance to maintain our regional leadership position and to strengthen our footprint across the region so as to achieve our goal of becoming a regional financial powerhouse,” he asserted.

Maybank is among Asia's leading banking groups and South East Asia’s fourth largest bank by assets. The Maybank Group has an international network of 2,400 offices in 20 countries including Vietnam. It has over 47,000 employees serving more than 22 million customers worldwide.

The Maybank Kim Eng group of companies comprises businesses stretching around the globe with offices in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Great Britain and the United States of America.

Maybank Kim Eng has been in Asia for over 40 years and provides services in corporate finance, debt markets, equity capital markets, derivatives, retail and institutional securities broking and research.

By By Mai Thuy

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