Kenanga Investors Berhad ("KIB")

Kenanga Investors Berhad ("KIB") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad, the largest independent investment bank by equity trading value and volume#. KIB is licensed to perform regulated activities of fund management dealing in securities (restricted to unit trust), investment advice and dealing in Private Retirement Scheme ("PRS") under the Capital Markets and Services Act ("CMSA") 2007. KIB provides investment solutions ranging from collective investment schemes, portfolio management services as well as segregated private mandates and alternative investments for retail, corporate and institutional clients.


KIB prides itself on its reputation for its consistent top performing funds. KIB was voted Investors' Choice – Fund House of the Year at the Fundsupermart.com's Recommended Unit Trusts Awards 2017/2018. Kenanga Growth Fund ("KGF") was recognised under the Core Equity – Malaysia category. This is the eight consecutive year KGF has been accorded this honour. Meanwhile, Kenanga OnePRS Growth Fund and Kenanga OnePRS Conservative Fund were recognised under the Private Retirement Scheme – Growth and Private Retirement Scheme – Conservative categories respectively. KGF also received Institutional Investor's 2016 Asia Investment Management Award under the Malaysia Equity Fund category for 3 & 10 year performance. As a fund house, KIB was awarded by the Hong Kong-based Asia Asset Management's 2016 Best of the Best Awards in the Malaysia Best Institutional House category. Its Chief Investment Officer Ms Lee Sook Yee was named the 2016 Malaysia CIO of the Year (2nd consecutive year) while its Chief Executive Officer Mr Ismitz Matthew De Alwis was named the 2016 Malaysia CEO of the Year. KIB received the Best Equity Group (Islamic) award by The Edge Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards 2017.


KIB was assigned an investment manager rating of IMR-2 by Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad. The rating reflects KIB’s well-established investment process, strong risk management practice and operating track record.


As at LPD*, the Management Company manages 26 unit trust funds, 2 private retirement scheme (consisting of 6 core funds and 1 non-core fund), 20 wholesale funds and other funds from government agencies, pension funds, insurance, corporate and individual clients with a total fund size of RM7.8 billlion.


Financial Highlights of the Manager

The audited financial results of KIB for the financial years ended 31 December 2016 are summarised below:

Year ended 31 December 2016 RM’000 Year ended 31 December 2015 RM’000 Year ended 31 December 2014 RM’000
Paid-up share capital 18,465 18,465 18,465
Shareholders’ funds 26,984 31,573 38,004
Revenue 60,057 41,714 55,608
Profit / (loss) before tax (5,313) (6,244) 13,839
Profit / (loss) after tax (4,590) (6,431) 9,671

# year to date based on Bursa Malaysia's Participating Organisations Trading Summary.


Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad ("KIIB")

KIIB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenanga Investors Berhad. In line with the Kenanga Investors Group business plans for an Islamic fund management arm, KIIB applied for and received its Islamic fund management licence from the Securities Commission in April 2012. The company is licensed to perform regulated activities of fund management under the CMSA.


KIIB focused on exclusively providing Shariah-compliant investment products to both domestic and regional markets. The company provides Islamic investment solutions in portfolio management services and is currently the appointed external fund manager for Kenanga Investors’ designated Islamic mandates. Kenanga Syariah Growth Fund (“KSGF”) managed by KIIB has been recognised by the Fundsupermart.com's Recommended Unit Trusts Awards 2016/17 in Core Equity Malaysia (Islamic) category.


KIIB was assigned an investment manager rating of IMR-2 by Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad. The rating reflects KIIB’s well-established investment management process, underpinned by its prudent risk management practice.


As at LPD*, the total asset under management of KIIB stands at approximately RM2.2 billion.


* LPD is defined as Latest Practicable Date which is 31 March 2017.
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