Who We Are

Kenanga Investors Berhad ("KIB") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad, an award-winning leading independent investment bank in the country with a continuous commitment towards driving collaboration, innovation, digitalisation and sustainability in the marketplace. KIB is licensed to perform regulated activities of fund management dealing in securities (restricted to unit trusts), investment advice, financial planning, and dealing in Private Retirement Schemes ("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, institutional clients and high net-worth individuals. KIB prides itself on its reputation for its consistent top performance.

The LSEG Lipper Fund Awards Malaysia 2024 awarded KIB under the following categories, Kenanga Malaysian Inc Fund for best Equity Malaysia Diversified – Malaysia Pension Funds over 10 Years, and Kenanga Diversified Fund for best Mixed Asset MYR Flexible – Malaysia Pension Funds Awards over 10 Years.

The Hong Kong-based Asia Asset Management’s 2024 Best of the Best Awards awarded us under the following categories, Malaysia Best Equity Manager (6th consecutive year), Malaysia Best Impact Investing Manager (3rd consecutive year), Best Impact Investing Manager in ASEAN, Malaysia CEO of the Year (5th win), Malaysia CIO of the Year (7th win), Malaysia Best House for Alternatives (5th consecutive year), Malaysia Most Improved Fund House (2nd consecutive year) and Malaysia Best Investor Education (2nd win).

The FSMOne Recommended Unit Trusts Awards 2023/2024 named Kenanga Growth Fund Series 2 as “Sector Equity – Malaysia Focused”, Kenanga Shariah Growth Opportunities Fund as “Sector Equity – Malaysia Small to Medium Companies (Islamic)” and Kenanga Shariah OnePRS Growth Fund as “Private Retirement Scheme – Growth (Islamic)”.

For the seventh consecutive year, KIB was affirmed an investment manager rating of IMR-2 by Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad, since first rated in 2017. The rating considers KIB's well-established investment processes and sound risk management practices. As at end-June 2023, most of KIB's funds had performed better than benchmarks and were comparable to peers.

As of 31 December 2023, the firm manages 40 unit trust funds, 2 private retirement schemes (consisting of 6 core funds and 1 non-core fund), 2 exchange-traded funds (ETFs), 32 wholesale funds and other funds from government agencies, pension funds, insurance, corporate and individual clients with total assets under administration amounting to RM20.80 billion.

Financial Highlights

Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad ("KIIB")
Company No. 199701036457 (451957-D)

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

KIIB is 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.

KIIB was also affirmed an investment manager rating of IMR-2 by Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad for the seventh year running. The rating reflects an assessment that mirrors KIB’s due to the significant integration between the two entities by way of shared resources and infrastructure.

As of 31 December 2023, the total assets under management of KIIB stand at approximately RM2.75 billion.

Eq8 Capital Sdn Bhd (“Eq8”)
(Formerly known as i-VCAP Management Sdn Bhd)
Company No. 200701034939 (792968-D)

Eq8 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenanga Investors Berhad. It was incorporated on 25 October 2007. Eq8 holds a Capital Markets Services Licence (CMSL) for fund management in relation to portfolio management which was issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia under the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007. Its principal business activity is the provision of Shariah-compliant investment management services. As of 31 December 2023, Eq8 has a total number of 4 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and the Assets Under Management (“AUM”) stand at RM308 million.

Kenanga Trustees Berhad (“Kenanga Trustees”)
(Formerly known as Kenanga Funds Berhad)
Company No. 200301017657 (620077-K)

Kenanga Trustees, a subsidiary of Kenanga Investors Berhad, is a registered trust company under the Trust Companies Act 1949. The company specialises in a comprehensive range of trust services, including private trust solutions for individuals.

Kenanga Trustees’ tailored estate planning and strategic trust administration offerings serve the dual purpose of wealth preservation and growth across multiple generations, catering to the unique needs of its esteemed clientele.

In addition to private trusts, Kenanga Trustees also provides custodial and escrow agent services to corporate clients, making it the trusted partner for safeguarding and enhancing commercial interests.