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Maybank Investment Bank Tops the RAM League Awards
- Maybank IB topped Lead Manager Award for Conventional and Islamic Categories
- Other awards include Special Merit awards and Blueprint award

Kuala Lumpur, 30th March 2015 – Maybank Investment Bank (Maybank IB) emerged as the big winner at the RAM League Awards 2014 held at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur recently. For the RAM Award of Distinction 2014, Maybank IB placed first for both Lead Manager Award and Lead Manager Award Islamic category for programme value. Further cementing its leadership position, the investment bank was also named the Malaysian Top Lead Manager for both Corporate Sukuk Market and Corporate Bond Market. Maybank IB also dominated the categories for the Special Merit Award.

For the Market Pioneer Lead Managers’ Recognition 2014 Awards, Maybank IB picked up the award for the 1st Malaysian Additional Tier-1 Capital Securities category for its role in Malayan Banking Berhad’s Additional Tier-1 Capital Securities Programme of up to RM10 billion. It also won for the World’s 1st Rated Perpetual Subordinated Sukuk, World’s 1st Takaful Sukuk and World’s 1st RMB-Bond by a Mortgage Corporation for the following deals respectively – Malaysia Airport Holding Berhad’s RM2.5 billion perpetual subordinated sukuk programme, Etiqa Takaful Berhad’s subordinated Sukuk Musharakah facility of up to RM300 million and Cagamas Global Sukuk Berhad’s USD2.5 billion multicurrency sukuk programme.

Maybank IB also swept up the Blueprint Award 2014 for New Real-Estate Benchmark Deal for its Midciti Sukuk Berhad’s Sukuk Murabahah Programme of up to RM3 billion in nominal value.

The RAM League Awards has, for more than ten years, epitomised the ultimate recognition of accomplishment and leadership in the Malaysian bond market. It recognises distinctive and groundbreaking domestic bond/sukuk deals whilst also acknowledging the institution’s innovative and progressive thinking.

John Chong, Maybank IB’s Chief Executive Officer said, “We are extremely honoured to receive these awards. It is truly gratifying to be recognised for the positive role that we play in the capital markets as well as our contributions to its development. We are very proud of these achievements and will continue in our commitment to provide innovative financial solutions for the benefit of our clients.”

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