Maybank IB wins Euromoney Awards for Best Investment Bank for the sixth time
KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank won Malaysia’s Best Investment Bank award for the sixth time at the prestigious Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2021, following several landmark transactions in a challenging market environment.
He said in a statement that Euromoney highlighted Maybank IB’s leading role in concurrent secondary placement of MISC and KLCC Stapled Group of $ 750.4 million, REIT’s largest transport and tracking offering ever. carried out in Malaysia, as well as the largest simultaneous secondary placements ever made in Malaysia.
Maybank IB was Co-Senior Advisor and Co-Bookrunner.
In consulting, the most notable transaction was the acquisition of FGV Holdings by the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda).
Maybank IB also assisted IHH Healthcare, DRB-Hicom and Permodalan Nasional Berhad with acquisitions and divestitures.
In the debt market, key deals included a sustainability sukuk musharakah for Sime Darby Property, Euromoney said.
“We are honored to be recognized as Malaysia’s best investment bank again by Euromoney, especially during a difficult year.
“We could not have done this without our dedicated teams who adapted quickly and our clients’ confidence in us to deliver in these unprecedented times,” said Fad’l Mohamed, CEO of Maybank IB.
For the review period April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021, Maybank IB ranked # 1 on Dealogic’s Investment Banking and Advisory Rankings, surpassing the second highest ranked investment bank by a transaction value of over US $ 5 billion.
It also tops the rankings for equity, debt, sukuk, and mergers and acquisitions.
According to Maybank IB, it completed four of the five largest transactions in the Malaysian equity market during the review period, which is testament to its strong track record and leading market share in Malaysia.
Maybank IB won the Best Investment Bank in Malaysia award by Euromoney in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021.
It also recently won the Best Investment Bank of Malaysia award by FinanceAsia for the second year in a row, in addition to Best House in Equity Capital Markets and Best House in Debt Capital Markets.
At the 2021 Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards, Maybank IB won 11 awards in the Best Deals by Country category.
Its capabilities in sustainable finance solutions were also recognized with three awards in the Best in Sustainable Finance category.
Meanwhile, at the 15th edition of the Alpha Southeast Asia Best FI Awards, Maybank IB was named Best Bond House, Best Equity House and Best Institutional Broker.
Maybank Kim Eng Group received the award for Best Broker in Southeast Asia for the eighth consecutive year at the same awards.