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Friday February 3, 2012

Maybank IB tops sukuk/bond issues

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank ( Maybank IB) clinched the top spot in the Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd’s (MARC) 2011 Lead Managers League Tables by issue value and issue count.

Maybank IB had managed in total of 12 MARC-rated sukuk or bond issuances which amounted to RM9.41bil.

AMInvestment Bank Bhd and CIMB Investment Bank Bhd were rated second and third respectively in the sukuk or bond value category. Meanwhile, in the category of issue count, Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd came in second while AMInvestment Bank Bhd was in third placing.

MARC said in a statement that last year saw higher corporate sukuk/bond issuance activity, which contributed to a 68% and 33% year-on-year increases in the number and aggregate value of sukuk/bond issues rated by MARC respectively.


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