KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvest took three top spots in Malaysia at the Alpha Southeast Asia 12th Annual Fund Management Awards 2021.
In a statement on Thursday, AmInvest said it was adjudged “Best Overall Asset & Fund Manager, Malaysia” for the fourth consecutive year; “Best Asset Manager (Fixed Income), Malaysia” for the second consecutive year and “Best Fund with the Optimal Information Ratio, Malaysia”.
Group chief executive officer of AmBank Group, Datuk Sulaiman Mohd Tahir said: “Our investment teams’ ability to apply the appropriate investment strategies to quickly respond to market volatility brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, enabled us to add value to our investors’ portfolios while meeting their immediate needs.
“We are truly honoured to be recognised for our fund management expertise against this backdrop and would like to thank our clients for staying invested with us as we navigate an unprecedented investment landscape.”
Sulaiman said the awards acknowledge AmInvest as a leading multi-asset fund management company that provides among others, solid and transparent investment processes, secured risk management, proper investment accounting systems, quality investment research, advanced portfolio management and diversification, above par risk-adjusted returns, and overall long-term outstanding fund performance.
The chief executive of AmInvest, Goh Wee Peng said: “AmInvest has been managing funds for 40 years now.
“Looking ahead, we remain focused on seeking out the best investment opportunities in all market conditions and providing investment solutions to help our investors achieve their investment goals.”
AmInvest’s assets under management (AUM) is around RM48bil as at June 2021. They comprise conventional and Shariah-compliant investment solutions, foreign and local investments across asset classes.
Its AUM growth has been on an upward trend throughout the years and has increased by 6% over the past year as at June 2021.
The publisher of Alpha Southeast Asia, Siddiq Bazarwala said the challenging investment environment has seen asset managers looking for ways to diversify their offerings, while AmInvest has continued to strengthen and expand its multi-asset products and strategies.
“As a result, it now enjoys a position of strength to maximise diversity and create further resiliency,” he said.
Hong Kong-based Alpha Southeast Asia is a regional institutional investment publication.