KENANGA Investment Bank Bhd is proud to have been recognised in seven out of 22 categories at the annual Bursa Excellence Awards.
It emerged champion for the Best Overall Equities Participating Organisation, Best Structured Warrant Issuer, Best Trading Participant Equity and Financial Derivatives, and Best Institutional Derivatives Trading Participant.
While it became first runner-up for the Best Retail Equities Participating Organisation category, it emerged second runner-up for the Best Institutional Equities Participating Organisation Investment Bank and Best Overall Derivatives Trading Participant awards.
Kenanga Group managing director Datuk Chay Wai Leong said it was an honour to receive accolades across multiple disciplines.
“We would like to thank Bursa Malaysia for the encouragement and recognition, which serves as a validation of our commitment towards excellence.
“The financial services space is undergoing massive disruption, and we hope to continue staying ahead of the game through our persistent emphasis on innovation and technology.”
He said it was a defining time for the industry as they navigated the opportunities and challenges of the new norm.
“Serving a rapidly growing client base of over 600,000 traders and investors, we have dedicated teams developing solutions to improve customer experience and expand on product lines, strengthening our ecosystem.
“Clients today are digitally savvy, resourceful and hungry for alternative investment solutions, and we aim to meet these rising expectations, ” he added.
The 9th Bursa Excellence Awards was attended by Bursa Malaysia Bhd chairman Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar and its chief executive Datuk Muhammad Umar Swift.
The event recognised participating organisations and individuals who helped build the capital market across the three segments of equities, derivatives and the Islamic capital market.