Kenanga Group Bags 7 Awards At The Bursa Excellence Event

Muhammad Umar Swift, Chief Executive Officer, Bursa Malaysia Berhad; Chay Wai Leong, Group Managing Director, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad; and Abdul Wahid Bin Omar, Chairman, Bursa Malaysia Berhad.

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“Kenanga Group”) has received seven accolades out of 22 categories, at the annual prestigious Bursa Excellence Awards held on April 9. 

Amongst the seven awards clinched are Champion for Best Overall Equities Participating Organisation, Best Structured Warrant Issuer, Best Trading Participant Equity & Financial Derivatives. First Runner Up for Best Retail Equities Participating Organisation and Second Runner Up for Best Institutional Equities Participating Organisation Investment Bank and Best Overall Derivatives Trading Participant.

Chay Wai Leong, Group Managing Director, of Kenanga Group said, “It is an honor to receive these accolades across the multiple disciplines.”

“We thank Bursa Malaysia for this encouragement and recognition, which serves as a validation of our Group’s commitment towards excellence,” he added. 

The 9th Bursa Excellence Awards was graced by Chairman of Bursa Malaysia Abdul Wahid Bin Omar as well as Chairman, Bursa Malaysia Berhad, Muhammad Umar Swift.

This year’s Award was themed as “Rising Together, Achieving Greatness” to recognise the participating organisations who helped build the capital market across the three segments of equities, derivatives and the Islamic capital market.

“It is a defining time for the industry as we navigate the opportunities and challenges of this 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.

With the undergoing massive disruption for the financial services industry, we hope to continue staying ahead and persevere on our innovation and technology,” Chay Wai added. 

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