Maybank has won five awards and topped two polls for 2022, namely, in its consumers and whole businesses at the Asiamoney 2022 award ceremony.
The regional bank was named the Most Outstanding Company in Malaysia – Banking Sector for the second consecutive year under Asiamoney’s annual Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll, which is designed to acknowledge listed companies that excel in areas of financial performance, management team excellence, investor relations, and corporate social responsibility initiatives. Close to 1,000 fund managers, buy-side analysts, bankers, and research analysts were polled for companies listed across 12 markets in Asia, with 175 companies recognised for their outstanding performance in their respective sectors and markets.
It also received three awards under Asiamoney’s Best Bank Awards in 2022 as Best Bank for Diversity & Inclusion in Malaysia, Best Investment Bank in Malaysia (Maybank Investment Bank), and Best International Bank in Cambodia.
Asiamoney on its website acknowledges that Maybank is seen as a change agent in the industry, prodding peers to increase diversity to strengthen the performance of the broader economy. Key employee and industry thought leadership initiatives that have contributed to Maybank’s win include the Group’s inaugural Diversity Day held in 2021 and the launch of its Allyship Programme.
Meanwhile, Maybank Investment Bank’s second annual consecutive win was supported by key achievements in its investment management and investment banking and advisory units. It ranked top in the Dealogic Malaysia equity capital markets league tables, with a 26% market share, completing four of the top five local equity deals while ranking second in debt markets league tables.
Maybank Cambodia was chosen for the third consecutive year as the Best International Bank in Cambodia given its impressive growth as one of the leading foreign banks in terms of assets, customer deposits, and returns, its unmatched internet banking capabilities in Cambodia, and its digital strengths leveraging the parent Group as well as its initiatives to improve the local market, especially in support of local small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Group President and CEO of Maybank, Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli said these awards and poll findings re-enforce Maybank’s commitment in providing solutions that support customers’ end-to-end needs while placing emphasis on quality customer service.
Asiamoney is a financial publication established in 1989 with financial and investment markets analysis for institutional investors, capital issuers, borrowers and corporates with business interests in Asia Pacific. It has merged with other key capital markets publications from the Euromoney Institutional Investor Group to form GlobalCapital. Asiamoney is a monthly publication with daily news and analysis on the GlobalCapital website.