CIMB tops Bloomberg’s Ringgit Bonds league table for 12 consecutive years

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Investment Bank Berhad has, yet again, proven its leadership in the investment banking space by maintaining its long standing top positions for Malaysian bond, equities and Ringgit Sukuk arranger, as well as for ASEAN local currency bonds for the first half of 2017.

CIMB was also in the top two positions for Global Sukuk league table for the same period.

For 12 consecutive years, CIMB has topped Bloomberg’s Underwriter League Table for Malaysian Ringgit Bonds, having garnered 32.28 per cent of the Malaysian Ringgit Bond market share with 60 issuances totalling RM16.16 billion in 1H2017.

CIMB also led Bloomberg’s Malaysian Ringgit Sukuk, with a market share of 30.56 per cent amounting to RM11.13 billion, and maintained its dominance in the ASEAN local currency bonds – for the sixth consecutive year – with a 14.26 per cent market share on the back of 152 issuances worth USD5.45 billion for the same period.

On the equity front, CIMB was again ranked number one – for six out of the last seven years – in the Dealogic Malaysia Equity Capital Markets league table for 1H2017, having successfully arranged landmark deals which raised a total of US$560 million.

In the same period, CIMB also led the Dealogic ASEAN ECM league table with 12 per cent market share, raising US$742 million in equity capital.

Group Chief Executive of CIMB Group, Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Aziz commented, “Maintaining our top rankings, particularly the regional and global ones, are a testament to CIMB’s deep investment banking expertise complemented by our strong ASEAN presence and network.

We owe these prestigious recognitions to our customers’ trust and continuous support, as well as our staff’s consistent effort in making CIMB a leading ASEAN universal bank.

“With our T18 recalibration completed, foundations strengthened and regional operating model refreshed, CIMB is now better-poised to harness more opportunities to forward our clients’ business goals and ambitions within ASEAN.”