Achievements and Awards 2008

In a business environment that is increasingly competitive, the RHB Banking Group has managed to maintain its position as one of the most innovative financial services providers not only in Malaysia but in the Asian region as well. This is evident from the numerous awards and accolades we have received over the years.

RHB BANK

  • Top SMI Support Award

    • Credit Guarantee Corporation Berhad
  • Sahabat SMI Award

    • SMI Association of Malaysia
  • Best Customer Experience Management of the Year (Banking Service)

    • Asia Pacific Customer Service Consortium, Hong Kong
  • Business Leadership Awards (BLAS) in consumer and commercial banking segment

    • Malaysia Brand Equity Awards

RHB INVESTMENT BANK

  • Malaysia Bond House

    • ifrasia
  • Issuer of the Year - Export Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) RM1 billion bond issue - Advisor, Lead Arranger & Book Runner

    • ifrasia
  • Malaysia Capital Markets Deal - Binariang GSM RM15.35 billion Islamic issuance - Joint Lead Arranger

    • ifrasia
  • Deal Award - Best Islamic Financing - MRCB Southern Link's RM845 million project financing sukuk

    • Finance Asia
  • Most Innovative Deal of the Year in SouthEast Asia 2008 - KEXIM's RM1 billion bond issue

    • Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Deal of the Year & Malaysia Deal of the Year - Projek Lintasan Shah Alam (PLSA) - Sukuk al Ijarah RM330 million & Sukuk al Mudarah RM415 million - Lead Arranger & Advisor

    • Islamic Finance News
  • Best Local Brokerage for Mega Funds - 3rd place

    • Asia Money Brokers Poll
  • Best Macroeconomics for Mega Funds - 3rd place

    • Asia Money Brokers Poll
  • Best Overall Macroeconomics - 2nd place

    • Asia Money Brokers Poll
  • Best Overall Banks - 3rd place

    • Asia Money Brokers Poll
  • Best Overall Local Brokerage - 3rd place

    • Asia Money Brokers Poll
  • No. 2 in Conventional Bonds Issue Value 2008

    • Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC)
  • No. 2 in Conventional Bonds Issue Count 2008

    • Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC)
  • Benchmark Deal of the Year 2008: Principal Adviser/Lead Arranger and Joint Lead Manager for The Export-Import Bank of Korea's (KEXIM) Conventional and/or Islamic Medium Term Notes Programme of up to RM3.0 billion in Ringgit Malaysia and/or Foreign Currencies

    • Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC)
  • Best Corporate Finance Deal - EPF 25% stake in RHB Capital Bhd to Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank for RM3.9 billion

    • The Edge
  • Best IPO of the Year - Perwaja Holdings Bhd RM367.01 million IPO

    • The Edge

RHB RESEARCH INSTITUTE SDN BHD

  • Best Fixed Income Research House 2008 - 1st place

    • The Edge
  • Best Equity Research House - 3rd place

    • The Edge
  • Best Construction/Building Materials Analyst - 1st place Joshua Ng

    • The Edge
  • Best Banking Analyst - 1st place Low Yee Huap

    • The Edge
  • Best Media Analyst - 2nd place David Chong

    • The Edge
  • Best Telecoms/Technology Analyst - 2nd place David Chong

    • The Edge
  • Best Plantations Analyst - 2nd place Hoe Lee Leng

    • The Edge
  • Best Economist - 3rd place Lim Chee Sing & 4th place Peck Boon Soon

    • The Edge
  • Best Strategist 2008 - 3rd place Lim Chee Sing

    • The Edge
  • Best Technical Analyst - 3rd place Khoo Ban Yu

    • The Edge

RHB INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SDN BHD

  • Winner of the Islamic Balanced Category - RHB Mudharabah Fund

    • Morningstar Fund Awards 2008
  • Best Malaysian Islamic Bond Fund - RHB Islamic Bond Fund

    • 2008 Annual Failaka Islamic Funds Awards
  • Top 5 Most Astute Investors in local currency bonds in Malaysia

    • The Asset Magazine

RHB ISLAMIC BANK

  • The 2008 Asset Asian Awards For Islamic Finance

    • The Asset
  • Deal of the Year 2008 and Malaysia Deal of the Year 2008

    • Islamic Finance News