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Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad ("KIBB") is the largest independent investment bank* in the country by equity trading volume and value, as well as one of the top three brokerage houses in Malaysia.

Our History

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2016
 
  • Kenanga Group To Begin Corporate Restructuring Exercise.
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Rakuten Securities, Inc. - Collaboration Will Result In New Online Broking Platform To Boost Retail Participation.
2015
 
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Introduces Its Islamic Stockbroking Window.
  • Kenanga Group Inks Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Yue Xiu Securities Holdings Limited.
  • Kenanga Group, First Southeast Asian Organisation to Partner Global Anti-Fraud Leader ACFE.
  • Kenanga Group Inks Business Cooperation Agreement with Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings.
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Opens Its 10th Site In Johor.
2014
 
    • Malaysia Names Kenanga Investment Bank No. 1 Retail Broker.
    • KenTrade Trading Challenge by Kenanga Launched with Volkswagen Jetta as Grand Prize - An initiative supported by Bursa Malaysia.
    • Kenanga’s Chairman named Lady Extraordinaire at the Inaugural Women of Excellence Malaysia Awards 2014.
2013
 
  • Kenanga Investors Berhad completed the acquisition of 100% interest in ING Funds Berhad.
  • Kenanga Investors Berhad was granted approval by the Securities Commission as a Private Retirement Scheme Provider.
  • ING Funds Berhad changed its name to Kenanga Funds Berhad.
2012
 

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad ("Kenanga Investment Bank") completed the acquisition of the entire issued and paid-up share capital and business (including all assets and liabilities) of ECM Libra Investment Bank Berhad making it the largest independent investment bank in Malaysia.

2010
 
  • 9 April 2010: the 100% acquisition equity interest in CMS Trust Management Berhad (now known as Kenanga Investors Berhad) by Kenanga Investment Bank from CMS Capital Sdn Bhd and AGI Asset Management Ltd was completed.
  • 1 November 2010: the Transfer of Business and Staff of Kenanga Fund Management Berhad (now known as Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad) to Kenanga Investors Berhad (formerly known as CMS Trust Management Berhad) was completed.
2007
 

Kenanga Investment Bank was granted an Investment Banking licence by the Ministry of Finance and on 5 January 2007 assumed its current name, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad.

2002
 

Upon completion of the merger exercise, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad was granted Universal Broker status by the Securities Commission.

2001
 

In line with the Securities Commission's aim to consolidate the stockbroking companies in Malaysia, K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad (''Kenanga Holdings'') embarked on a merger exercise which involved:

  • the acquisition of the subsidiaries of CMS Capital Sdn Bhd (“CMS”), Sarawak Securities Sdn Bhd and Sarawak Securities Futures Sdn Bhd, via the issuance of shares in Kenanga Holdings to CMS; and
  • the acquisition of Peninsula Securities Sdn Bhd for cash.

This resulted in CMS becoming a major shareholder of Kenanga Holdings with 25.13% equity interest.

1997
 

Kenanga Capital Sdn Bhd commenced its business of financing shares of companies approved for listing and quotations on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad under the purview of the Moneylenders Act 1951.

1996
 
  • Kenanga Holdings acquired the entire issued and paid-up share capital of Kenanga Investment Bank via the issuance of new shares in Kenanga Holdings to the existing shareholders of Kenanga Investment Bank.
  • Kenanga Holdings was listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad on 8 October 1996.
1995
 

Kenanga Holdings entered into a joint venture with Deutsche Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd which resulted in the establishment of Kenanga Deutsche Futures Sdn Bhd.

1994
 

A holding company, K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad was incorporated on 7 June 1994.

1991
 

Deutsche Asia Pacific Holdings Pte. Ltd. became a shareholder when it acquired John Hancock International Holdings Inc. (''John Hancock'') 30% shareholdings in Kenanga Investment Bank.

1989
 

John Hancock acquired a 30% equity interest in Kenanga Investment Bank.

1973
 
  • Chairman, YM Tengku Dato' Paduka Noor Zakiah Binti Tengku Ismail was granted a stock broking license.
  • YM Tengku Dato' Noor Zakiah and her business partner, Tuan Haji Kamaruddin bin Taha, incorporated K & N Kenanga Sdn Bhd, now known as Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad with an issued and paid-up share capital of RM2 million. It become one of the first broking houses in Malaysia.
  • YM Tengku Dato' Noor Zakiah is acknowledged as the first Lady Member to be accepted by Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.