CIMB clinches 3 awards at Alpha Southeast Asia Best Islamic Finance Awards


CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd and CIMB Investment Bank Bhd clinched three major awards at the 13th annual Alpha Southeast Asia Best Islamic Finance Awards 2021.

In a statement, CIMB said the awards were for best Islamic finance bank, best global Islamic finance sukuk house and best Islamic finance sukuk house in Malaysia.

This is the third consecutive year CIMB has been designated as best Islamic finance sukuk House in Malaysia.

Recently, CIMB was also named as Global Finance’s Best Sukuk Bank globally at the world’s best Islamic financial institutions 2021 awards.

CIMB Islamic CEO Ahmad Shahriman Mohd Shariff said: “These awards are a tribute to the support of CIMB’s customers, without whom we would not be the established Islamic banking franchise we are today.”

He said CIMB Islamic was aligned with the principles of value-based intermediation and it continues to support the progress of individuals, businesses and society at large in a responsible and sustainable manner.

“Notably we have strived to assist the development of the B40 and micro entrepreneur communities, and continue to leverage innovation in the digital space.

We are also continuously progressing in adopting best practices in the Islamic banking industry, in serving our wide profile of customers, including individuals, SMEs and corporates.”

CIMB Investment Bank CEO Jefferi Hashim said, “Our relationships and commitment to serve CIMB’s clients with the best targeted solutions remain our top priority and we would like to thank them as our partners in these awards.”

Jefferi said these accolades recognise CIMB’s continued market leadership and excellence in the sukuk markets both nationally and globally.—Agencies

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