Maybank Islamic, the Islamic finance arm of the Maybank Group, is the largest Islamic Bank in ASEAN and the world’s third largest, with a total asset size exceeding US$42 billion as at June 30 2014. As a global leader in Islamic finance, Maybank Islamic continues to spearhead the Islamic banking and finance industry through cross-border business, regional leadership in retail and investment banking in Southeast Asia. Maybank Islamic's portfolio of diversified products and services are available through a network of over 400 Maybank branches in Malaysia, as well as in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, London and Bahrain.
Maybank Islamic, a leader in the retail Islamic banking industry in ASEAN, is also an established corporate investment enabler. Maybank Islamic together with Maybank Investment Bank consistently ranks in the top tier of the Bloomberg Global Sukuk League Table.
The internationalization of the industry is at the core of Maybank Islamic's growth strategy. New geographic frontiers are targeted by Maybank Islamic in the years 2015 and beyond.
Maybank Islamic's aspiration to continue being a global player in the industry is backed by its Shariah Center of Excellence. This initiative aims to serve as a comprehensive and practical source of reference to industry players, legal, regulatory and academic fraternities contributing to a healthy debate and development of the industry.
More importantly, Maybank Islamic is at the forefront of humanizing financial services and the industry.Being Malaysia’s largest Zakat contributor, Maybank Islamic's Zakat contribution stood at US$6.5 million in 2013 and helped improve the lives of countless poor and needy families. Our contribution to the under privileged will continue to intensify in Zakat and Waqaf forms, in all our markets, encapsulating our brand promise of humanising financial services.
About Khazanah Nasional Berhad is the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia entrusted to hold and manage the commercial assets of the Government and to undertake strategic investments.
Khazanah is involved in various sectors such as power, telecommunications, banking, healthcare, airport management, infrastructure, leisure & tourism, property development, broadcasting, investment holding, and technology. Some of the key listed companies in Khazanah‟s investment portfolio include Telekom Malaysia Bhd., Tenaga Nasional Bhd., CIMB Group, Axiata Group Bhd., IHH Healthcare Bhd., Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd., and UEM Sunrise Bhd. For further information, please visit www.khazanah.com.my
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) is a top-tier Islamic financial services institution and the fourth largest Islamic bank globally by assets. Its mission is to offer Islamic financial solutions for individuals, corporates and institutions globally, carrying out all contracts, operations and transactions in accordance with Islamic Shari'a principles and under its central value to bring ‘banking as it should be’ to its customers. Within this framework, ADIB is focusing its efforts on demonstrating and driving the universality of Islamic banking – an industry grounded in ethics and a ‘back to basics’ approach – to people of all faiths and backgrounds.
ADIB has fast become a pillar of Islamic banking in the UAE and the Middle East. Its contributions to the UAE economy and Islamic banking have been recognized through awards and international accolades including “Best Overall Islamic Bank” by Islamic Finance News, “Best Islamic in the Middle East” by Banker FT and “Best Bank in Customer Service” for the third consecutive year by Ethos Consultancy.
In the UAE, ADIB is expanding its domestic footprint, having the third largest retail network in the country reaching more than 600,000 customers to date, which it is growing by some 15,000 per month, with 80 branches and more than 600 ATMs. The bank has doubled its asset base over the past 5 years and is continuing to build its presence internationally in countries such as Egypt, in which it has 75 branches, as well as KSA, UK, Sudan, Iraq and Qatar
ADCB was formed in 1985 and as at 30 June 2014 employed over 4,300 people from 61 nationalities, serving over 561,000 retail customers and approximately 43,000 corporate and SME clients in 50 branches, 3 pay offices and 2 branches in India, 1 branch in Jersey and a representative office in London. As at 30 June 2014, ADCB’s total assets were AED 198 bn.
ADCB is a full-service commercial bank which offers a wide range of products and services such as retail banking, wealth management, private banking, corporate banking, commercial banking, cash management, investment banking, corporate finance, foreign exchange, interest rate and currency derivatives and Islamic products, project finance and property management services.
ADCB is owned 60.2% by the Government of Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi Investment Council - 58.08% and Abu Dhabi Government Entity - 2.07%). Its shares are traded on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. As at 30 June 2014, ADCB’s market capitalisation was AED 37 bn.
Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), established in 1975, is the first Islamic bank to have incorporated the principles of Islam in all its practices and is the largest Islamic bank in the UAE. DIB is a public joint stock company, and its shares are listed on the Dubai Financial Market. The bank enjoys a reputation as a leader and innovator in maintaining the quality, flexibility and accessibility of its products and services. The bank currently operates 90 branches in the UAE.
DIB has been proactive in creating partnerships and alliances at both the local and international level. The bank has established DIB Pakistan Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary which has a network of more than 125 branches across 40 major cities in Pakistan. DIB has also started operations in Jordan, with the establishment of Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank.
Alongside its accomplishments as a commercial organisation, DIB has always recognised its wider role in society. The bank supports the communities in which it operates through the DIB Foundation, a non-profit social, humanitarian and charitable organisation which distributes millions of dirhams to good causes at home and abroad each year.
For its contribution to both the banking industry and the wider community, DIB has earned the respect of its peers around the world. The bank’s leading position has been reaffirmed by more than 120 local, regional and international accolades that it has won since 2008. DIB has won awards across diversified areas, including retail, corporate and investment banking, as well as CSR and consultancy services. In addition to the “Best Islamic Bank 2013” at the Global Islamic Finance Awards, recent recognition includes being named “Best Islamic Bank” and “Best Investment Bank” at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards, “Best Sukuk House” at the EMEA Finance Middle East Banking Awards, “Best Islamic Card” and “Best SME Card” at the Banker Middle East Products Awards as well as being chosen as the “Islamic Bank of the Year –UAE” and “Most Established Bank of the Year – UAE” at 2014 Business Excellence Awards. Dubai Islamic Bank has been also declared the winner of the “Best Islamic Bank, UAE – 2014” by World Finance - Islamic Finance Awards 2014.