Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

Established for more than 45 years, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad is a financial group in Malaysia with extensive experience in equity broking, investment banking, treasury, Islamic banking, listed derivatives, investment management, wealth management, structured lending and trade financing.

Today, it is an award-winning leading independent investment bank in the country with a continuous commitment towards driving collaboration, innovation and digitalisation in the marketplace.

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad is the largest independent investment bank* in Malaysia by equity trading volume and value, as well as, one of the top brokerage houses with the largest network of remisiers. Its fast growing client base enjoys convenience through more than 30 locations throughout Malaysia.
The Group has garnered a host of awards and accolades reflecting its strong market position. It was awarded under the categories of Best Institutional Equities Participating Organisation and Best Retail Equities Participating Organisation by Bursa Malaysia along with Best Trading Participant for Equity and Financial Derivatives for 16 consecutive years.
The Group has been accorded titles of Best Institutional Derivatives Trading Participant and Best Overall Derivatives Trading Participant categories by Bursa Malaysia. The Group received Best Dividend Yield at Focus Malaysia’s Best Under Billion Awards 2018, and it clinched ‘Deal of the Year 2018’ from Islamic Finance News for its innovative Sukuk programme.
The Group continues to be a regular and repeat recipient of distinguished industry accolades, such as the Lipper, Fundsupermart and Morningstar awards.
Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd, the Group’s joint venture with Japan’s Rakuten Securities, Inc. was named FinTech Company of the Year. For its continued efforts towards community outreach and employee volunteerism, the Group was awarded the coveted CSR Award (Investment Bank) at the CSR Malaysia Awards 2018, an award endorsed by the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development.
* year to date based on Bursa Malaysia’s Participating Organisations (POs) Trading Summary.

Awards & Recognition

Bursa Excellence Awards 2018

  • Best Trading Participant Equity & Financial Derivatives
  • Best Institutional Derivatives Trading Participant (Champion)
  • Best Remisier (Champion)
  • Best Overall Derivatives Trading Participant (1st Runner Up)
  • Best Institutional Equities Participating Organisation – Investment Bank (2nd Runner Up)
  • Best Retail Equities Participating Organisation – Investment Bank (2nd Runner Up)

Islamic Finance News Awards 2018

  • Deal of the Year 2018 (Perpetual Sukuk category)

Asia Asset Management’s Best of the Best Awards 2019

  • Best Equity Manager
  • Best Wealth Management Platform
  • Best Investor Education

Morningstar Malaysia Awards 2019

  • Best Malaysia Large-Cap Equity Fund (Kenanga Blue Chip Fund)

FSMOne Recommended Unit Trusts 2019/2020

  • Kenanga Growth Fund – More Outstanding Unit Trust for 10 Years
  • Kenanga Growth Fund – Core Equity (Malaysia)
  • Kenanga OnePRS Conservative Fund – Private Retirement Scheme (Conservative)

Best Under Billion Awards 2018

  • Best Divident Yield

KLIFF Islamic Finance Awards 2019

  • Kenanga Syariah Growth Fund – More Outstanding Islamic Fund Product

Shariah Investing Fair 2018 by Bursa Malaysia

  • Best Islamic Participating Organisation (Second (2nd) Runner-Up)

InvestSmart Fest 2017

  • Creativity Award in Digitalising Its Investor Outreach Initiative

iFAST Awards Malaysia 2019

  • Kenanga Growth Fund – Best Selling Unit Trust 2018
  • Kenanga OnePRS Growth Fund – Best Selling Private Retirement Scheme (PRS) 2018
  • Kenanga OnePRS Conservative Fund – Best Selling Private Retirement Scheme (PRS) 2018

CSR Malaysia Awards 2018

  • Investment Banking – #GreenAtWork campaign
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“Kenanga Investment Bank”) was awarded the coveted CSR Award for the Investment Bank category.

The Marketing Events Awards 2018

  • Best Event, Games/Contests (Gold) – KenTrade Trading Challenge III campaign
  • Best Event, Internal (Gold) – #GreenAtWork campaign

What our brand means?

What our brand stands for is defined by our brand values and the way in which we engage with our stakeholders.


We are nimble and quick to respond with creative, customised solutions to meet our stakeholders’ needs, both externally and internally.


We are supported by an integrated network of colleagues and partners. We believe in consolidating our knowledge and working together for the best solutions.


Professionalism, integrity and transparency are values we hold dear. We are fully committed to ethical practices and strive to always maintain credibility in all that we do.

Our People

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Our History

We have done great things in the past. Today, we continue our legacy by doing great things for the future.

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We are committed to the journey as a financial services provider, business partner, employer, community member, environmental steward and a value creator for our shareholders.

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