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PMB INVESTMENT AWARDED 4 BEST SHARIAH UNIT TRUST FUND LIPPER AWARDS
PMB Investment Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Berhad, has won four (4) awards from three (3) categories of Malaysia’s best shariah unit trust fund at The Edge | Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2018 Ceremony today (March 26, 2018).
The Group Chief Executive Officer of Pelaburan MARA, Dato ' Nazim Rahman said, "we are very pleased and blessed for winning four (4) awards for three (3) of our funds. This is another feather on our cap of achievements for the year soon after we received an award for one of our funds from Morningstar, an international independent investment research company”.
Nazim added, "The Lipper Award is a recognition on our funds and the investing public should take this opportunity to start an investment plan by investing into our high performance funds”.
Commenting on the award winning funds, Najmi Haji Mohamed, the Chief Executive Officer of PMB Investment said, “PMB Shariah Growth Fund (PMB SGF) won the Best Malaysian Equity Fund award for 3 years performance ended 31st December 2017 with 50 per cent return”.
According to Najmi, PMB Investment also won the Best Malaysian Income Equity Fund award for 3 years and 5 years performance ended 31st December 2017 for PMB Shariah Dividend Fund (PMB SDF). The fund has recorded a return of 36% for a period of 3 years and 45% for a period of 5 years ended 31 December 2017.
"In addition, the PMB Shariah Aggressive Fund (PMB SAF) is the Best fund in the Equity Malaysia category for a period of 5 years ending 31 December 2017 by recording a 112 per cent return performance," he said in a press statement released today.
PMB SAF has won the Award at The Edge-Lipper Awards Malaysia 2014 for the Best Equity Malaysia Category for the 3-year period ended 31 December 2013. PMB SAF was also awarded 3 major Lipper awards in 2016 when it won the Fund Award Malaysia's Overall Equity for the 3-year period ending December 31, 2015. Additionally, the fund was the winner as the Best Shariah-compliant Equity Funds Award for 3 and 5 years periods ending December 31, 2015.
"PMB SAF received global recognition for winning two Global Islamic Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2016," he added.
"With this achievement, we are confident to spread our wings and explore the Southeast Asian market by introducing a new fund. The announcement of the new fund will be made next week," said Najmi.
PMB Investment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Berhad Group, is an Islamic Fund Management Company (IFMC), managing 14 unit trust funds, two wholesale funds and several portfolio mandates with investments in equity and sukuk assets classes.
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