Seohan Soo, Executive Vice President, Capital Markets Group, AmInvestment Bank Berhad (right) receiving the awards from Professor Humayon Dar, Chairman of Global Islamic Finance Awards at The Global Islamic Finance Awards held in Astana, Kazakhstan on 6 September 2017. (Pic by AmInvest)

KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Bank Berhad (“AmInvestment Bank”) marked another milestone by winning the Best Sukuk House at the seventh Global Islamic Finance Awards 2017 (GIFA) held on 6 September 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group, said, “It is truly an honour for all of us at AmBank to receive this international recognition for the first time and it is also a prestigious addition to our many awards and accolades received this year. This award further underscores the Islamic finance expertise and capabilities we have built over the years.”

Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz, Chief Executive Officer, AmInvestment Bank and Managing Director, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Group reiterated, “We are honoured to receive the “Best Sukuk House of the Year 2017” award from GIFA. This recognition reaffirms our capability to leverage on our position as a leading Sukuk house that continuously reinforces its pole position in innovations in the realm of Islamic finance.”

The Global Islamic Finance Awards is organised for the seventh time by Edbiz Corporation, an international Shariah advisory firm based in London. The GIFA has made its mark on Islamic and Finance industry by recognising the most outstanding players around the world in Islamic finance and banking. The winners are chosen based on an objective proprietary methodology developed by Edbiz Consulting.

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