Investment Banking

We provide market-leading conventional and Islamic financial advice for a tailored delivery of banking solutions to our clients.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

As one of the leading M&A houses in Asia, we offer our clients expert advice in both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Our vast experience in strategic planning and execution reflects our capability in providing our clients with the best results. Whether our clients seek new partners, enter new markets, undergo business expansion or explore divestment opportunities, we are ready to deliver as your advisor of choice.

Our comprehensive and forward-looking M&A advice offering includes, but is not limited to:

  • Buy-side and Sell-side Advisory
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Takeovers
  • Joint Ventures
  • Divestitures
  • Management Buy-outs
  • Leveraged Buy-outs
  • Reverse Take-overs

Financial Advisory

Our diverse skills set, depth of experience, thought leadership and regional presence allow us to offer value-added advisory services tailored to our clients needs.

We provide expert guidance on general corporate matters, including:

  • Capital Management
  • Listing Transfers and Dual Listing
  • Corporate Valuations
  • Corporate Rationalisation and Restructuring
  • Employee Stock Option and Incentive Plans
  • General Financial Advice

We also provide advice on regulatory matters such as listing guidelines and requirements in a broad range of markets.

Equity Capital Markets   

CIMB deploys the power of its robust regional equities distribution platform for the benefit of its Corporate and Institutional clients in the region. We primarily focus on equity capital raising on major Asian stock exchanges including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and India.

We strive to meet our clients’ equity financing needs across Asia, by structuring and arranging innovative primary and secondary market transactions. Our product suite includes Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), pre-IPO equity fund raising, placements, block trades, top-up placements, rights issues and private investment in public enterprises.

We have a strong and extensive distribution network. Our global sales force is based across most major markets of Asia, and our specialist sales desks in London and New York give us access to over 1,000 top-tier institutional investors.

Initial Public Offerings  

Having worked on numerous award-winning deals, including some of the largest Initial Public Offerings in Asia Pacific, our team offers deep expertise in the structuring and distribution of IPOs globally.

Our IPO team, complemented by strong local presence and rich knowledge of Asian markets, enables us to advise our clients on the numerous regulatory requirements and issues related to equity markets in the region.

We are amongst the market leaders when it comes to acting for public listed companies in the region. Our team has also built an impressive track record over the last 10 years advising some of Asia’s most prominent investment and business trusts.

Secondary Offerings  

We help listed companies undertake secondary offerings, raising funds through both equity and equity-linked instruments.

Our strong international equities distribution network enables us to provide the full suite of related services, including:

  • Rights Issues
  • Restricted Issues
  • Private Placements
  • Special Issues

Capital Markets  

Regional Debt Capital Markets

The Regional Debt Capital Markets unit specialises in the origination, structuring and execution of conventional and Islamic fixed income securities denominated in various currencies including ASEAN local currencies, as well as G3 currencies and CNY for the Group’s sovereign and corporate clients across the globe. The products offered include bonds and sukuk which encompass project financing, corporate bonds, asset backed securities, corporate perpetual securities, sub-debt issuances and bank capital instruments.

Regional Debt Syndicate

The Regional Debt Syndicate desk works closely with the origination and distribution teams to underwrite, price and syndicate a broad range of fixed income products, including equity-linked and hybrid securities. Through its regional and local teams, it is involved in G3, CNY and domestic currency denominated debt deals. This desk has extensive experience and is able to provide a global vantage point and distribution reach, while applying its local understanding of its clients.

Convertible Bond Sales and Trading

The Convertible Bond Sales and Trading team is responsible for marketing and distribution of convertible and exchangeable bonds and sukuk deals originated by the Group. The team also actively market-makes in the secondary market to provide liquidity for various client segments within the Group.

Convertible Bonds Structuring

The Convertible Bonds Structuring team is responsible for the structuring of convertible and exchangeable bonds and sukuk transactions. The team leverages on their experience in providing tailored convertible/exchangeable bonds and sukuk financing solutions to meet issuers' funding objectives.

CIMB Group
Corporate Snapshot (Figures as at 31 March 2019)
Total Assets:
RM 549.7 billion
Total Funds Under Management:
RM 87.4 billion
Global Markets:*

Total Shareholders' Funds:
RM 52.8 billion
Staff Strength: