A Leading Investment Bank in ASEAN

Discover a seamless investment banking experience like no other, available in conventional and Shariah compliant terms. Through an unrivalled investment banking history in Southeast Asian markets, we have assisted a wide range of institutions in their Initial Public Offering (IPO), structured numerous landmark mergers & acquisitions (M&A) transactions, and arranged a great number of high profile bond issuances for corporates, financial institutions, and governments.

IPO Banker in ASEAN

Listed most companies in ASEAN 

Source: Dealogic

M&A Banker in ASEAN

Advised most M&A transactions in ASEAN 

Source: Dealogic

DCM Banker in ASEAN

for 16 years since 2005

Source: Dealogic, ASEAN Local Currency Bonds 

Our Solutions and Offerings

Benefit from a full suite of conventional and Islamic investment banking solutions with us. We provide curated advice and services related to corporate transactions, equity and debt offerings to a wide range of clients including corporates, high net-worth individuals, institutions and governments.


We are also a trailblazer in green and socially responsible financing. Whether you are an issuer or investor, we strive to find the best conventional and Islamic solution for your business needs. 

Get expert guidance on general corporate matters, including the following:

  • IPOs

  • Listing transfers and dual listing

  • Mergers and acquisitions*

  • Capital management

  • Corporate valuations

  • Corporate rationalisation and restructuring

  • Employee stock option and incentive plans

  • General financial advisory 

  • Advisory on regulatory matters such as listing guidelines and requirements in a broad range of markets.


We understand that each of our clients have their own unique needs. That’s why we offer comprehensive advisory solutions tailor-made to address your most challenging and complex needs. One of our unique strengths is our strong presence across key Southeast Asian markets that allows us to excel in domestic and cross-border transactions.


*including buy-side and sell-side advisory, M&A, takeovers, joint ventures, divestitures, management buy-outs, leveraged buy-outs and reverse take-overs. 

Our approach to mergers and acquisitions is holistic, integrated and multi-disciplinary; we bring to you the best conventional and Islamic solutions that suit your business needs:

Sector Expertise
  • Industry insights into key themes and trends
  • Competitive intelligence on buyer and seller dynamics
  • Valuation expertise
  • Optimised deal positioning
Execution Experience
  • Process management
  • Structuring advisory
  • Regulatory advisory
  • Due diligence
  • Tactics
  • Capital structure optimisation
  • Equity capital markets
  • Debt capital markets
  • Bridge financing
Risk Management
  • Managing FX exposure
  • Managing rates exposure
  • Selective commodities exposures
  • Insurance / takaful solutions
Asset Management and Private Banking
  • Liquidity management
  • Wealth management solutions
Leading Asia Pacific Network
  • Deep network of client relationships across Asia Pacific
  • Strong Inbound Dialogue with MNCs
  • Access to key decision makers and regulators

Our pre-eminent, award-winning franchise has a strong track record of successfully executing the largest landmark equity fund raising transactions in the Southeast Asian region. 


Our Services

We offer full suite of equity capital markets solutions to our corporate clients. We structure equity fund raising transactions including IPOs, primary & secondary placements, rights issues and private investments in public enterprises


Our Credentials

We are consistently ranked first on Dealogic®️ and Bloomberg®️ league tables, commanding sizable market share in Southeast Asian equity capital market activities. 

CIMB’s award-winning Regional Debt Capital Markets (DCM) franchise is a holistic solutions provider with extensive experience in originating, structuring, and executing USD, EUR, GBP and ASEAN local currency fixed income securities.


As a regional institution with a global reach, our worldwide network of investors and extensive wealth management channels provide a strong distribution platform to raise funding for sovereigns, corporates, and institutional clients. Our in-house rating advisory team also has extensive experience in dealing with both local and international rating agencies.


We have been repeatedly mandated as Global Coordinator, Principal Adviser, Lead Arranger, Lead Manager, Bookrunner and Dealer for many landmark USD and regional ASEAN local currency offerings, across both conventional bonds and Sukuk – testament of CIMB’s position as the preferred debt capital markets franchise.


Tap into the holistic product suite of ASEAN’s leading DCM house with CIMB:


  • Bonds / sukuk across USD, EUR, GBP, CNH (Offshore Chinese Yuan) and ASEAN currencies
  • Green, social and sustainability bonds/ sukuk
  • Perpetual bonds / sukuk
  • Convertible and exchangeable bonds / sukuk
  • Asset-backed securities
  • Liability management
  • Regulatory capital (Tier 1 and Tier 2)
  • Project financing

We Take Pride in Finding Solutions that Perfectly Meet Your Needs

Discover how we worked with our past clients to reach their goals.

Our Success Stories

Recognition of Our Leadership Position in Investment Banking

Our local and international accolades mark the trust that our clients have in us.