A Dependable Institution Who Understands ASEAN Financial Markets
As a major player in the ASEAN financial markets, we have experience across multiple asset classes. Our expertise in ASEAN local currency products makes us a strong market maker with sales and distribution capabilities. Whether you need conventional or Islamic terms, we offer structured hedging and investment solutions that are tailored to your needs.
Our Solutions and Offerings
Tap into our established network, deep regional expertise, and award-winning capabilities. We provide a full suite of conventional and Islamic products across all financial markets asset classes, including foreign exchange, interest rates, credit and fixed income, money markets, equity, commodities, and derivatives.
Look no further in finding your bespoke conventional and Islamic investment solutions that allows you to monetize your investment view, providing yield enhancement returns and investment diversification with the peace of mind of your choice of preferred level of capital preservations. Whether it is full capital protection, partial capital protection, or non-capital guaranteed, we will provide a solution tailored to your risk-return profile.
We have a specialist team of experienced structurers with extensive capabilities to provide a wide range of asset class diversity from foreign exchange currency, interest / profit rates, commodities, credit, fixed income, to equities references of your choice.
We understand that businesses run on risk. We are here to help you manage your risk with our extensive capabilities across foreign exchange, interest rates, credit and fixed income, commodities, and equities. Whether it is locking in the exchange rate for a sale that will occur in two months, or hedging your risk against increasing crude oil prices, we will find a solution for you.
With expertise, experience, and a solid track record in holistic risk solutioning across various asset classes and currencies, our in-house specialist team structures hedging solutions customised to your needs. Our offering extends across multiple areas of consideration, including hedge accounting, market insights/trends, best practices, and execution. Some of our common conventional and Islamic hedging examples include:
Currency hedging for importers and exporters
Liability hedging for interest rate and currency exposures
e.g. floating rate loans / financings and bond / sukuk issuances
Asset-liability duration mismatch hedging for insurance / takaful and pension funds
Commodity price hedging for producers and consumers
We also aspire to provide more sustainable hedging solutions for our clients. In 2021, we entered into a Sustainability-linked derivative (SLD) transaction in the form of an interest rate swap with a notional value of RM2.45 billion. It is the world’s first Malaysian Ringgit denominated SLD transaction and to date Asia’ largest ESG linked derivative transaction by notional value. Following this transaction, CIMB is committed to execute more innovative treasury and derivative transaction with ESG-related pricing components for our clients.
We are a proud ASEAN bank with deep roots across the region and strong relationships with regulators. This has allowed us to be a market maker across key local currencies and fixed income markets in Southeast Asia.
We hold the following market maker positions:
No. 1 Bank Negara Malaysia Principal Dealer (conventional)
No. 1 Bank Negara Malaysia Principal Dealer (Islamic)
Indonesia Stock Exchange Primary Dealer
Recognition of Our Leadership Position
Our local and international accolades mark the trust that our clients have in us.
Alpha Southeast Asia
Best FX Bank for Money Market Products in Malaysia (x2)
Best Equity House of the Year in Southeast Asia (x3)
Best Equity House in Malaysia (x8)
Bank Negara Malaysia League
No. 1 Overall FX Volume (x7)
No. 1 FX Swaps (x6)
No. 1 FX Spot (x4)
No. 1 FX Options (x2)
No. 1 FX Forwards (x2)
No. 1 Principal Dealership and Islamic Principal Dealership (x4)
The Asset Triple A
Best Bank for Investment Solutions, Rates, Credit, FX, Commodities, Malaysia (x4)
Best Bank for Investment Solutions, Rates, FX, Indonesia (x4)
Best Bank for Investment Solutions, Equity, Rates, FX Thailand (x5)
House of the Year – Thailand (x2)
House of the Year – Indonesia (x11)
House of the Year – Malaysia (x10)
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