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PMB INVESTMENT'S FUND WON GLOBAL ISLAMIC FUND AWARD
PMB Investment Berhad (PMB Investment), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Berhad (Pelaburan MARA), has won two Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2016 Global Islamic for one of the funds under its management, PMB Shariah Aggressive Fund (PMB SAF), today.
The award was presented by Raymond Lee, Thomson Reuters Senior Country Officer to Nazim Rahman, Group Chief Executive Officer of Pelaburan MARA. Also present at the awards ceremony Ameer Ali Mohamed, the Chief Executive Officer of PMB Investment.
PMB SAF won the Malaysia Global Islamic Equity for the period 3 and 5 years ended December 31, 2015.
According to The Edge-Lipper Table, PMB SAF recorded a total return of 41% for one year, 92% for three years and 111% for five years, ending December 31, 2015.
In March this year, PMB SAF has already received 3 awards on The Edge-Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2016 for the Best Shariah Equity Fund Malaysia Overall for a 3 year period and the Best Shariah Equity Fund Malaysia for a 3 and 5 year period, all ended December 31, 2015.
PMB SAF is an equity fund aimed to achieve high capital returns in the medium to long term by investing in Shariah-based securities. The fund is suitable for investors who have a high risk appetite.
In addition to PMB SAF, PMB Investment also offers other equity funds with different investment strategies and thus have different levels of risk in order to meet different investor risk appetite.
PMB Investment is a member of Pelaburan MARA Berhad, a pioneer in Malaysia’s unit trust industry with nearly five decades of experience in unit trust and portfolio management. PMB Investment is an Islamic Fund Management Companies (IFMC) and currently manages 14 unit trust funds, two wholesale funds and portfolio accounts with investments in traditional asset classes - equities, bonds and money markets amounted to RM1.22 billion as at June 30, 2016.
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