04 Februari 2015
EXIM BANK RECOGNIZED AMONG THE MOST INNOVATIVE ISLAMIC FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR 2014 IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

KUALA LUMPUR, Wednesday (4 February 2015) - Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank) has been named as one of the recipients for Most Innovative Islamic Finance Deal of the Year 2014 in Southeast Asia. The Bank was honoured for winning this award in respect of MEXIM’s USD300 million Sukuk issuance by Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine.

The award was presented by Mr. Siddiq Bazarwala, Editor for Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine during the 8th Annual Deal and Solution Awards 2014 luncheon at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur. On hand to accept the award was EXIM Bank’s President/Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Adissadikin Ali.

“We're honoured and delighted to receive this award. It is representing the world’s first EXIM Bank to issue the sukuk. The issuance is in line with MEXIM’s initiatives to grow its Islamic Finance business and would position MEXIM to capture opportunities in the Islamic Financial markets. This also represents our commitment to support the Government’s ongoing initiatives and efforts to position Malaysia as an international Islamic Finance marketplace.” said Adissadikin.

BNP Paribas Malaysia Berhad (“BNP”), CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad and Maybank Investment Bank Berhad (“Maybank IB”) were appointed as the Joint Principal Advisers and BNP, CIMB Bank (L) Limited (“CIMB Labuan”), HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad and Maybank IB were appointed as Joint Lead Arrangers for the establishment of the Programme. BNP Paribas, Hong Kong Branch, CIMB Labuan, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Maybank IB were appointed as Joint Lead Managers for the Sukuk issuance under the Programme.