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Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd.

Business Summary

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad engages in the provision of investment banking services. It operates through the following segments: Investment Banking, Stockbroking, Futures Broking, Money Lending and Financing, Investment and Wealth Management, Corporate and Others. The Investment Banking segment includes investment banking business, treasury, and related financial services. The Stockbroking segment deals in the securities and investment related services. The Futures Broking segment involves in the future broker business. The Money Lending and Financing segment consists money lending, Islamic factoring, and leasing. The Investment and Wealth Management segment handles funds and unit trusts. The Corporate and Others segment offers support services comprising middle and back office functions costs. The company was founded by Noor Zakiah binti Ismail in 1973 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2020 MYRUSD
Gross Profit881.15M209.68M
Operating income125.49M29.86M
Income before tax121.92M29.01M
Net income102.08M24.29M
Diluted EPS0.140.03
Dividends Per Share0.040.00
Total Assets6,575.06M1,634.57M
Total liabilities5,570.12M1,384.74M
Total equity999.83M248.56M
Operating cash flow-618.75M-147.24M
Currency in MYRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 575.81M 625.19M 629.80M 622.13M 1,018.48M
Gross Profit -- -- -- 444.24M 881.15M
Operating income 37.93M 54.36M 35.31M 50.69M 125.49M
Income before tax 32.53M 40.61M 28.85M 49.85M 121.92M
Net income 19.72M 24.18M 11.91M 26.38M 102.08M
EBITDA 51.29M 68.18M 49.36M 57.55M 153.92M
Diluted EPS 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.03 0.14
Dividends Per Share 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.03 0.04
Total Assets 6,069.78M 6,514.66M 6,552.98M 6,630.77M 6,575.06M
Total liabilities 5,173.58M 5,623.20M 5,681.97M 5,726.48M 5,570.12M
Total equity 885.95M 891.46M 871.00M 904.28M 999.83M
Operating cash flow 2.35M 425.62M 308.25M 6.56M -618.75M
 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 138.99M 145.41M 156.07M 150.16M 242.36M
Gross Profit -- -- -- 107.22M 209.68M
Operating income 9.15M 12.64M 8.75M 12.23M 29.86M
Income before tax 7.85M 9.44M 7.14M 12.03M 29.01M
Net income 4.76M 5.62M 2.95M 6.36M 24.29M
EBITDA 12.38M 15.85M 12.23M 13.89M 36.62M
Diluted EPS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03
Dividends Per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total Assets 1,353.04M 1,609.75M 1,585.71M 1,621.01M 1,634.57M
Total liabilities 1,153.27M 1,389.47M 1,374.94M 1,399.94M 1,384.74M
Total equity 197.49M 220.27M 210.76M 221.07M 248.56M
Operating cash flow 0.56M 98.99M 76.38M 1.58M -147.24M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2020
Operating margin12.32%
Profit margin10.02%

Key executives

  • Group Managing Director: Wai Leong Chay
  • Group Chief Financial & Operations Officer: Boon Kak Cheong
  • Chief Technology Officer: Chua E. Long
  • Group Chief Regulatory & Compliance Officer: Maheswari Kanniah
  • Executive Director, Head-Investment Banking: Roslan Hj Tik


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Kenanga Tower, 237, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, 50400, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60.3.2172.2888

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