In 2012, we also welcomed a new addition to the Global Banking (GB) family, Maybank Asset Management Group,
which focuses on growing our asset and fund management business across the region. GB now has complete suite of
product capabilities that will give us the flexibility to provide holistic solutions to our corporate clients regionally.
"Within a short span of 2.5 years our global banking business has
delivered major milestones, both locally and regionally. Positive
client feedback on how we have supported them is a testament to
our effective regional coverage model with local expertise,
complemented by sector and industry experience, offering global
solutions to raise our clients to greater heights. This is Maybank
Datuk Abdul Farid Alias
Deputy President and
Head, Global Banking
- In 2012, GB recorded revenue of RM5.3
- PBT increased by 44.7% year-on-year to
- Loans grew by 11.5% year-on-year.
- Asset quality improved significantly with
net impaired loans registered at 0.52%
from 2.00% in the previous year.
- In 2012, we activated our Client Coverage teams for the
region, leveraging on local expertise coupled with regional
reach and complemented by sector/industry experience to
customise solutions for our regional clients.
- Investment Banking's successful integration with Kim Eng
has positioned the new brand entity, Maybank Kim Eng,
to tap the increasing opportunities in the region, whilst
strengthening its visibility as a leading regional
investment bank and broking house.
- To better manage the Bank's global risk and support its
cross border portfolio growth, Global Markets deployed
the Global Treasury Risk Management System (GTRMS) in
major countries and all Treasury Centres, such as
Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong, London and New
- Corporate Banking enhanced its end-to-end credit
lending origination processes and accelerated its
speed-to-market to provide better turnaround time and
hence improve service levels.
- Transaction Banking has introduced its web-based
regional cash management platform that is also
integrated to a web-based regional Trade Finance and
Securities Services platform to better support our
clients' business expansion across the region.
- Asset Management is fast becoming a regional one-stop
centre, with presence in Malaysia, Singapore and
Thailand, serving both conventional and Islamic funds as
well as private equity investors.
- GB reported a 34.8% growth in revenue to RM5.3 billion
in 2012 compared to RM3.9 billion in 2011. This was
mainly due to higher net interest income ("NII") of
RM2.6 billion compared to RM2.1 billion in the previous
year. We continued to register strong loan growth
notwithstanding the continued pressure in margins.
- GB's PBT grew to an impressive RM3.8 billion for 2012,
44.7% higher than the previous year (2011: RM2.6 billion)
- Total GB Loans stood at RM64.5 billion as at
31 December 2012, 11.5% higher than 2011.
This is largely driven by higher term loans outstanding
of RM34.8 billion compared to the previous year of
- We registered loans growth of 11.5% year-on-year and
trade finance registered a notable market share of 25.3%
as at November 2012.
- Our current accounts and fixed deposits grew by 29.4% and
- Asset quality improved year-on-year, reflecting our sound
risk practices and much improved debt recovery.
We are well on track in our transformation journey to be the
leading wholesale bank in asean. It started with the successful
implementation of our Global Banking operating model with Client
Coverage at the heart of our client relationship.
Reported a growth in revenue to
RM5.3 billion in 2012 compared
to RM3.9 billion in 2011.
- GB has won 53 key awards in 2012 from renowned
publications, amongst them EuroMoney, AsiaMoney,
FinanceAsia, Alpha SEA Awards and the Asset Triple A
- Out of these awards, 15 of them are regional awards
including Alpha SEA's Best Retail Broker in the Philippines,
Thailand and Vietnam, Best Deal of the Year in SEA, Best
Islamic Trade Finance Solution of the Year in SEA, Best
REIT Deal of the Year in SEA, Best Project Financing Deal
of the Year in SEA and Best Custody Solution of the Year
Strategic Thrust & Initiatives
Our transformation journey to be the leading wholesale
bank in Southeast Asia started with the successful
implementation of our GB operating model in Head Office
with Client Coverage at the heart of our client
The foundation was laid when we launched Maybank Kim
Eng and rolled out the GB regional front office
governance structure across all countries with regional
specialists supporting the local business heads to
strengthen our regional offerings.
In 2012, the key focus was on strengthening our regional
capabilities through further streamlining of our business
lines and rolling out regional business platform and
Some of the key achievements and milestones:
- Maybank Asset Management Group was established to
focus on regional asset management business.
- Consolidated several business lines within Transaction
Banking to form Trade & Supply Chain Financing as
well as Securities Services offering both Custody &
Trustee services under one brand.
- Deployed the Global Treasury Risk Management System
across nine countries to better manage our trading
- Launched web-based Regional Trade Finance front-end
platform in all countries.
- Launched web-based Regional Cash Management
Services in Singapore and Malaysia.
Collaborating with both GB product partners and different
business sectors across the Maybank Group, Client
Coverage offers clients a full suite of tailored products
With their diverse investment banking, corporate banking
and capital market background, the Client Coverage team
builds long-term relationships based on constant
engagement with our clients and a holistic understanding
of their needs. Personalised management is also
reinforced by a single, product-neutral point of contact
that enables us to provide consistency of service region
This has resulted in a tremendous growth in cross-border
deals in 2012 and a further expansion of our client base.