BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
Singapore-based UOB Asset Management’s (UOBAM’s) subsidiary in Brunei, UOBAM (B) was recently feted with the Best Investor Education (Brunei) award at the Asia Asset Management 2019 Best of the Best ASEAN Awards.
The firm was chosen as a recipient for the award for its overall excellence in practicing its investment expertise in the country.
UOBAM (B) which was established in 2007 offers a range of investment solutions including unit trust products across asset classes and geographies which all aimed at meeting different investment needs and goals.
Its investor education programme for institutional clients include competency-building intiatives such as an annual chartered financial analyst preparatory classes and investment seminars that was aimed at keeping clients up-to-date with the latest market developments and trends.
UOBAM (B)’s General Manager Kamal Hj Muhammad said: “By helping our clients sharpen their skillsets, they are more aware of potential investment risks and opportunities and can make well-informed investment decisions. We hope that through such efforts, we can contribute to the development of Brunei’s financial industry.”
Feted with the award, UOBAM (B) plans to step up its investor education efforts by collaborating with its regional offices to have a more specialised training programmes, which may also include courses to deepen investor’s understanding of Syariah-compliant investments.