BII signed a partnership with PT Dragon Computer & Communications in providing its ‘BII Sinergi’ product, a card based loan facility with distributor financing concept which was developed to reach Micro Small Medium Enterprise businesses.
Maybank announced that it would offer a six month moratorium on instalment payments for loans and waiver of certain charges based on a case-to-case basis for customers who were affected by the flood in various states in Malaysia.
Maybank had achieved another first in the Malaysian market with the launch of the Maybank Visa payWave Micro Tag – a new and convenient way for payments riding on the Visa payWave technology but through the use of a Micro Tag that can be placed separately on a ardholder’s belongings such as mobile phone, wallet, car key or any handheld item. Linked to a Visa payWave credit card, it would enable contactless payments to be effected in just a few seconds by waving the item containing the Micro Tag in front of a Visa payWave terminal.
Maybank (Cambodia) Plc. launched its latest service, Maybank Premier Wealth to cater to affluent customers through personalized and comprehensive financial solutions during a special ceremony in conjunction with the Official Opening Ceremony of Maybank’s 18th Branch in Cambodia.
Maybank Islamic Berhad (MIB) signed a collaboration agreement with Unit Peneraju Agenda Bumiputera (TERAJU) to provide RM600 million funding to high-performing Bumiputera small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and assist them to obtain working capital to grow their businesses and buy assets.
Some 140 children from four different orphanages were treated to a Christmas celebration and presented with Christmas gifts as part of the Group’s efforts to spread festive cheer to the underprivileged.
Maybank Foundation extended a financial aid amounting RM1 million to Mercy Malaysia as part of a 3-year partnership. A portion of the donation will be used to provide assistance to Typhoon Hagupit victims in the Philippines
BII launched a new credit card targeting young customers called the “BII White Card”.
Maybank was title sponsor for the inaugural Maybank Santa Run for Wishes, which took place at The Promontory@Marina Bay, Singapore. This first-ever Santa-themed run in the republic was organised by Make- A-Wish Foundation Singapore to raise funds to grant wishes for children with life-limiting medical conditions. About 4,500 participants participated to show support for the cause
BII held Extraordinary General Meeting which approved the Bank’s plan for a rights issue of Rp 1.5 trillion.
Maybank announced that Group profit before tax (PBT) for the nine months ended 30 September 2014 rose 1.7% from a year earlier to RM6.68 billion. Net profit was RM4.79 billion, compared with RM4.82 billion a year earlier.
Maybank Singapore gave its Mobile Banking app a facelift with a series of innovative new features to enhance user experience. A key differentiator is the ability to create icons for frequently-used services to be placed right on the home screen for upfront access.
Maybank in collaboration with Visa International launched M2u Visa Direct, a first of its kind remittance service in Malaysia that offered an innovative alternative to sending money to beneficiaries in over 200 countries. Customers can transfer funds in any currency via Maybank2u to any eligible overseas issued Visa credit, debit or prepaid card cardholder internationally.
Maybank Philippines announced the transformation of its Maybank Resorts World Branch into a 24/7 Maybank branch –- the first in the country. The Maybank Resorts World branch will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week to cater primarily to financial requirements of business establishments and retail customers in the area.
Maybank Philippines launched Maybank Treats Fair to offer exciting deals and fantastic discounts to Maybank cardholders for the whole month of November.
BII became one of the partners of the Jakarta Government, for Land and Building tax to be made via BII ATMs.
Maybank launched myTrade2Cash, a centralised online trade financing service which enables SMEs to conveniently apply for trade finance facilities from Maybank through DNeX’s online platform. The service is the first of its kind in Asean.
Two lucky customers of Maybank Islamic each drove home a 4WD Toyota HILUX, after winning the bank’s first round of the ‘Save & Drive Deposit Campaign’, while 20 other customers each won Petronas petrol vouchers worth RM2,000.
Maybank Islamic participated as a strategic partner of the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. During the event, Maybank Islamic announced two unique and innovative collaborations. The first was with Malaysia’s religious body, Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan for the country’s first Corporate Cash Waqf Fund amounting to RM20 million and the second collaboration was with the developer of the multi-billion ringgit Battersea Power Station (BPS) project in London.
BII launched a strategic partnership with Hamamatsu Shinkin Bank to provide a series of banking products and services for Hamashin customers.
PT Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk reported that net profit after tax and minority Interest (PATAMI) for the first nine months 2014 stood at Rp340 billion while profit before tax was Rp478 billion compared with Rp1,098 billion and Rp1,562 billion respectively the previous year.
BII continued to provide scholarships for 50 University Gadjah Mada students from low-income families. This initiative has been implemented since 2008 and has helped 262 students finish their undergraduate studies up to 2014.
Some 86 special children from Yayasan Seribu Harapan orphanage, Klang and the community of Carey Island, Klang celebrated Deepavali with Maybank as part of the Group’s efforts to spread festive cheer to the underprivileged.
Maybank Philippines was one of the Mandated Lead Arrangers and Book Runner in connection with a USD315.0 million syndicated loan facility for EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation, an affiliate of Energy Development Corporation. Maybank Philippines’ contribution was USD22.0 Million.
BII developed a biogas programme for communities surrounding Mt Merapi to provide them an alternative and renewable source or energy. Through this program, BII has built 25 biogas plants to provide renewable energy to approximately 400 people in 15 villages.
Maybank extended its agent banking services to POS Malaysia’s Tasik Chini branch in Pahang bringing to 347 the number of POS Malaysia offices nationwide to offer such services for over-the-counter transactions such as cash deposits, cash payments, cash withdrawals and repayment for loan/hire purchase/credit card.
Maybank (Cambodia) Plc. launched a Maybank Rewards Day to reward loyal customers at the popular AEON Mall in Phnom Penh which also witnessed the launch of Maybank Cambodia’s “One Wish, Enriching Many Lives” programme. This is a first-of-its-kind programme aimed at helping customers to help their own communities.
Maybank Philippines signed a loan deal with five banks in connection with $90 Million refinancing agreements for working capital lines for Carmen Copper, a subsidiary of Atlas Consolidated Mining.
Twelve lucky Maybank cardmembers from Malaysia and Singapore were the first of our most privileged guests to experience Premier League match, ‘Live’ from the exclusive Maybank Executive Box in Old Trafford, Manchester. Where they’ve witnessed Manchester United trounce Everton 3-1.
Maybank Singapore launched the first rewards programme in the market targeted solely at HNW and affluent segments. Premier Wealth Total Rewards aims to reward customer loyalty based on their total banking relationship, through an expanded product suite.
Maybank was granted a banking license to open a branch in Myanmar.
Over 20,000 Maybank employees globally participated in the fifth Maybank Global CR Day, coming together to reaffirm their commitment to social development and welfare as well as environmental conservation through various community programmes.
Maybank Philippines took part in the 5th Philippine International Motorshow in Manila, Maybank was the only participating bank during the four-day event which brought together 16 car brands under one roof.
Maybank Philippines launched its Manchester United credit card offering exclusive privileges and discounts.
“Push Your Limit” was the theme for BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2014 for the third time at Gianyar, Bali which saw the participation of over 4,400 runners from 43 countries.
Volunteers from Maybank Kim Eng Singapore visited the elderly from the AWWA community home to share the joy of mid-autumn festival. Participants distributed moon cakes, food and essential items to the elderly, taking the opportunity to have a chat with them as well.
Maybank launched its Maybank2u App, a mobile application for smart phones which not only enables customers to undertake all transactions available through Maybank2u, but also provides a host of other innovative features like mobile-to-mobile transfer, updates on latest customer promotions as well as stock market information and news feeds.
Maybank (Cambodia) Plc. launched a vocational training programme by sponsoring 10 students from the People Improvement Organization for a 12-month course in dress making. The sponsorship included support for the hiring of teachers, workshop materials, electricity and equipment and is an extension of the existing Maybank Child Sponsorship initiative: ‘A Way Out of the Dump’.
Maybank Philippines signed a PHP 2 Billion syndicated loan deal with P.A. Alvarez Properties & Development Corp., in partnership with state-run Land Bank of the Philippines. Maybank ATR Kim Eng served as financial advisor and joint lead arranger, along with Land Bank, for the transaction.
Maybank announced the appointment of Amirul Feisal Wan Zahir as its Group Head of Global Banking (GB), effective 1 October, 2014.
Maybank announced that profit before tax (PBT) for the Group for the half year ended 30 June 2014 rose 5.7% from a year earlier to RM4.45 billion. Net profit rose 3.4% to RM3.18 billion.
Maybank Islamic recognised the success of about 200 students from underprivileged families who’ve achieved excellent results in their SPM examination in 2013. The students had been sponsored under the Maybank Islamic Education Programme which was conducted in 23 MRSM locations nationwide. At the same ceremony, Maybank Islamic handed over educational assistance of RM280,000 to ten selected state universities nationwide.
Maybank Group enhanced its presence in Singapore with the launch of its life insurance arm, Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd., which would see its life insurance products being sold at Maybank branches in Singapore. Etiqa has been providing general insurance solutions in Singapore for the past 50 years.
BII provided a IDR 1.5 trillion loan to PT Angkasa Pura II for its airport development project including Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. The loan facility was also part of BII’s efforts to help the government in developing Indonesia’s infrastructure.
Some 100 special children from Generating Opportunities for Learning Disabled, Rumah Kasih Harmoni, Taman Sinar Harapan and Persatuan Kebajikan Teratak Shifa Kuala Lumpur & Selangor celebrated Hari Raya Aidilfitri with Maybank as part of the Group’s efforts to spread festive cheer to the underprivileged.
Maybank and ICAEW signed a first- of-its-kind collaboration to launch the Global Maybank Apprentice Programme (GMAP) Plus, a unique Maybank apprentice programme with an aim to produce high calibre individuals with skills required by the financial services sector. Under the collaboration, exceptional young graduates with strong academic credentials and leadership potential will undergo a two-year rotational training programme with Maybank while also simultaneously embarking on the ACA qualification from ICAEW.
Maybank tapped further into the premium card segment with the introduction of its new Maybank Visa Signature credit card, bringing to the market Malaysia’s first credit card to offer cash back on a daily basis as well as flexibility to convert Treatspoints into cash.
BII handed over full scholarships to Indonesia students to continue their studies in selected universities in Singapore and Malaysia.
BII reported that net profit after tax and minority Interest (PATAMI) for the first semester ended 30 June 2014 reached Rp336 billion while profit before tax stood at Rp511 billion, compared with Rp681 billion and Rp966 billion the year before.
BII launched a micro banking service, called BII Pilihan Bijak Mitra Usaha (BII Pijar). BII Pijar is a community empowerment banking programme which creates, fosters, and develops micro communities for both direct collaborations and third-party partnerships. BII also cooperated with nine rural banks to develop micro businesses by forming micro units.
Maybank introduced M2U Pay ‘Snap&Sell’, a first of its kind innovative mobile application that enables individuals the convenience of selling their products anywhere and at any time on social media platforms. The application combines the simplicity of smartphone photography with the convenience of personal online commerce through a secured online transaction service.
Maybank Private Wealth contracted an executive suite in Asia’s newest venue for premier sports and entertainment – the Singapore National Stadium. Maybank Private Wealth has since hosted our HNW Clients to Mariah Carey’s concert and high-profile football matches of Singapore vs Juventus and Japan vs Brazil in our executive suite, donned in Maybank Private Wealth branding to complete the experience.
Maybank helped Malaysians to gain greater accessibility to books through its contribution of 500 e-books to Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (PNM), which can be conveniently accessed and downloaded online by members whenever they are. It was the first such collaboration between the national library and a corporation in Malaysia.
Maybank launched its Premier 1 Account Campaign – the first-of-its- kind account in Malaysia to reward customer loyalty. This campaign offers customers additional interest of up to 1.5% per annum which is paid over and above the prevailing Premier 1 account interest rate, simply for conducting other day-to-day transactions with the bank.
Maybank Singapore launched the “Maybank Education Loan for Charity” campaign. For every successful education loan application, Maybank will donate S$30 to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund, to provide pocket money for school children from low-income families. To mark the event, 150 Maybank volunteers brought 100 student recipients to the River Safari for a day of fun and adventure, before the end of the school holidays.
Maybank Islamic contributed food items such as rice, cooking oil, flour and sugar to nearly 9,000 needy families nationwide in conjunction with the holy month of Ramadan.
Etiqa hosted the Etiqa & Friends Golf Tournament where 110 golfers, ranging mainly from corporate associates, clients and business partners vied for the tournament title at the Kelab Golf Seri Selangor in Petaling Jaya.
Maybank (Cambodia) Plc. participated in a Career Forum 2014 organised by the EuroCham Cambodia. Approximately 15,000 visitors were present at the Forum.
Maybank Foundation launched Season 2 of its international award winning animated TV series, CashVilleKidz in 3D. The revolutionary financial literacy programme was jointly developed with MoneyTree Malaysia, Southeast Asia’s largest financial literacy training provider.
Maybank held its annual four-day Treats Fair 2014, the largest one-stop redemption fair for cardholders in Kuala Lumpur.
BII issued subordinated debt of Rp 1.5 trillion and Mudharabah Sukuk of Rp 300 billion which will be used for developing BII business.
Maybank Islamic launched its MasterCard Ikhwan Card-i, the first of its kind which rewards customers with an all-expense-paid Umrah trip and contribute to charity for every single cent spent. At the same event, Maybank Islamic also contributed hand luggages and prayer mats worth RM1.5 million to Haj pilgrims under the Sahabat Korporat Tabung Haji 2014 programme.
Maybank Foundation presented its annual Maybank Scholarship Awards valued at RM2.5 million, to 65 deserving students as part of its on-going corporate responsibility commitment towards education.
Maybank Philippines presented 163 elementary, high school and vocational school level hearing impaired children with backpacks and school supplies in time for the beginning of the semester in June. The recipients were from My Children’s House of Hope, a community center for the hearing- impaired, which was the bank’s chosen beneficiary for its volunteerism projects
Maybank joined Singapore’s biggest EFTPOS network to offer customers the convenience of making PIN- based, secured payments using their Maybank ATM and Debit Cards.
Maybank reported that net profit for the first quarter ended 31 March 2014 was 6.3% higher at RM1.60 billion. Group profit before tax (PBT) for the quarter rose 3.8% to RM2.21 billion compared with the RM2.13 billion a year earlier.
Maybank Philippines closed a loan deal with local distributors of Subaru cars in the country, covering a PHP 120.0 million 3-year Term Loan with Motor Image Manila Inc. and a PHP 30.0 million Omnibus Line with Motor Image Pilipinas Inc.
Maybank successfully launched its inaugural TOKYO PRO-BOND Market listed transaction, raising JPY 31.1 billion (circa USD 305 million) with a three year tenor. This was the first Pro-Bond issued out of the Maybankk’s USD 5 billion Multi-currency MTN programme.
Maybank Islamic and Maybank jointly organised the ‘Maybank Property Talk 2014’ in Kuala Lumpur and Penang which were attended by over 900 Ultra High Networth and High Networth customers in total.
Maybank Group reaffirmed its commitment to the Hospital Selayang’s Liver Transplant Centre with a further contribution of RM1 million to assist the hospital to continue providing affordable transplants and other treatment for patients with liver diseases. The cheque presentation was witnessed by the Minister of Health Malaysia, Dato’ Seri S Subramaniam who was present to launch Hospital Selayang’s “Healthy Liver Campaign”.
BII launched its successful “Biingkisan Beruntun 2014” contest for the fifth consecutive year offering a grand prize of a tour package to five continents for the winner and the family.
BII presented prizes to the contest winners of “Katy Perry Live in London concert” drawing program and 2014 FIFA World Cup courtesy of VISA.
Maybank Foundation presented special incentives in the form of tablets and cash awards for academic excellence to top students in four primary schools in Selangor under its PEERS (Promoting Educational Excellence in Rural Schools) programme.
BII launched a strategic partnership with Garuda Indonesia to provide BII Corporate On Line Payment (BII CoOLPAY) facility which enables travel agents to make online payments to Garuda Indonesia and its subsidiary, Citilink.
Maybank introduced its new Maybank Visa Platinum Debit card – the first Visa Debit Platinum card enabled with Visa payWave in Malaysia. The card enables holders to make payments for purchases by simply waving their card in-front of a Visa payWave reader.
BII announced that profit after tax and minority interest (PATAMI) for the first quarter of 2014 was Rp189 billion, 39% lower than the previous corresponding period.
The BII-Maybank Scholarship Program Batch II was launched, providing an opportunity for students across 34 provinces to study at nine universities in Indonesia as well as five in Malaysia and two in Singapore.
BII held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
Maybank launched “Maybank GO Ahead Challenge 2014”, an exciting international business case competition which offered the brightest young minds from and across the globe the opportunity to nurture their potential in a multi-discipline and multi-national initiative with world- class experience.
Maybank expanded into the deferred annuity market through its ‘Smart Retirement Xtra’ Plan, the first-ever deferred annuity insurance plan in Malaysia made available through the Bancassurance channel.
Maybank Group was once again premier partners of the Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia in Kota Bahru, to help create awareness on the importance of saving and investing for the future. The Group’s insurance arm, Etiqa staged satellite booths at various locations in Kota Bahru where families and children had the opportunity to take part in fun activities including outdoor cinema screenings, batik painting and colouring contests.
Maybank Foundation organised a “Star Experience for Charity” event where golf enthusiasts were invited to take part in a charity golf game with four star players of the Maybank Malaysia Open namely Lee Westwood, Louis Oosthuizen, Matteo Manassero and Thongchai Jaidee. Funds raised from the event were channelled to the United Nations International Children’s fund (UNICEF). The RM50,000 donated by 10 generous individuals was matched ringgit-for-ringgit by the Maybank Foundation, raising the total of RM100,000.
The Minister of International Trade & Industry Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed officially launched Maybank Islamic’s new “Save and Drive” Campaign in conjunction with Malaysia International Halal Showcase 2014 (MIHAS) at Kuala Lumpur. The year-long campaign offered Small and Medium- size Enterprises a chance to win a 4WD Toyota HILUX and Petronas Gift cards.
Maybank Foundation presented transport grants to 411 under- privileged secondary school students in Singapore to help them cope with rising transport costs. Over the past three years, Maybank Singapore has contributed a total of S$318,600 for this programme which has benefitted 885 students.
Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) and Maybank sealed a new Portfolio Guarantee agreement that aims to enhance access to financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country. Maybank also announced that it will set aside RM1 billion for financing to viable SMEs under the PG schemes, of which a portion will be allocated for the Bumiputra segment.
Maybank Singapore introduced FAST offering customers a near real-time funds transfer service to 13 other participating banks.
BII and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed two-step loan facility which is the first given through the Private Sector Investment Finance.
BII and Maybank Foundation supported art and culture conservation by restoring the Maimun Palace park and building in Medan, as well as supporting annual art and culture festival in order to preserve the traditional music and dance of the area.
BII entered into a strategic partnership with PT Asuransi Bintang Tbk (ASBI) to provide auto insurance for BII credit cardholders. Under this partnership, BII customers can conveniently pay their monthly insurance premiums through any BII credit card.
Maybank Cambodia held a prize giving ceremony to announce the grand prize winners of its Yippie Children Account Colouring Contest, which aimed to inculcate the savings habits among youths. Maybank presented a contribution of USD1,000 to the school which won first prize to support community service based initiatives.
Maybank Cambodia launched a “Bundle of Prosperity” Donation Drive, the first essential items donation drive initiated by the Group to benefit selected disabled homes across the country.
Maybank reported that profit after tax and minority interest (PATAMI) for the financial year ended 31 December 2013 rose 14.0% to a new high of RM6.55 billion. Group profit before tax for the year came in 12.3% higher at RM8.87 billion compared with RM7.90 billion in 2012.
Maybank Philippines received a Special Recognition Award from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for the bank’s increase in income tax due, totalling more than PHP100 million and growth rate of more than 20% for 2013, demonstrating support to the Philippine economy. MPI was the only foreign bank recognized by BIR.
Maybank Philippines and Maybank ATR Kim Eng donated over 200 children’s books to the Paediatric Institute, St. Luke’s Medical Center. The books were collected during a recent Book Donation Drive among Maybankers.
PT Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk announced a profit after tax and minority interest (PATAMI) of Rp1.55 trillion for the year ended 31 December 2013, a 28% increase from Rp1.2 trillion in the previous corresponding period ended 31 December 2012, its highest ever PATAMI achievement for a full year. The Bank’s profit before tax increased by 29% to Rp2.2 trillion from Rp1.7 trillion in the corresponding period.
The lunar new year celebration was brought to a joyful close when Maybank hosted a Chinese New Year celebration in Menara Maybank for 50 elderly and 20 disabled guests from Tong Sim Senior Citizens Center, Little Sisters of the Poor and Persatuan Kanak-Kanak Cacat Klang.
Maybank organised a Chinese New Year celebration at the Beautiful Gate Foundation (BGF), where it presented wheelchairs worth RM100,000. The Foundation operates eight centres nationwide, offering career development, rehabilitation, education, counselling and various training skills for the physically impaired.
BII launched a strategic partnership with GSB BII to be the servicing bank for GSB customers in Indonesia, including retail and corporate customers. These services include account services, funding, lending, remittances, trade finance, foreign exchange, and other treasury products.
Maybank announced the appointment of John Chong as CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Group and Maybank IB
Maybank became the first bank to offer customers across China trade financing in Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) through its branches in Beijing and Shanghai. Through this service, customers in China would be able to enjoy the convenience of settling their cross-border trade transactions with their Malaysian counterparts directly in MYR.
Maybank Philippines’ Senior Vice President and Head for Investment and Asset Management, Atty. Arlene Joan T. Agustin inducted to the ACI Philippines Board, the country’s official business organization for financial market professionals and a member of the Association CambisteInternationale. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. led the joint induction ceremony held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila and was attended by key representatives of member banks and financial institutions.
More than 100 Maybank volunteers in Singapore, brought festive cheer and gift packs to 140 elderly from AWWA Community Home, over a Lunar New Year reunion lunch sponsored by the Bank. The event was part of the SMILES campaign in which the Bank recognised excellent service provided by staff by pledging S$1 for every SMILES compliment card received. Over 5,000 SMILE cards were received from customers and staff.
BII Syariah launched “BII Corporate Leasing IB” for the corporate segment. This product is a financing solution for investment with sharia leasing schemes.
Maybank established the ‘Maybank Tiger Cubs Childcare Centre’ (MT3C), for children of employees, aimed at providing drop-in emergency childcare facilities or backup childcare services. The centre is the first childcare centre of its kind to operate on an emergency basis in Malaysia.
Maybank Premier Wealth was launched in Singapore and Malaysia as part of our regional segmentation strategy which offered personalised wealth advisory services to HNW individuals. Premier Wealth clients enjoy priority access and preferential treatment across all Maybank branches in Singapore and Malaysia as well as Bank Internasional Indonesia (BII) branches in Indonesia.
Maybank launched its Cardless Withdrawal service via ATMs - bringing to the market Malaysia’s first such service where cash withdrawals can be made without an ATM card. This service enables Maybank customers with an online banking account to “send” money directly to any person in Malaysia using a Malaysian registered mobile phone number.