• Maybank is incorporated on 31 May and begins operations at Mansion House in High Street in the heart of Kuala Lumpur on 12 September.
  • Establishes Malayan Finance Corporation (later Mayban Finance), the first wholly bank-owned finance company.
  • Opens first overseas branch in Brunei Darussalam
  • Branches are opened in Singapore, with the first on South Bridge Road in December
  • Opens branch in Hong Kong on 12 February, then in London on 12 September.
  • Listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now Bursa Malaysia) on 17 February.
  • Sets up investment banking arm – Asian and Euro-American Merchant Bankers Bhd (Aseambankers) in September. It is renamed as Maybank Investment Bank in 2009.
  • Opens branch in Hong Kong on 12 February, then in London on 12 September.
  • Listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now Bursa Malaysia) on 17 February.
  • First to introduce mobile bus banking services.
  • As part of the Bank’s continuing policy to provide financial services to rural communities, the first mobile bank unit is set up in Johor.
  • Incorporates Mayban-Phoenix Assurance Bhd in partnership with British Phoenix Assurance to offer general insurance. It is renamed as Mayban Assurance on 10 October 1986.
  • Pioneer in computerisation of banking operations in Malaysia.

Launches its first credit card – the Maybank Visa Classic card.


First Malaysian bank to set-up ATMs in Malaysia , making Maybank the first Malaysian bank to computerise its savings and current accounts services. This service provides convenience to all Maybank customers, whereby they can perform simple transactions of withdrawing, making transfers and balance enquiries without the need to queue at the branch.


The Prime Minister lays the foundation stone of Menara Maybank, Maybank’s headquarters.


Opens branch in New York in September.


Introduces nation’s first integrated and largest ATM network – Automated Banking Consortium (ABC) linking Kwong Yik Bank, Mayban Finance and Maybank in Malaysia and Singapore.

  • The Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia officiates Balai Seni Maybank and Maybank Numismatic Museum.
  • Official opening of Menara Maybank in June by the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
  • First financial institution to introduce payment for IPOs through ATMs.

Sets up offshore bank in Labuan International Offshore Financial Centre.

  • Establishes Mayban Securities.
  • Launches Maybank Autophone, the first local bank to offer customers the convenience of conducting their banking transactions and payment of selected utility bills through a computerised telephone service which allowed them to perform transact without the hassle of travelling to the branch.
  • Establishes Mayban Securities.
  • Launches Maybank Autophone, the first local bank to offer customers the convenience of conducting their banking transactions and payment of selected utility bills through a computerised telephone service which allowed them to perform transact without the hassle of travelling to the branch.
  • The Prime Minister of Malaysia officially launches Maybank’s joint venture with PT Bank Nusa Internasional of Indonesia.
  • Maybank (PNG) Ltd opens for business in Port Moresby in October, with a second branch opened in Late in 1997.
  • A branch is opened in Phnom Penh in Cambodia, and two representative offices are opened in Beijing and Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan in Central Asia.
  • Official opening of Hanoi branch and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) representative office. In 2005, HCMC became a branch, making it the second branch in Vietnam
  • Pioneer in Bancassurance in Southeast Asia.
  • Sells Kwong Yik Bank to Rashid Hussain Berhad.
  • First to offer ticketless travel convenience for MAS domestic flights through MAS Electronic Ticketing (MASET).
  • Acquires a 60% stake in PNB-Republic Bank of the Philippines, renaming it as Maybank Philippines Inc.
  • First to introduce View & Pay service in Malaysia using credit card and direct debit via Internet with Mesiniaga Bhd.
  • First in Malaysia and Southeast Asia to offer common ATMs and over-the-counter services in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines.
  • First Malaysian bank to open branch in Shanghai.
  • Launches Maybank2u.com, first bank in Malaysia to introduce internet banking allowing customers to conduct a host of financial services
  • Acquires Pacific Bank Bhd and Phileo Allied Bank Bhd. In 2001, they are merged into Maybank’s operations.
  • Maybank and Fortis International NV collaborate to set up Mayban Fortis Holdings Bhd in a 70:30 partnership.
  • Officially opens Maybank Tower, the new headquarters of Maybank Singapore.
  • Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia launches Dataran Maybank in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Mayban Takaful commences operations, the first Takaful company owned by a conventional bank in Malaysia.
  • First to launch Malaysia’s Internet banking kiosk, Maybank2u.com Internet Kiosk in 2003 providing convenience for Maybank’s customers that did not have computer or internet access, as well as those that visit the branch to access the Maybank financial portal, to perform their banking transactions.
  • Officially launches Bahrain branch, the first Malaysian bank to operate there.
  • Maybank understands the critical need for a public liver transplant centre. In 2002, Maybank contributed RM5 million to the Health Ministry to establish a Liver Transplant Centre in Hospital Selayang
  • First local bank to introduce e-Dividend via Maybank2e, a comprehensive dividend payment system that streamlines dividend processing and payment through the Bank’s enterprise cash management system, Maybank2e.net.
  • Vests the entire operations and business of Mayban Finance Bhd into Maybank.

Acquires Malaysia National Insurance Bhd and Takaful Nasional Sdn Bhd.

  • First to offer online mobile banking via SMS followed by M2U Mobile Services via GPRS/3G phones to enable customers an additional channel to perform transactions on the move
  • Becomes sole issuer and manager of the American Express charge card and merchant acquiring businesses in Malaysia.
  • Maybank becomes the first Malaysian bank to provide its Region Link services for over-the counter-cash withdrawal services in its offices in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam and the Philippines.
  • Maybank took on the title sponsorship of the Maybank Malaysian Golf Open for a five year period. This sponsorship was later renewed for another five years beginning 2011.
  • First to introduce the structured commodity financing solution for business customers in 2007.
  • First to launch complete mobile money service in Malaysia with Maxis.
  • Launches Etiqa, the new brand name for insurance businesses under Mayban Fortis Holdings.
  • First to launch Malaysia’s dual purpose Bankcard in partnership with Visa International.
  • Establishes Islamic banking subsidiary, Maybank Islamic Berhad.
  • Acquires stakes in PT Bank Internasional Indonesia, An Binh Bank of Vietnam and MCB Bank Ltd of Pakistan.
  • Launches the country’s first wireless (mobile) payment terminal facility to accept credit or debit payment at point of delivery with Pizza Hut.
  • Partners with Maxis, Nokia, Touch n Go and Visa to launch the world’s first contactless mobile payments using near field communications (NFC) via Nokia phones.
  • Jointly launches with Permodalan Nasional Berhad the first service to make additional investments in ASB units via internet banking.
  • Completes RM6 billion rights issue – the largest in Malaysian corporate history.
  • First public listed company in Malaysia to announce dividend reinvestment plan that allows shareholders of Maybank to reinvest their dividend into new ordinary shares of Maybank.
  • First Malaysian bank to reach more than USD100 billion in total asset size and USD1 billion in profit after tax.
  • First to launch disabled friendly banking branches for wheelchair bound users nationwide.
  • Launches TradeConnex, first local bank in Malaysia to offer a comprehensive suite of conventional trade finance products online.
  • Maybank Islamic launches Waqf, the first structured community giving programme for customers by a financial institution in Malaysia.
  • Launches the first Islamic financing package for SMEs in Singapore offering fixed rates beyond the conventional three year period.
  • Converts PT Bank Maybank Indocorp into a fullfledged Islamic bank and renames it as Maybank Syariah Indonesia.
  • Establishes Maybank Foundation with an initial allocation of RM50 million, to spearhead the Group’s Corporate Responsibility initiatives in the region.
  • Maybank was the first bank in Malaysia to launch disabled friendly banking branches for wheelchair bound users.
  • First Malaysian bank to launch an ‘Overseas Mortgage Loan Scheme’, offering Malaysians a ringgit mortgage loan facility for properties in London.
  • Acquires Kim Eng Holdings Ltd, a Singapore listed investment banking group.
  • Launches a strategic partnership via Shared Banking Services with Pos Malaysia Berhad. This service enables customers in Malaysia, especially in rural areas, to conduct selected Maybank services at more than 400 Pos Malaysia outlets nationwide. • The first Qualifying Full Bank in Singapore to launch a Platinum Debit Card with the NETS FlashPay feature.
  • First Malaysian bank to launch eCustody, an electronic, front-end, internet-based platform offering institutional clients the flexibility of online management of custody accounts.
  • Unveils refreshed corporate identity driven by our mission to “Humanise Financial Services Across Asia”.
  • First local bank to simultaneously sign agreements with four banks from Myanmar to introduce Maybank Money Express (MME) remittance service to the country.
  • Reaffirms long term commitment to Cambodia with local incorporation of operations there.
  • Expands its network in China with a new branch in Beijing to boost its Greater China operations.
  • The Prime Minister of Malaysia officially opens Maybank’s first branch in Laos, completing the Group’s footprint in all 10 ASEAN nations.
  • Maybank Singapore executes the first Islamic Profit Rate Swap on the back of a syndicated Islamic loan.
  • Successfully completes private placement bookbuilding exercise, raising approximately RM3.66 billion (USD1.2 billion) – the largest in Malaysia’s corporate history.
  • Maybank Philippines Inc. announces relocation of its offices to the new Maybank Corporate Centre in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
  • Launches enhanced Regional Cash Management platform, delivered through its state-of-the-art web-based Maybank2E platform in Singapore.
  • Launches Maybank2u in Cambodia.
  • Maybank Cambodia launched its Maybank Premier Current Account, a multi-tiered interest bearing current account that offers the convenience of both a checking facility for business as well as the accessibility of free ATM facility for personal undertakings.
  • Maybank Cambodia expanded its market for children’s savings with the launch of its Yippie Children Savings Account.
  • Maybank created another milestone when it became the first local bank to sign-up with four Myanmar banks, Asia Green Development Bank (AGD Bank), Co-operative Bank Limited (CB Bank), Ayeryarwady Bank Limited and Kanbawza Bank Limited simultaneously to introduce the Maybank Money Express (MME) service to the country. The service opened a new channel for Myanmar workers in Malaysia to remit funds back home

BII scholarship programme. The fund for this scholarship covers the student’s tuition fees, living costs (accommodation and transportation), laptop, books, internet and health insurance.

  • Launches Maybank2u Pay, first by a bank in Malaysia to facilitate online purchases at blog shops offering not only fast and safe transactions, but also a convenient and reliable online shopping experience.
  • Expands co-brand partnership with Manchester United, introducing ‘Maybankard Visa Infinite Manchester United’ card, the first co-brand Manchester United card in the world targeted at the high net worth segment.
  • First bank in Malaysia to introduce the Overseas Mortgage Loan Scheme for purchases of residential properties in three new markets, i.e. Sydney, Perth and Singapore. Malaysian investors can now enjoy the convenience of financing their property purchases there in Ringgit. Maybank is the first Bank in Malaysia to introduce the OMLS.
  • The Prime Minister of Malaysia officiates the launch of Maybank Islamic Asset Management at the World Islamic Economic Forum in London.
  • Maybank was the first bank in Malaysia to announce a six-month moratorium on a case-to-case basis for monthly instalment payments of loans, as well as waiver of certain charges for customers affected by the floods in the various states in Malaysia. The Bank also contributed essential items worth over RM100,000 to assist flood victims.
  • Maybank Singapore launched Maybank Mobile Money, Singapore’s first money transfer service that allows Mobile Banking customers to send money to a Singapore mobile phone number instead of a bank account. Maybank is among the first banks in the world to offer this mobile money transfer service that also promotes personal banking data privacy.
  • First bank to launch cardless withdrawal service via ATMs in Malaysia.
  • First bank to offer customers across China trade financing in Malaysian Ringgit (RM), enabling them to settle cross-border trade transactions with Malaysian counterparts directly in ringgit.
  • Introduces new Maybank Visa Platinum Debit card – the first of its kind enabled with Visa payWave in Malaysia.
  • Launches inaugural TOKYO PRO-BOND market listed transaction, raising JPY31.1 billion (approx.
  • USD305 million), the first pro-bond issued out of the issuer’s USD5 billion multi-currency MTN programme.
  • Ranks as one of the Top 3 companies in Malaysia and Top 100 companies in Asia with the highest sustainability performance by Channel NewsAsia.
  • Launches M2U Visa Direct in collaboration with Visa International, the first of its kind remittance service in Malaysia to send money to Visa card accounts of beneficiaries in over 200 countries.
  • Launches Maybank Visa payWave Micro Tag – a new and convenient way for payments riding on the Visa payWave technology and the first of its kind in Malaysia.
  • Maybank was granted a banking license to open a branch in Myammar. 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.
  • Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) and Maybank seal a new Portfolio Guarantee agreement, the first of its kind and the largest in the country, reflecting their joint commitment to enhance access to financing for all levels of small and medium enterprises.
  • Launches Maybank–MAB Cinema – the first ever movie theatre in Southeast Asia for the visually challenged, in collaboration with Malaysian Association for the Blind (MAB).
  • First Malaysian bank and one of the only two in ASEAN to have a presence in Yunnan Province, through a branch in Kunming.
  • First bank in Malaysia to initiate micro financing programmes for eligible People With Disabilities (PWDs).
  • Launches the first-ever Samurai bond issued out of the Malaysian banking sector.
  • Launches the first Islamic equity fund under the ASEAN passport framework known as the Maybank Bosera Greater China ASEAN Equity-I Fund, to tap into the equity markets within Greater China and ASEAN.
  • Introduces e-Duit Raya, an ‘electronic’ option for gifts during the Hari Raya festive season via Maybank2u, the first of its kind in Malaysia.
  • First bank in Malaysia to pioneer biometric authentication in mobile banking with the introduction of Quick Touch on Maybank2u app which allows customers to access their accounts and check their balances using their fingerprints on their mobile devices for authentication.
  • Launches MaybankFintech, the first of its kind programme by a bank in Southeast Asia to fund eligible tech startups as well as support and generate ideas in the financial technology sphere.
  • Launches a new branch concept in the form of “campus lounges” with Maybank@ Monash being the first of its kind in the country located at Monash University Malaysia. This lounge is specially designed to fulfil the unique banking needs of students and university communities• Launches a first-of-its-kind digital application, ‘Snap & Donate’ where customers will be able to contribute to charitable beneficiaries by just taking a picture of the charitable organisation’s logo on their mobile phones and then making a contribution directly to it via Maybank2u• First Malaysian bank to sign agreement with China UnionPay Merchant Services to boost its cash management business in China.
  • First bank to formalise a partnership with Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) in efforts to further boost start-ups across the region.

Maybank expands network in Laos with the opening of its second branch, boosting support for the local financial services sector and enabling it to tap into the potential of one of ASEAN’s fastest expanding economies.This expansion serves the needs of the local community as well as Maybank’s customers across the region by introducing trade and investment links to the country. • Opens branch in Shenzhen, the fifth in Greater China.

  • Appointed joint lead arranger for the USD219 million financing for Manhattan residential tower, the first syndicated Shariah-compliant construction financing in New York City.
  • First bank in Cambodia to offer a mobile banking app with augmented reality and QR code reader.
  • Launches MaybankPay, Malaysia’s first mobile wallet to enable cashless payments via handheld devices. With this service, customers do not need their physical credit or debit card to pay for purchases at merchants where contactless payments are accepted
  • Launches ‘Maybank Women Eco Weavers’ to promote traditional textiles in a sustainable manner whilst creating economic independence and financial inclusion of women weavers across the ASEAN region.
  • Launches MaybankHeart, the first-of-its-kind digital social fundraising platform enabling NGOs to reach out to a wider audience.
  • First bank to offer Samsung Pay in Malaysia.
  • Launches first mobile money transfer service in Malaysia with Western Union via the Maybank2u (M2U) app. The mobile app service allows Maybank customers to transfer money to more than 500,000 Western Union® agent locations in over 200 countries
  • Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin appointed Chairman of Maybank – the first woman Chairman on the board of the country’s largest public listed company.
  • First bank in Malaysia to implement extended maternity leave of up to one year for eligible female employees within the Group.
  • Announces partnership with Alipay of China to provide contactless payment convenience across various outlets in Malaysia.
  • Launches Maybank2u Pay, a new payment gateway to support e-commerce businesses, particularly SMEs to apply online and obtain payment capabilities and approvals for their e-commerce sites in as little as 24 hours.
  • Launches Regional Collaborative Fintech Sandbox Platform, the first of its kind in ASEAN, to boost the development of Fintech.
  • First listed company in Malaysian corporate history to breach RM100 billion market capitalisation.
  • Launches co-branded debit and credit cards with renowned European football club FC Barcelona.
  • Introduces face and voice recognition features in M2U mobile banking app - the first bank in Malaysia to offer all three biometric functionalities on a banking app, including the earlier fingerprint recognition.
  • Launches HouzKEY, an innovative Rent-to-Own (RTO) product which is the first by a bank in Malaysia. ‘HouzKEY’ is our response to the growing demand from Malaysians who want to own their own homes but can’t afford to do so.
  • First bank in Malaysia to launch cashless mobile payment option using QR code called Maybank QRPay.
  • Reinvents the online banking experience with the introduction of the new and reimagined Maybank2u website.
  • Launches MaxiHome Ezy scheme, a new affordable mortgage scheme targeted at first-time home buyers.
  • Launches its ‘FutureReady' digital upskilling programme, aiming to increase its employees’ digital literacy as well as equip them with capabilities that will ensure their relevance now and in the future.
  • Establishes Wealth Management Academy in partnership with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • Introduces first-of-its-kind digital financial planners for customers via M2U.
  • The first bank to partner KFC, the largest quick service restaurant chain in Malaysia to offer convenience of payment using QR codes.
  • Granted approval by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to locally incorporate Maybank’s Community Financial Services business in Singapore, with a full banking licence with Qualifying Full Bank privileges issued to Maybank Singapore Limited, its wholly-owned subsidiary incorporated in the republic.
  • Launches MSpace in Singapore, the first branch across the Maybank network that combines a café with modern banking services.
  • First bank in Malaysia to offer real-time viewing and top-up of customers’ ASNB accounts via its online banking and mobile platforms as well as ATMs and Self-Service Terminals.
  • Maybank introduced two new digital financial planning tools on its Maybank2u website to help customers plan their savings, monitor their insurance and keep up to date on their financial goals. These features, the first-of-their-kind by a bank in Malaysia, were set to further enhance customers’ experience and ability to plan for their future.
  • The only Malaysian Bank and one of two Malaysian brands to be inducted into the coveted Top 500 Most Valuable Global Brands award.
  • Launched MAE (Maybank Anytime, Everyone), the first ever product in Malaysia enabling users to start a banking relationship online via the Maybank App and transact instantly, while enjoying the convenience of a full-fledged e-wallet.
  • First bank in Malaysia to introduce the SWIFT gpi (global payments innovation) service for a faster, more convenient and secure cross-border remittance, operating on a cloud-based tracker platform.
  • Launched Maybank Tap2Phone, the first payment solution in Southeast Asia that enable small businesses, delivery and sales agents to accept card payments from customers by using a mobile application without the need for a point-of-sale (POS) terminal.
  • Signed a MOU with the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) to promote collaboration of cross border payments and remittances between Cambodia and Malaysia, through NBC’s blockchain-based Bakong payment system and the Maybank2u digital platform.
  • We introduced Investment-Linked Critical Illness Plus, a plan that offers protection for 68 critical illnesses including four types of mental illnesses: bipolar affective disorder, major depressive disorder, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, the first-of-its-kind in Malaysia.
  • Maybank Islamic opened its first overseas branch in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), making it also Malaysia’s first Islamic bank to have a presence outside local shores offering various wholesale banking services and facilities with a reach of more than 3 billion people in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.


  • Maybank launched the first-of-its-kind and fastest online account opening in Malaysia for SMEs, allowing them to enjoy the convenience of instant account opening via Maybank’s online banking platform, Maybank2u. 


  • Maybank and Credit Guarantee Corporation (CGC) launched a first-in-the-market SME Clean Loan/ Financing Plus, a hybrid loan facility which combines Overdraft and Term loan to assist SMEs in their cash flow management.


  • Maybank launched Maybank SME Digital Financing, the first end-to-end digital financing for SMEs in Malaysia, with a 10-minute approval turnaround.


  • The first bank in Malaysia to launch EzyQ, an online appointment management system for customers for a full suite of banking services, ahead of their visits to the branches.


  • Launched a new MAE app which has a unique ecosystem designed to help Malaysians take charge of their everyday money matters, beyond their regular banking needs.


  • Introduced Malaysia’s first ever Social Impact Deposit, a campaign under its Islamic Fixed Deposit account (IFD-i). Customers are offered to place a fixed deposit and at the same time, help in extending financial relief to those whose incomes have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Maybank, Grab and Mastercard launched the Maybank Grab Mastercard Platinum - a card designed to provide Malaysians with even more ways to be rewarded for their mobile-first lifestyle and for using Grab services. The card was launched amidst a rapid change in the lifestyle of Malaysians with more and more relying on their smartphones and going online to acquire daily services, shop, and perform banking transactions.
  • Through Sama-sama Lokal Micro Adoption Programme, Maybank launched a microenterprise adoption programme at its branches to assist struggling merchants in their local communities to digitise their businesses, as well as provide them with training and financial support.
  • Maybank is committed to allocating RM50 billion in sustainable financing as part of our sustainability policy which is embarked in the five-year strategic plan (M25) that runs until 2025.
  • Maybank Islamic Berhad launched Maybank Islamic Gold Account-i (MIGA-i), which allows customers to open account, buy and sell gold, and transfer gold, all conveniently online via Maybank’s online banking channel, Maybank2u. This Shariah-compliant gold account allows customers to redeem available gold balance in their account with physical gold, in denominations from as small as 1 gram minted gold bar to 1 kilogram cast gold bar.
  • Maybank Momentum Grant, Singapore’s first interest-free recyclable grant to uplift and transform small charities, awarded grants to three non-profit organisations. The total Grant size of S$2 million will be disbursed over the next two years. It aims to provide capital and capacity support for up to 20 small promising charities that are struggling due to the Covid-19 pandemic or as a start-up. The grant support will enable these selected charities to continue their good work with specific communities-in-need.
  • Partnering with local EV charging service provider, ParkEasy, Maybank Islamic Berhad and Etiqa installed 4 charging stations at the Dataran Maybank building, which 2 each were sponsored by the respective companies.
  • Maybank launched Maybank Home2u on its MAE app. Maybank Home2u is Malaysia’s first-ever digital home financing solutions within an integrated banking app, and is capable of providing approval 10 seconds within completion of application. 
  • Maybank introduced the first ever contactless ATM cash withdrawal service in Malaysia, aimed at providing convenience to more than 12 million Maybank ATM cardholders. To withdraw money contactless, customers only need to scan a QR code on their MAE app at selected Maybank ATMs nationwide. 
  • Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd ("MAM Malaysia") expanded its ESG product offerings with the launch of the MAMG Global Environment Fund ("the Fund"), a certified Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) fund as defined by the Sustainable and Responsible Investment Funds Guidelines.
  • Etiqa launched 2 life insurance/family takaful products providing protection for Employee Provident Fund’s (EPF) members namely ‘Etiqa Term Secure’ and ‘Etiqa Critical Care’ under the EPF i-Lindung initiative. Both products are available as either insurance or takaful via the EPF member website. 
  • Maybank Islamic launched Halmap 2.0 on 26 September 2022, a collaboration with ELOKAL, an eCommerce specialist that provides end-to-end solutions for the SMEs to market their products and services locally in both physical stores and e-commerce sites. 
  • In joint partnership with Habitat for Humanity Indonesia foundation, Maybank Indonesia held an online handover ceremony of houses and a community centre for victims of Central Sulawesi's earthquake. 
  • Maybank Indonesia and the Maybank Group held Sustainability Day in conjunction with the Maybank Marathon 2022 event in Bali. The Sustainability Day was the first event held by the Maybank Group and Maybank Indonesia and aimed to raise awareness and encourage sustainable practices among Maybank Marathon runners and partners and provide support for Balinese residences that were affected by the pandemic. 
  • Maybank Singapore officially launched the Young Entrepreneur Scheme (YES) Programme on 18 July 2022 at a seminar event on entrepreneurship. This programme seeks to help the entrepreneurial millennial generation bridge the gap between their dreams of launching a business and turning it into a reality, while answering the nation’s call to promote entrepreneurship. 
  • Maybank introduced new Ikhwan cards made with 84% bio-sourced and renewable materials. These eco- friendly cards which are plant-based and bio-degradable in nature, helps avoid harmful plastic waste as it is non-petroleum-based and non-toxic. 
  • Maybank Philippines celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a Filipiniana-Themed Gala Night with more than 300 valued clients and VIP guests attending to celebrate this milestone.
  • On 6 March 2023, Maybank Singapore inked a Memorandum of Understanding with KPMG Singapore to mobilise funding for low carbon and green projects originated by the ASEAN Decarbonisation Hub. This joint partnership represents the importance of advancing sustainable financing and the pressing need to mitigate climate change impact. Green financing is key to unlocking a sustainable future, and this is aligned with the Maybank Group commitment to mobilise RM80billion in sustainable finance by 2025 to support the transition to a less carbon intensive economy. 
  • On 30 May 2023, Maybank launched its cross border QR payment service for Maybank customers travelling to Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand as they can now make cashless and instant payment transactions via the MAE app. Similarly, incoming tourists from these countries will also be able to make cashless payment with Maybank QRPay merchants in Malaysia. 
  • On 14 June 2023, Maybank Islamic Berhad launched an innovative and efficient Wasiat writing service for the Muslim community in Malaysia, called EzyWasiat. The new digital service allows customers to easily plan and prepare their Wasiat in an efficient manner and within Shariah and Faraid (Islamic inheritance) principles. 
  • On 22 June 2023, Etiqa launched RAHMAH Personal Accident Insurance and RAHMAH Personal Accident Takaful in support of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living’s ‘Insurans RAHMAH’ and ‘Takaful RAHMAH’ initiative. These affordable plans aim to encourage more Malaysians, especially those in the B40 category, to secure insurance or takaful coverage. The plans are available at all Etiqa branches, nationwide. 
  • On 7 July 2023, Maybank launched its first-of-a-kind Signature branch, a fusion of physical and digital ‘Phygital’ concept located at Pavilion Bukit Jalil. The new concept offering a comprehensive range of services combining “all-in-a-bank” for both individual and commercial clients. 
  • On 21 July 2023, Maybank, in its strategic partnership with renowned EV manufacturer provides a holistic and integrated auto financing solution for Tesla buyers. 
  • On 16 August 2023, Maybank introduced the Maybank myimpact Visa Signature Credit Card and Maybank Islamic myimpact Ikhwan Mastercard Platinum Credit Card-i (collectively known as Maybank myimpact Credit Card) on 16 August 2023, in efforts to empower its customers towards making better sustainable life choices which will impact the next generation. 
  • On 11 September 2023, Etiqa General Insurance Berhad in a collaborative effort with Petotum, Southeast Asia’s first pet ecosystem platform, have proudly unveiled ‘PAWer Insurance’, Etiqa’s first pet insurance to offer unprecedented convenience to pet owners. 
  • On 1 November 2023, Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd (“MAM Malaysia”) launched a shariah-compliant and hyper-customised Discretionary Portfolio Mandate (DPM) that leverages on artificial intelligence (AI). 
  • On 20 November 2023, Maybank Group launched its Islamic Wealth Management (IWM) regional offshore hub for solutions via Maybank Singapore, extending its IWM position beyond Malaysia and Indonesia. Maybank Singapore is the first bank in Singapore to offer end-to-end Islamic wealth solutions for customers.