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Nomura Asset Management Malaysia obtained its fund management license in December 2006 from the Securities Commission Malaysia. The establishment of a local presence was part of our continued commitment to our clients in Malaysia, some of which, we have been servicing since 1990s from outside of Malaysia.
Nomura Asset Management Malaysia is a full-fledged asset manager with front-, middle- and back-office operations housed locally. We have grown from a 3-member team in 2006 to a combined staff strength of 46 (including Nomura Islamic Asset Management) as of 30 September 2021.
Our capabilities range from Domestic Equity, Domestic Fixed Income and Sukuk, Global Sukuk and Developed Markets Equities. Alongside Nomura Islamic Asset Management, we are signatories of the Malaysian Code for Institutional Investors. More of our efforts in Responsible Investing are published here.
As of 30 September 2021, the total assets under management of Nomura Asset Management Malaysia stood at MYR 29 billion.
|Financial Year Ended||MYR|
|Paid-up share capital||5,000,000||2,000,000||2,000,000|
|Profit/Loss before taxation||12,573,974||7,768,271||6,934,895|
|Profit/Loss after taxation||10,096,158||5,068,596||5,319,518|
Managing Director & Country Head
Rejina is the Managing Director for Nomura Asset Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd, and the Country Head for NAM’s business in Malaysia, since October 2006. Rejina has been instrumental in driving the development of NAM’s business in Malaysia since its establishment. Rejina started off her career as a legal officer with a local stock broking house before joining a local fund management outfit in 1998 where she was exposed to various roles from compliance, legal, risk management, product development to marketing and client services. Rejina has actively contributed towards the development of compliance for both the unit trust and asset management industry through working closely with the industry’s associations and the Securities Commission. She is also the Secretary for the Malaysian Association of Asset Managers.
Head of Investment
Leslie Yap has over 24 years of industry experience in funds management and research coverage. Leslie has headed the Investments team at NAMM since December 2007. Leslie overseeing the global equities team in Malaysia and responsible for investment management of global developed market equities. Leslie is one on the contributing member of the Global Equity Strategy Committee and the Global Stock Selection Committee in Nomura Asset Management.
Head of Malaysian Equities
Swee Fung Teoh joined NAMM as portfolio manager in Nov 2006 and currently heads and oversees the Malaysian Equities portfolio management team, with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Swee Fung is one of the contributing member of the Pacific Basin ex Japan Investment Strategy and Stock Selection committees.
Chief Administrative Officer
Chooi Su May is the Chief Administrative Officer of Nomura Asset Management Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and oversees the Corporate Administration, Fund Administration and Trading departments. She joined the Company in 2008 and prior to assuming her current role, she was the Head of Compliance, Risk and Legal in the Company.
Su May has over 20 years of working experience in the areas of compliance, legal, operational risks, audit and tax from various local and international companies across audit & tax advisory, insurance and capital markets industries.
Head of Compliance, Risk and Legal
Eric is the Head of Compliance, Risk and Legal department at Nomura Asset Management Malaysia. He joined NAMM in 2015 and prior to that, Eric was Head of Trust and Agency Services, Deutsche Bank (Malaysia) Berhad and Compliance Officer at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Malaysia) Berhad
The job function involves carrying out compliance responsibilities for the Company and managing the compliance monitoring functions including Shariah compliance to ensure that the Company is complying effectively with internal guidelines and policies as well as external laws and regulations in any jurisdiction where the Company may conduct business. The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The candidate will be given the opportunity to build a career with a global asset management company through working and assisting in the management of various investment products. The candidate will be working closely with the investment and marketing teams across its network of global offices in the following tasks:
We are looking for a self-directed, hard-working team player who can help bring together the investment and marketing resources of the company and translate that into attractive propositions to our existing and potential clients. This position is best suited for individuals with strong interest in investment with analytical capabilities, well organised with good project management skills, and the eagerness to apply them in order to help with the marketing of such products.
The successful candidate will be supporting the investment team, whose primary responsibility includes research and investment management to institutional and corporate clients.The incumbent will be physically positioned in the Malaysian office with a direct reporting line to the Portfolio Manager. The candidate will be given the opportunity to build a career in investment management through exposure across different departments within the company over a period of time. At the same time, the candidate will also be supporting portfolio managers in the following tasks:
Education and Experience
1. Degree in Economics/Finance/Banking/Commerce or equivalent; Other degrees may be considered
2. Fresh graduates or those with 1-2 years working experience