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CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad (CIMB-Principal) is a premier asset management company with regional investment capabilities. Established in 1995, it is one of the largest asset management companies in Malaysia with regional footprint covering Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. 

CIMB-Principal aspires to be Southeast Asia’s most valued investment management company offering total asset management solutions. It manufactures and distributes a comprehensive range of unit trust funds, and manages customised portfolio mandates for corporations, institutions, as well as government and pension funds. Its regionally integrated team of dedicated investment professionals offers expertise ranging from equity, fixed income, cash management, and Shariah-compliant fund management.  

CIMB-Principal is jointly owned by CIMB Group, one of Southeast Asia’s leading universal banking groups; and The Principal Financial Group, U.S.A., a NYSE-listed global financial service company and a leading Fortune 500 company.

CIMB-Principal Shareholders
The shareholders of CIMB-Principal are CIMB Group Sdn Bhd and Principal Financial Group, which respectively own 60% and 40% of the company.

CIMB Group is Malaysia’s second largest financial services provider and one of Southeast Asia’s leading universal banking groups. It offers consumer banking, investment banking, Islamic banking, asset management and insurance products and services. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, its key operations are located in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. The Group also has presence in Brunei, Myanmar and Vietnam. Beyond ASEAN, the Group has offices in Hong Kong, Bahrain, London and New York, as well as a 19.99% stake in Bank of Yingkou, China.

CIMB Group operates its business through three main brand entities, CIMB Bank, CIMB Investment Bank and CIMB Islamic. CIMB Group is also the majority shareholder of Bank CIMB Niaga in Indonesia, and the single largest shareholder of CIMB Thai in Thailand.

CIMB Group is listed on Bursa Malaysia via CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Bumiputra-Commerce Holdings Bhd).

Principal Financial Group is a leading Fortune 500 global financial services group established over 125 years ago. The Group offers a wide range of financial products and services including retirement and investment services, life and health insurance and mortgage banking through its diverse family of financial services companies.

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