- Corporate Background
ASM Investment Services Berhad (ASM Investment) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Berhad (formerly known as Amanah Saham Mara Berhad), one of the pioneers in the unit trust industry in Malaysia with more than four decades of experience in unit trust and asset management. Pelaburan MARA Berhad is the financial services arm of MARA and one of the key financial services functions is unit trust and fund management services which are undertaken by ASM Investment Services Berhad.
We manage 14 funds comprising 12 public funds including a principle protected fund, one Bumiputera fund, i.e. Kumpulan Modal Bumiputera Yang Kesebelas, and a fund specially for all employees and pensioners of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), members of Board of Directors of TNB, the clubs and associations related to TNB and subsidiary companies of TNB. In addition, we also manage a number of institutional and corporate equity portfolio mandates.
The strategic direction of ASM Investment is to become a fully Shariah-compliant fund manager by end of 2013. In late 2012, four conventional funds were converted into Shariah-compliant.The remaining three conventional funds will be converted into Shariah-compliant in 2013.
ASM Investment is dedicated to manage unit trust funds and discretionary portfolios with the objective to provide reasonable returns within the acceptable levels of risks. The various equity unit trust funds under our management are to provide funds with different levels of risks so that one of them may be suitable for an investor.
For an example, ASM Shariah Premier Fund is to invest in large capitalized public listed companies, equivalent to blue chips, ASM Shariah Growth Fund is to invest in growth stocks, while ASM Shariah Index Fund is to track a Shariah index. Please refer to the prospectus and discuss with any of our authorized agents so that you make an informed investment decision.
We are also an Institutional Unit Trust Adviser (IUTA) that allows us to market third party unit trust funds.