KenTrade is an integrated financial portal that provides a host of financial products and services
that are easily accessible to all potential and current investors. It empowers users to make time
critical investment decisions via the Internet from the comfort of their home, office or anywhere in
KenTrade is brought to you by Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad, a subsidiary of K & N Kenanga Holdings
Berhad. K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad was incorporated on 7 June 1994.
Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad ("KIBB") established a number of subsidiaries to expand its scope of activities.
Kenanga Nominees (Tempatan) Sdn Bhd was incorporated in December 1973
Kenanga Nominees (Asing) Sdn Bhd was set up in October 1993
Kenanga Management & Services Sdn Bhd was incorporated in August 1980
Kenanga Securities Custodian Sdn Bhd in January 1981
In 1989, John Hancock International Holdings Inc. acquired an interest in the equity of Kenanga
Investment Bank Berhad. Subsequently in 1991, Deutsche Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd became a shareholder
of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad by acquiring the said interest in the equity from John Hancock
International Holdings Inc.
About Kenanga Investment Bank
Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (formerly known as K & N Kenanga Bhd) was incorporated on 6 September
1973 with an issued and paid up share capital of RM2 million.
Kenanga Investment Bank ("KIBB") was granted a Merchant Banking license by Bank Negara Malaysia on
5th January 2007 and commenced business as an Investment Bank on 30th January 2007.
With the launch of the Kuala Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange Bhd (now known as Malaysian
Derivatives Exchange Bhd) in December 1995, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad entered into a joint venture
with Bain & Company Ltd (now known as Deutsche Australia Holdings Ltd) of Australia to set up Kenanga
DMG Futures Sdn Bhd (now known as Kenanga Deutsche Futures Sdn Bhd).
A restructuring exercise was carried out in 1996 resulting in the formation of a holding company, K & N
Kenanga Holdings Berhad. The entire issued and paid up share capital of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
was acquired by K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad by the issuance of new shares in the holding company. An
important milestone occurred on 8 October 1996 when K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad was listed on the main
board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.
In 1997, Kenanga Asset Management Sdn Bhd ("KAM") received its fund manager's license and has been
providing professional investment management services to corporate clients.
Kenanga Investment Management Sdn Bhd ("KIM"), a joint venture Foreign Fund Management Company ("FFMC")
which is 60% owned by Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad and 40% by Rothschild Asset Management
International Holdings BV ("RAM BV"), received its FFMC license in November 1998.
Kenanga Unit Trust Berhad ("KUT") was established in 1999 and is 95% owned by Kenanga Investment Bank
Berhad and 5% by RAM BV. The principal activity of KUT is to launch a range of unit trust products for
the retail public in Malaysia and to cater for different specific investment requirements and objectives
of various investor groups. With the establishment of KUT, the Group's fund management capabilities consist
of three companies, KAM, KIM and KUT.
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