Kenanga Investment Corporation Ltd (KICL) was established in Sri Lanka in 2007 and specializes in capital markets activities with core strengths in investment banking and fund management.
KICL is the overseas investment arm of Malaysian listed company K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad (KNKH), a long established financial group in Malaysia with 40 years of collective experience in equity broking, investment banking, futures broking, treasury, specialised finance and fund management.
KNKH is listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Its group of companies includes Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad, Kenanga Investors Berhad, Kenanga Deutsche Futures Sdn Bhd and Kenanga Capital Sdn Bhd. Moving towards becoming an international financial player, the Group has established its presence in Asia and Middle East, through direct equity participations and strategic partnerships in Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia.
As of 31 August 2011, KNKH manages US$ 750 million of total asset under management, comprising public unit trusts, pension funds as well as corporate and individual portfolios of funds. KNKH provides the overall supervision and technical assistance for KICL in research and fund management operations, ensuring the overall quality of investment recommendations.
Our investment philosophy is a value driven one, with main emphasis placed on value creation and capital appreciation. The underlying basis to this philosophy is our desire to provide clients with advice and strategies designed to ride through all market cycles and over a period of time.
Our equity investment philosophy is aimed at companies seeking financial and management support to implement ambitious plans for growth. Priority is given to long-term equity appreciation over short-term value.
A fundamental principle of our strategy is portfolio diversification across all asset classes, thus ensuring stability and ensuring our clients leverage on the optimal wealth creation potential of investment markets. To ensure our approach is adhered to, we employ top researchers and investment managers.
Our clients choose us for our knowledge, innovation and experience in key areas of investment banking, wealth and fund management.
We leverage on our alliances with KNKH to offer a comprehensive range of ground-breaking financial services and solutions on a multifaceted basis.
We enjoy a proven record in identifying undervalued assets with superior growth and earning potential, as well as fortifying and delivering sustained superior returns on investment portfolio. It has earned us international trust and recognition as a top corporate finance provider that understands the broad-ranging needs of its customers.