CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad (“CIMB-Principal”), the investment adviser for the WIOF South-East Asia Performance Fund and investment manager for the WSF Asia Pacific Shariah Growth Fund, has cemented its status as a major regional asset manager with a string of prestigious awards.

The asset management house took the Best Mixed Asset Fund Group Award and the Best Mixed Asset Balanced Malaysia (3 Year) Fund Award for its CIMB Islamic Balanced Growth Fund at the Edge-Lipper Malaysia Fund Awards 2013 this week.

The awards came soon after CIMB Principal was named Best Institutional House in Malaysia at Asia Asset Management’s Best of the Best Awards as well as winning awards for Best Islamic Product for CIMB Islamic PRS Plus, Most Innovative Product for CIMB-Principal PRS Plus and ETF Manager of the Year (for the third consecutive year). In the Singapore country category, it was named Best New ETF in Singapore for the CIMB S&P Ethical Asia Pacific Dividend ETF.

Commenting on the wins, Munirah Khairuddin, Deputy Chief Executive of CIMB-Principal, said: “We are delighted to win these awards, which recognise our performance and efforts domestically and regionally. This welcome industry recognition is emblematic of the trust we have built with our clients over time and our ability to successfully scale up our domestic, ASEAN and Asia-Pacific ex-Japan capabilities with solid investment track records.”