AHB Declares Interim Income Distribution of 3.10 Sen a Unit


Kuala Lumpur, 5 April 2017 - Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad (“PHB”), the sponsor of Amanah Hartanah Bumiputera (“AHB” or “the Fund”), and Maybank Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. (“MAM”), the Fund Manager, today jointly announced the Fund interim income distribution of 3.10 sen a unit. The income distribution is for the six-month period ended 31 March 2017.

The income distribution of AHB is tax-exempt and payable net of zakat, which will be credited directly into the unit holder’s bank account on 17 April 2017. For Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) Member’s Investment Scheme, it will be credited into Account 1 of EPF.

MAM was accorded international recognition for AHB as the Best Islamic Product 2016 for the second consecutive year by ‘Asia Asset Management Best of the Best Awards’ for its unique and salient features that meet the needs of Islamic investors. This further boosted investor confidence, serving as the fund’s testimony. With the global acknowledgement of AHB, the product becomes not only a viable investment but is especially attractive to investors, considering the volatile investment landscape today.

AHB is a Shariah compliant real-estate backed trust fund with a fixed-price of RM1.00 per unit. It enables Bumiputera investors to participate in the beneficial ownership of real estate assets by providing them with a regular and consistent income stream. The Fund is made available for subscription at all Maybank and AmBank branches nationwide.


Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad (PHB)
Established in May 2006, Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad (PHB) is a real estate investment holding company and a subsidiary of Yayasan Amanah Hartanah Bumiputera. PHB is founded on the following core principles; enhance shareholder and investor values, practice sound corporate governance, foster innovation and growth, cultivate talent and reward performance. PHB goal is to enable long-term growth through managing, investing in and expanding its core businesses in the prime commercial real estate investment sector.

Amanah Hartanah Bumiputera (AHB)
AHB is a fixed-price Shariah-compliant real estate backed unit trust fund which enables Bumiputera investors to participate in the beneficial ownership of real estate assets with a minimum entry investment of RM100. The Fund is designed for investors of medium risk appetite who wish to receive regular income and potentially consistent returns through PHB’s strategic investments in prime commercial properties in highly sought after locations within the major cities of Malaysia.

Maybank Asset Management
Maybank Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. is a subsidiary of Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad ("MAMG") wholly-owned by Malayan Banking Berhad’s (“Maybank”) as its asset management arm. Maybank is the 4th largest banking group in Asean by total assets of MYR 708 billion as at 31 December 2015.

MAMG is one of the pioneers in the local asset management industry with over 30 years of experience especialising in Asian markets. It has presence across three (3) Asean key markets namely, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia offering Asian based investment solutions encompassing both conventional and Islamic assets. In addition to fund management services, MAMG also offers alternative investment solutions through its private equity arm. The portfolio management services cater to all types of investors including corporate and institutions, high net-worth individuals and mass retail.

MAMG has a strong foothold in Asean with strategic intent to enhance its investment capabilities with on-the-ground market intelligence and expertise as well as expanding its regional distribution capabilities to market products cross-border.

MAMG’s asset under management (“AUM”) stood at MYR 25.3 billion as at 28 February 2017.

For any media editorial inquiries, please contact:
Mohammad Shahizam Bin Fauzi mohamadshahizam@phb.com.my 03-7711 3007
Wardatul Ithni Binti Abd Rahman wardatul@phb.com.my 03-7711 3014
Michele Wong michele.wong@maybank.com 03-2297 7835
Louisa Harrison louisaharrison@maybank.com 03-2297 7894

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