Awards and Recognition

2021

 

 trophy Alpha Southeast Asia awards 2021

Principal once again has been recognized for the Annual Alpha Southeast Asia Awards and this year, we’ve won 3 awards:

  1. Best Online & Mobile Platform (Asset Manager)
  2. Best Fund with the optimal Sharpe ratio
  3. Best Fund Manager for Pension Mandates & Private Retirement Schemes

 trophy Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Winner of Fintech-Human Resources Technology Award.

trophy Refinitiv Lipper Awards 2021

Principal Asia Titans Fund has been recognised by Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2021 in the Equity Asia Pacific ex Japan – Provident (10 years) category. 

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trophy MDRT 2021 achievers

Congratulations on your outstanding achievement for the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) membership, an internationally recognized accolade, for standard of excellence in financial services business and life insurance.

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trophy HR Excellence Awards 2020

Human Resources Online.net presented Principal the Gold Award in HR Innovation category for the HR Excellence Award for Year 2020. This award is bestowed upon us for our 3 key initiatives: Selfdrvn, Modernization of Benefits journey by introducing Flex Benefit plan, and HR chatbot which was developed on the Principal Passport SEA platform.
 

2020

trophy EPF 2019 External Fund Manager Awards

  • Best International Equity Fund Manager
  • Best 3-Year ROI International Equity Fund Manager
  • Best Domestic Sukuk Fund Manager
  • Best 3-Year ROI Domestic Sukuk Fund Manager

 
trophy Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv 2020

Equity Asia Pacific ex Japan - Provident (10 years)

 
trophy Morningstar Award 2020 Malaysia

Best Malaysia Large-Cap Equity (Syariah) Fund

 
trophy Fundsupermart’s Recommended Unit Trusts 2020/21

Recommended Unit Trusts 2020/21. Our funds are listed as “top picks” by FundSuperMart under their Recommended Unit Trusts 2020/21 Awards winners: 

  • Principal Global Titans 
  • Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income USD
  • Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income MYR
  • Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income SGD
  • Principal Islamic Asia Pacific Dynamic Equity 
  • Principal Greater China MYR
  • Principal Islamic Small Cap MYR
  • Principal PRS Plus Conservative Class C
  • Principal PRS Plus Moderate Class C

  
trophy Annual Alpha Southeast Asia Fund Management Awards 2020

Best Asset Manager (Money Market & Balanced funds) & Best Absolute Return Strategy (Alpha Southeast Asia Fund Management Awards 2020)


trophy Private Pension Administration (PPA)

Growing PRS Together 2019

  • PRS Online Enrolment – Top Achiever
  • PRS Online Top Up – Top Achiever
  • PRS Active Corporation – 1st Runner Up
  • PRS Individual Top Up – 1st Runner Up
  • PRS Youth – 1st Runner Up
  • PRS Annual Contribution 1st Runner Up
  • PRS Member Growth – 2nd Runner Up
  • PRS AUM Growth – 2nd Runner Up
     

2019

trophy Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv 2019

  • Equity Global - Malaysia Pension, 5 years
  • Equity Asia Pacific ex Japan - Malaysia Pension, 10 years


trophy Fundsupermart’s Recommended Unit Trusts 2018/19
Recommended Unit Trusts 2018/19. In recognition of the funds’ magnitude of performance as well as the consistency of returns.

  • Private Retirement Scheme; CIMB-Principal PRS Conservative & CIMB-Principal PRS Plus Growth
  • Developed Markets; CIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund
  • Sub Regional Equity; CIMB-Principal Greater China Equity Fund
  • Asia ex-Japan; CIMB-Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income Fund
  • Asia ex-Japan; CIMB-Principal Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund


trophy Asia Asset Management 2019

  • Best Asset Management House in ASEAN
  • Fund Launch of the Year (Malaysia) for CIMB-Principal Direct Opportunities Fund

2018

trophy The Edge | Thomson Reuters Lipper Malaysia Fund Awards 2018

  • Best Fund Over 5 Years, Equity Global - Malaysia (CIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund)
  • Best Fund Over 5 Years, Equity Asia Pacific ex Japan - Malaysia (CIMB-Principal Asian Equity Fund)
  • Best Fund Over 5 Years, Equity Asia Pacific ex Japan - Malaysia (CIMB Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund)
  • Best Fund Over 5 Years, Equity Malaysia Diversified - Malaysia (CIMB-Principal Equity Growth & Income Fund)
  • Best Fund Over 5 Years, Mixed Asset MYR Balance - Malaysia (CIMB-Principal Income Plus Balance)
  • Best Fund Over 3 Years, Equity Global - Malaysia (CIMB-Principal Global Titans)


trophy Asset Asian Awards 2018

  • Best Wealth Manager, Malaysia


trophy Fundsupermart’s Recommended Fund Awards 2017/18

  • Best Equity, Developed Markets: CIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund
  • Best Equity, Asia Pacific ex Japan: CIMB-Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income Fund
  • Best Equity, Asia Pacific ex Japan (Islamic): CIMB Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund
  • Best Sub Regional Equity, Greater China: CIMB-Principal Greater China Equity Fund

2017

trophy The EPF External Portfolio Managers Awards 2017

  • Best Global Bond Portfolio Manager


trophy AsianInvestor Asset Management Awards 2017

  • Fund House of the Year - Malaysia


trophy ​​The Edge | Thomson Reuters Lipper Malaysia Fund Awards 2017

  • Best Equity Asia Pacific Ex-Japan – Malaysia Islamic, 5 years - CIMB Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund
  • Best Equity Asia Pacific Ex-Japan – Malaysia Provident, 5 years - CIMB-Principal Asian Equity Fund
  • Best Equity Global – Malaysia Provident, 3 years - CIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund
  • Best Equity Global – Malaysia Provident, 5 years - CIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund


trophy 2017 Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Award Global Islamic

  • Best Fund Over 5 Years – Equity Asia Pacific Ex-Japan - CIMB Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund

2016

trophy 2016 Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards for Global Islamic

  • Best Performing Fund Over 3 Years - Equity Asia Pacific Ex Japan - CIMB Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund


trophy AsianInvestor Asset Management Awards 2016

  • Best Fund House in Malaysia


trophy The Edge | Thompson Reuters Lipper Malaysia Fund Awards 2016

  • Best Overall Group


trophy Morningstar Award 2016 Malaysia for Best Performing Funds

  • CIMB-Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income Fund(Award:Equity Asia Pacific Ex Japan, Award Period: 3)
  • CIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund (Award: Equity Global, Award Period: 3)
  • CIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund (Award: Equity Global, Award Period: 5)
  • CIMB-Principal Asian Equity Fund (Award:Equity Asia Pacific Ex Japan, Award Period: 5)
  • CIMB Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund (Award: Equity Asia Pacific Ex Japan-Malaysia Islamic, Award Period: 3)


trophy Asia Asset Management Best of the Best Awards 2016

  • Best Asia-Pacific Equity Fund - CIMB-Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income Fund


trophy The Asset Triple A Asset Servicing, Investor and Fund Management Awards 2016

  • Malaysia, CEO of the Year: Munirah Khairuddin's overall achievement, in particular market leadership over a rolling 2-year period
  • Fund Management Company of the Year, Malaysia


trophy Alpha Southeast Asia 10th Annual Best Financial Institution Awards in Southeast Asia

  • Best Asset & Fund Manager (2007-2016) in Malaysia


trophy Fundsupermart’s Recommended Unit Trusts 2016/17

  • Developed MarketsCIMB-Principal Global Titans Fund
  • Asia ex-Japan - CIMB-Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income Fund
  • Asia ex-Japan (Islamic) - CIMB Islamic Asia Pacific Equity Fund
  • Sub Regional Equity- Greater China - CIMB-Principal Greater China Equity Fund