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Akmal Hassan

Chief Executive Officer

Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd

Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd

Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
AIIMAN

Education

Master
Business Administration
University of the Sunshine Coast , Queensland

degree
Business Administration
Oklahoma State University

Web References (34 Total References)


Asian Islamic Investment Management

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Akmal Hassan, Investment Director of Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd. (AIIMAN) shares his views on AIIMAN's perspective on global and local Islamic finance.


Morningstar Asia Quicktake Report - Malaysia | [Hwang Aiiman Growth Fund] | [0P00008ME0]

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Akmal Hassan

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Akmal was promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd ("AIIMAN") on 18 November 2010. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Director of Investments and was responsible for managing the overall portfolio of funds from retail to institutional as well as marketing. Akmal brings with him extensive experience within the investment management industry which spans over fourteen (14) years. Within this time, he was involved in both portfolio management functions and investment research. Before joining AIIMAN, Akmal served as the Chief Investment Officer at Muamalat Invest Sdn Bhd ("Muamalat") where he managed domestic Islamic equities and fixed income mandates. Prior to his tenure at Muamalat, Akmal was a fund manager at a local asset management company, where he was part of a team managing funds for investments in Malaysia as well as the Asia ex-Japan markets. His key equities coverage included corporations in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Akmal began his career in the investment management industry with the AmInvestment Group and he was also attached to Jupiter Research as an analyst focusing on construction and property. Akmal graduated from the Oklahoma State University, USA with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance (BSc) and completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.


Asian Islamic Investment Management

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In a briefing held today, Mr. Akmal Hassan, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd ("AIIMAN")together with Mr. Baiza Bain, Director of Amanie Advisors Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Amanie Business Solutions Sdn.

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Akmal said, "Firstly, Shariah-compliant products are for everyone and they are competitive in terms of performance, innovation and diversity.
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As such, Shariah-compliant products should be considered an avenue for diversification rather than a replacement or alternative to their conventional counterparts," Akmal said.
The added growth opportunities in both the conventional and Shariah space are compelling reasons to consider Shariah-compliant a staple in all investment portfolios as opposed to a replacement. The risk diversification and attractive returns over time continues to attract migratory investments and is sometimes seen as a threat to the competing conventional products. However, it is impossible for such products to replace the conventional as the whole Islamic Financial System accounts for less than 1 per cent of the global financial system.
In closing, Akmal concluded, "There are tremendous opportunities to capture institutional investments from sovereign wealth funds, central banks, takaful and pension funds.


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Akmal Hassan

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Akmal Hassan
Managing Director & Executive Director
Akmal Hassan was appointed as Managing Director & Executive Director of Aiiman on 20 September 2014. Akmal Hassan is one of the three pioneering senior members in the establishment of Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn. Bhd. (Aiiman). He took over the helm as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director on 18 November 2010. Under his leadership, Aiiman has grown its asset under management (AUM) by more than five-fold from RM 1.3 billion as at end-2010 to RM 7.5 billion as of 31 December 2014, making it one of the top three Islamic investment management companies in Malaysia. Under his management, the business has since turned profitable.
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As Managing Director of Aiiman, Akmal is actively involved in all aspects of the business' day-to-day management from leading the investment team, driving marketing strategies, building the business, to guiding the back office team. He believes in development through empowerment and synergy with a clear focus on delivering positive results, from investment performance, AUM growth, adding value to Aiiman's shareholders as well as contributing to the government's push to develop Malaysia as the global international Islamic financial hub.
Akmal is the driving force behind the strong returns and low volatility performance of its investment portfolios as well as Affin Hwang Asset Management's award winning Shariah unit trust funds. People and performance is the source of Aiiman's success today.
Prior to his current appointment, Akmal was the Chief Investment Officer at a subsidiary of a local Islamic Bank. He has more than 15 years experience in the investment management industry primarily in portfolio management, investment research and marketing strategy.
Akmal graduated from Oklahoma State University, USA with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance (BSc). He completed his Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.


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Akmal Hassan

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Akmal Hassan
Managing Director & Executive Director Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn. Bhd.
Akmal Hassan is one of the three pioneering senior members in the establishment of Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn. Bhd. (Aiiman). He took over the helm as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director on 18 November 2010. Under his leadership, Aiiman has grown its asset under management (AUM) by more than five-fold from RM 1.3 billion as at end-2010 to RM 7.5 billion as of 31 December 2014, making it one of the top three Islamic investment management companies in Malaysia. Under his management, the business has since turned profitable.
READ MORE
As Managing Director of Aiiman, Akmal is actively involved in all aspects of the business' day-to-day management from leading the investment team, driving marketing strategies, building the business, to guiding the back office team. He believes in development through empowerment and synergy with a clear focus on delivering positive results, from investment performance, AUM growth, adding value to Aiiman's shareholders as well as contributing to the government's push to develop Malaysia as the global international Islamic financial hub.
Akmal is the driving force behind the strong returns and low volatility performance of its investment portfolios as well as Affin Hwang Asset Management's award winning Shariah unit trust funds. People and performance is the source of Aiiman's success today.
Prior to his current appointment, Akmal was the Chief Investment Officer at a subsidiary of a local Islamic Bank. He has more than 15 years experience in the investment management industry primarily in portfolio management, investment research and marketing strategy.
Akmal graduated from Oklahoma State University, USA with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance (BSc). He completed his Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.

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