Best Managed Companies in Malaysia by FinanceAsia



Hong-Kong based FinanceAsia recently revealed a poll results for their 11th annual poll of Asia’s top companies. The pool has tallied votes from over 300 investors and analysts across the region.

The pools evaluate the companies on best managed company, best corporate governance, best investor relations, best corporate social responsibility, most committed to a strong dividend policy, best mid-cap, best small-cap, best CEO & best CFO.

The pool result from Malaysian companies are,

1. Best Managed Company

Rank Company Votes
1 Public Bank 36
2 CIMB Group Holdings 27
3 Maxis 20
4 Genting 11
5 Air Asia 10
6= Petronas Chemicals 9
6= BAT Malaysia 9
8= Sime Darby 7
8= Maybank 7
9= PPB Group 6
9= Digi.com 6

2. Best Corporate Governance

Rank Company Votes
1 Public Bank 37
2 CIMB Group Holdings 25
3 BAT Malaysia 18
4 Maxis 17
5 Digi.com 13
6 Petronas Chemicals 10
7 Air Asia 8
8= Sime Darby 7
8= Maybank 7

3. Best Investor Relations

Rank Company Votes
1 CIMB Group Holdings 32
2 Public Bank 31
3 Maxis 19
4 BAT Malaysia 15
5 Petronas Chemicals 14
6 Sime Darby 9
7 Maybank 8
8= RHB Bank 7
8= Nestle Malaysia 7
10 SP Setia 6

4. Best Corporate Social Responsibility

Rank Company Votes
1 Public Bank 25
2 CIMB 23
3 Maxis 15
4 Digi.com 10
5= Genting 7
5= Sime Darby 7
5= Maybank 7

5. Most Committed to a Strong Dividend Policy

Rank Company Votes
1 Public Bank 39
2 CIMB Group Holdings 29
3 BAT Malaysia 17
4 Maxis 11
5 Maybank 8
6 Digi.com 6
7= Sime Darby 5
7= Nestle Malaysia 5

6. Best Mid-Cap

Rank Company Votes
1 AirAsia 21
2 Media Prima 13

7. Best Small-Cap

Rank Company Votes
1 Latexx 12

8. Best CEO

Rank Company Votes
1 Nazir Razak (CIMB Group Holdings) 22
2 Sandip Das (Maxis) 15
3 Tay Ah Lek (Public Bank) 10

9. Best CFO

Rank Company Votes
1 Khairussaleh Ramli (Maybank) 19
2 George Ratilal (Petronas) 14
3 Nasution Mohamed (Maxis) 9


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