EPFEmployees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors may choose to have a Syariah Compliance KWSP-i account when the amendments to the Employees Provident Fund Act 1991 are passed in Dewan Rakyat in the current parliament session. The new account will be managed and invested according to Syariah principles.

The amendments to the EPF Act 1991, will also provide for the establishment of a Syariah Advisory Committee and an Investment Panel to ensure Syariah compliance.

With the creation of the KWSP-i account, Section 27 of the Act will be amended to enable two dividend rates to be announced for EPF contributors, each for Normal & Syariah compliance account.

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Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), announced a dividend of 6.40 sen per unit for Amanah Saham 1Malaysia (AS 1Malaysia) for the financial year ended 30th September 2015.

The  dividend is 0.20 sen per unit lower then 6.60 sen per unit announced in 2014. Kindly refer to “Historical AS1 Malaysia Dividend Rate” for previous year dividend.

The dividend will involve a total payment of RM694.96 million and will benefit 395,036 unit holders which currently hold 10.9 billion units of AS 1Malaysia

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Aemulus Holdings BerhadAemulus Holdings Berhad Initial Public Offering (IPO) received an overwhelming response with its public portion of 21.9 million shares. It was oversubscribed by 13.05 times. The IPO attract 6,726 applications or 308.2 million shares.

Notices of Allotment will be dispatched by post to all successful applicants on or before 14th September 2015. Aemulus Holdings is expected to be listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia on 15th September 2015 under stock name “AEMULUS”.

Below are the allotment summary.

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Al-Salam REITAl-Salam Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is scheduled to be listed in Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on the 29th September 2015. The Initial Public Offering (IPO) consists of 252.36 million units at an IPO price of RM1.00 per unit.

Out of these, 240.76 million units are offered to Malaysian and foreign institutional and selected investors and a retail offering of 11.6 million units to the Malaysian public.

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Aemulus Holdings BerhadAemulus Holdings Bhd, a Penang-based electrical and electronic (E&E) engineering company in the semiconductor tester industry, is scheduled to be listed in ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia on 15th September 2015.

The Initial Public Offering (IPO) consists of 87.79 million new ordinary shares and offer for sale of 43.885 shares at an IPO price of RM0.28 per share at RM0.10 par value. 96.565 million shares will be for private placement & selected investors, 21.943 million shares to the Malaysian public and 13.167 million shares for eligible directors, employees & business associates of Aemulus Holdings Berhad.

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