Deutsche Bank (Malaysia) Berhad (DBMB)
DBMB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the parent organisation, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft. DBMB established a presence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1967 and was incorporated on the 22 August 1994.
DBMB expanded its product offered to include fund accounting services in 2001.
DBMB is responsible for the computation of the NAV of the Funds in accordance with the requirements of this Replacement Disclosure Document and the Deed. DBMB will undertake the accounting and valuation function for the Funds by way of a service level agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, DBMB will maintain proper accounts of all transactions, prepare daily or monthly reports and calculate the NAV of the Funds every month. All fees and expenses arising out of this appointment are not charged to the Funds and are solely borne by the PRS Provider as required by the Guidelines.
Registrar And Transfer Agent
Karvy Computershare (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (Karvy)
Karvy was incorporated in Malaysia on 8 March 2016 and commenced business on 25 April 2016. Karvy is registered as a private limited company to provide registrar and transfer agency services to asset management and investment management companies, with its business address at Suite 16.1, Level 16, Menara IMC, No.8 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.
Karvy’s roles and duties include maintaining the register of unit holders, transaction processing, reconciliation and preparing relevant communication to investors. Certain processes for the abovementioned duties are further sub-delegated to Karvy’s affiliate entity, Karvy Computershare Private Limited in India.
Audit, risk, corporate communication, information technology, human resource and corporate secretarial service provider
AIA Bhd. is a leading insurer in Malaysia where it has been privileged to do business since 1948. It offers financial solutions including Protection, Health, Personal Accident, Employee Benefits, General Insurance, Mortgage, Retirement and Family Takaful products to meet its customers’ protection and financial security needs at every life stage. Part of the AIA Group, AIA Bhd. has the financial strength, experience, service centre network and a well-trained team of more than 2,000 staff to serve its over 3 million customers nationwide. As at 30 November 2016, AIA Bhd.’s total asset worth was RM47 billion, with a paid-up capital of RM767 million.
AIA Bhd. as the parent company of the PRS Provider, undertakes to provide the internal audit, risk, corporate communication, information technology, human resource and corporate secretarial service functions for the AIA Pension and Asset Management Sdn Bhd by way of a service level agreement.
Information of Shariah Adviser
IBFIM has been appointed as the Shariah Adviser for the AIA PAM – Islamic Moderate Fund. IBFIM was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and not having share capital in Malaysia under the Companies Act, 1965 on 15 February 2007.
IBFIM is registered with the SC to act as a Shariah adviser for Shariah-compliant collective investment schemes and sukuk issuance. IBFIM is also involved in numerous Shariah-compliant private mandates as well as the Shariah adviser for Islamic REITs and Islamic asset management houses. As at 11 October 2016, IBFIM has 128 funds under its supervision.
IBFIM’s Shariah team consists of the following personnel:
Dato’ Mohd Bakir Bin Haji Mansor (Chairman, IBFIM Shariah Committee)
Dato’ Mohd Bakir is a member of the Shariah Advisory Body of Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad and sits on the Shariah Panel Committee of Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia.
Prior to joining IBFIM, Dato’ Mohd Bakir was the Shariah Coordinator at Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (“BIMB”) and then the Secretary of the Shariah Advisory Council of BIMB, from 1984 to 2001. Previously, he served at the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs in the Prime Minister's Department for 10 years from 1971. He was also a Chief Assistant Director at the Islamic Research Centre for 4 years from 1981. He holds a Shahadah Ulya from Kolej Islam Malaya.
Dato’ Mohd Bakir was awarded “Anugerah Maulidur Rasul 1434H/2013M” by the government of Malaysia for his services in the Islamic finance industry.
Mohd Nasir Bin Ismail (Managing Advisor - Shariah)
Mohd Nasir, a holder of the Islamic Financial Planner (IFP) certification, has been with IBFIM since its incorporation in 2001. He is responsible in providing Shariah input on the advisory, consultancy and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant funds. Prior to joining IBFIM, he was a faculty member of a private higher learning institution specializing in Islamic studies, Institut Pengajian Ilmu-Ilmu Islam, Kelantan. He graduated with a Bachelor of Shariah (Honours) Degree from the University of Malaya. He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Shariah-compliant funds management-related activities.
Ahmad Zakirullah Bin Mohamed Shaarani (Shariah Advisor)
Ahmad Zakirullah is a member of Shariah Committee of the United Overseas Bank Malaysia Berhad. He joined IBFIM in February 2008. He is responsible in providing Shariah input on the advisory, consultancy and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant unit trust funds. Prior to joining IBFIM, he served at University Sains Islam Malaysia and PTPL College. He obtained his Diploma of Shariah Islamiyyah (Honours) from Higher Institute of Islamic and Arabic Language (MADIWA), Perak, Bachelor of Shariah Islamiyyah (Honours) Degree from Al-Azhar University, Egypt and Master’s Degree (with Honours) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the International Islamic University Malaysia. He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Shariah-compliant funds management-related activities.