Our Businesses in Malaysia
J.P. Morgan has a long established presence in Malaysia, where it started as a commercial bank and grew to incorporate investment banking and stockbroking services. Learn more about our businesses:
- Commercial Banking
- Investment Bank
- Treasury Services
- Investor Services
- Client Credit Management
- Corporate Bank
As a commercial bank, J.P. Morgan offers the full range of commercial banking products, which include:
- Customer deposits – savings, demand and fixed
- Retail loans – overdraft, revolving credits, term loans
- Mortgage loans
- Priority sector financing
The bank has a priority lending unit whose objective is to satisfy Bank Negara’s lending requirements.
J.P. Morgan is one of the fully integrated global investment banks able to combine specialist local knowledge with leadership positions across these lines of business. We offer clients a wide range of investment bank products and solutions across:
- Investment Banking
- Equities Sales and Trading
- Equities Research
- Equity Derivatives, Credit and Rates
- Futures & Options
J.P. Morgan Malaysia has an on-the-ground investment banking team with strong transaction experience across products, from M&A to equity and equity-linked issuances.
Equity Sales & Trading
J.P. Morgan has two senior equity institutional sales staff based in Kuala Lumpur. A specialist salesperson covering ASEAN is based in Singapore, with a generalist sales force in London, New York, Frankfurt, Zurich, Paris, Milan, Sydney and Hong Kong.
The firm continues to grow its presence in Malaysian equities, having been one of five foreign banks — and the only U.S. based investment bank — to be awarded a full stockbroking license.
J.P. Morgan offers clients a full range of equity research. With an on the ground research team, analysts cover a wide range of sectors, including banking, technology, gaming, construction, properties, infrastructure, power and plantations.
Equity Derivatives, Credit and Rates
J.P. Morgan is one of the largest providers of derivatives solutions. The Kuala Lumpur office is linked with the firm's global risk management solutions, which include:
- Plain vanilla swap, foreign currency swap and interest rate options
- Equity-linked derivatives
- Corporate bond trading
- Interest rate futures
- Government bonds and securities
Futures & Options
J.P. Morgan has one of the largest and most dynamic futures and options businesses in the world, providing research, sales execution and clearing services to more than 50,000 accounts and 11,000 legal entities within 2,200 counterparties on more than 70 exchanges globally. The business has been providing an uninterrupted execution and clearing service to asset managers, pension funds, central banks, hedge funds and financial institutions for nearly 30 years.
J.P. Morgan's Futures & Options business has the widest access in holding direct exchange memberships globally and in Asia Pacific and is committed to developing memberships on both established and emerging exchanges. J.P. Morgan has a distinguished history of being the first foreign house to enter emerging markets, including Taiwan, India, Korea, Thailand, and most recently, a joint-venture in China.
Singapore acts as the Asian regional hub for J.P. Morgan's Futures & Options business, with more than 55 dedicated futures and options personnel covering front office, operations, client servicing and technology.
Treasury Services *
Malaysia is an important market for J.P. Morgan and its clients. A majority of clients have a presence in Kuala Lumpur, and J.P. Morgan's footprint is well suited to support these clients' banking needs.
J.P. Morgan satisfies the majority of cash management needs for our clients operating in the Malaysia by offering reliable and innovative payables and receivables management services, liquidity and investment management services, and trade and commercial card services.
J.P. Morgan offers current accounts, for operating requirements, in MYR and in limited foreign currencies, including USD. The firm provides customer service support to clients in English.
Payables and Receivables Management Services
Payables and Receivables Management Services include over-the-counter services in our Kuala Lumpur branch, high-value electronic payment and receipts via direct access to the RENTAS IFTS system, MYR check and foreign currency payments, FX trading, payroll services and book transfers.
Foreign Exchange Services
J.P. Morgan is a top-tier liquidity provider in global FX markets, offering competitive pricing across multiple currency pairs in cash and derivatives products. We offer a full spectrum of currency services — from plain vanilla to exotic options, and from major currencies to emerging markets.
J.P. Morgan combines its leading foreign exchange and global funds transfer capabilities to provide clients with convenient ways to handle their foreign currency payments and manage foreign currency exposures. Our local team ensures we are on hand to respond to our clients with the best service and advice.
Liquidity Management Services
Liquidity management services include time deposits, physical cash concentration [in-country sweeping and cross-border sweeping services].
Electronic Banking Services: J.P. Morgan Channels
J.P. Morgan electronic banking services provides an easy and efficient way to interface with J.P. Morgan in Malaysia and the global J.P. Morgan network. Our broad range of banking services includes accounts payable, payroll, treasury settlement, cash accounting and collections management. Supported channels include:
- Browser — Initiate web-based electronic payments as well as intraday and end-of-day information reporting.
- Host to host — Integrates with your financial systems to process bulk files for both local and foreign currency payments and other related communications. Includes SWIFT Corporate Access.
Trade services include classical trade and structured trade in support of working capital needs. Domestic and cross-border services are available in local currency and foreign currencies, subject to exchange controls.
J.P. Morgan offers escrow services* for attorneys, accountants and other financial professionals involved in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising or other transactions that require escrow strategies.
*Support for escrow services in Malaysia is offered from our Hong Kong office.
Commercial Cards Services
J.P. Morgan offers corporate card services through alliances with local banks. J.P. Morgan facilitates the application process between clients and the local banks for clients who have U.S. and/or EMEA card programs with J.P. Morgan and are expanding the programs to APAC.
Learn more about Treasury Services globally.
J.P. Morgan Investor Services (IS) safe keeps, values, clears and services securities and portfolios for investors and broker/dealers. The business is a global leader in providing innovative solutions, helping clients in more than 90 markets optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue through custody and investor services as well as securities clearance and collateral management offerings.
J.P. Morgan offers a comprehensive range of core and specialized investment products above and beyond competitive offerings. IS can tailor solutions specifically to our clients' needs, combining a wide range of products with the market-leading services of a top-tier investment bank.
Learn more about Investor Services globally.
Client Credit Management
Credit is provided to the extent it complements another business, e.g., Investment Banking, Credit and Rates, Treasury and Securities Services.
The firm provides corporate banking services to large corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations and partners with businesses across J.P. Morgan to meet clients' needs in financing, risk management, working capital, cash management and investments.
* These products are only available to corporate clients. They are not for individuals.