Our History


CIMB Group brand harmonisation exercise to migrate to a single colour platform, CIMB Islamic logo is now red.


CIMB Islamic revenue crossed the RM1 billion mark for the very first time.



CIMB developed a Shariah Committee infrastructure in Thailand.


A strong system of internal control was put in place to ensure a more effective and efficient Shariah compliance on a Group-wide basis.



CIMB Islamic closed the year as the largest Islamic bank in the world by branch network, the second largest Islamic bank in ASEAN by assets, and the sixth largest Islamic bank in Indonesia by assets. We are the world’s largest arranger of sukuk (Islamic bonds) by number of deals and second largest by volume. We were also the largest sukuk arranger in ASEAN.



CIMB Islamic continued its stronghold as the leading Sukuk House by topping Bloomberg’s Global and Malaysian Sukuk league tables, while building innovative products and services offering for our customers.



CIMB adopted the Islamic First strategy and continued to improve customer experience and strengthen its product suite with the launching innovative new products such as the Term Investment Account-i (“TIA-i”) in Malaysia. 


CIMB Islamic launched the first edition of Program Keusahawanan CIMB Islamic – Taylor’s; a social finance programme with the aim to uplift the livelihood of the underserved communities (B40, Asnaf, OKU & single parents) by providing business grants and entrepreneurship trainings. 



HalalBizReady was developed to equip the critical mass of high-potential and export-ready SMEs with necessary financing to build a robust Halal infrastructure.


Both CIMB Islamic deposit & investment account, and financing hit the RM100 billion mark.