Category of Investors

Qualifying Criteria

High-Net-Worth Individual

  • An individual whose total net personal assets, or total net joint assets with his or her spouse, exceeds RM3 million (equivalent to USD735,000), excluding the value of the individual’s primary residence.
  • An individual who has a gross annual income exceeding RM300,000 (equivalent to USD73,500) per annum in the preceding 12 months.
  • An individual who, jointly with his or her spouse, has a gross annual income exceeding RM400,000 (equivalent to USD97,500) per annum in the preceding
    12 months

High-Net-Worth Entity

  • A corporation with total net assets exceeding RM10 million (equivalent to USD2,450,000) based on the last audited accounts.
  • A partnership with total net assets exceeding RM10 million (equivalent to USD2,450,000).
  • A company that is registered as a trust company under the Trust Companies
    Act 1949 which has assets under management exceeding RM10 million(equivalent to USD2,450,000).
  • A corporation that is a public company under the Companies Act 2016 which is approved by the SC to be a trustee under the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 and has assets under management exceeding RM10 million (equivalent to USD2,450,000).
  • A pension fund approved by the Director General of Inland Revenue under the Income Tax Act 1967.
  • A statutory body established by an Act of Parliament or an enactment of any State.

Accredited Investor

Central Bank of Malaysia established under the Central Bank of Malaysia Act 2009.

A holder of a Capital Markets Services Licence.

An executive director or chief executive officer of a holder of a Capital Markets Services Licence.

A unit trust scheme or a prescribed investment scheme.

A closed-end fund approved by the Securities Commission.

A licensed bank as defined in the Financial Services Act 2013 or a licensed Islamic bank as defined in the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013.

A Labuan bank as defined in the Labuan Financial Services and Securities Act 2010.

A licensed insurer as defined in the Financial Services Act 2013.

An insurance licensee as defined in the Labuan Financial Services and Securities Act 2010.

A takaful licensee as defined in the Labuan Islamic Financial Services and Securities Act 2010.

A licensed takaful operator as defined in the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013.

A private retirement scheme as defined in the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007.