Formed in 1960, Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) operates more than 2,400 branches across 20 countries including all 10 nations in Southeast Asia. Presently, it is the fourth largest banking group in Southeast Asia. As of 14 June 2018, Maybank is worth RM106.8 billion in market capitalization and is the only stock in Malaysia that has exceeded the RM100 billion mark.

In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of Maybank’s past performance over the last 10 years and its outlook toward the near future. Therefore, here are the 12 things you need to know about Maybank before you invest.

1. Maybank has achieved a CAGR of 12.6% in loans, advances and financing assets over the last 10 years. It has increased from RM148.6 billion in December 2007 to RM485.6 billion in December 2017. This is due to growth in lending in key segments such as purchases …