Country Profile -- Malaysia (Conventional & Takaful): Expected M&A boom in insurance industry

July 2011
Asia Insurance Review;Jul2011, p15
Trade Publication
The article focuses on regulatory developments Malaysia related to the insurance sector which will enhance the prospects for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the industry. It informs that the Malaysian government has liberalized foreign ownership restrictions in Malaysia and mentions about the Risk-Based Capital (RBC) Framework, implemented on January 1, 2009, which ensures adequate capital with insurers in Malaysia to cover risks.


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