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Axiata Digital inks MoU with CGC for potential Digital Bank Guarantee

Axiata Digital’s fintech holding arm, Boost Holdings Sdn Bhd (Boost Holdings), through its subsidiary Axiata Digital Capital Sdn Bhd (Aspirasi) today became the first digital banking license aspirant to collaborate with Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) for a potential digital bank guarantee. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to accelerate financial inclusion for the underserved and unserved segments.

Axiata and RHB Formalise Joint Bid for Digital Bank License and Group-wide Partnership

Kuala Lumpur, 2 June 2021 – Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata) and RHB Banking Group (RHB) (together “Parties”) today formalised an MoU (“Partnership”) to expand and deepen collaborations between both Parties. The most advanced of these is the signing of a comprehensive Heads of Agreement (“Agreement”) between an Axiata subsidiary, Boost Holdings Sdn Bhd (Boost Holdings) and RHB to form a consortium to apply for a digital banking license (Digital Bank) under the framework issued by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). Both Parties consider this Partnership as a robust platform to drive innovation, increase competitiveness and accelerate the country’s digital transformation and financial inclusion ambition.

Boost Holdings acquires 68.75% stake in KIMO, gears towards regional Digital Financial Services ambitions

Kuala Lumpur, 24 May 2021 – Boost Holdings Sdn Bhd, Axiata Digital’s fintech holding arm heats up the race for regional digital financial services offerings with a 68.75% equity acquisition in an Indonesian licensed entity, PT Creative Mobile Adventure. PT Creative Mobile Adventure operates a telco supply chain model financing business under the brand KIMO with the limited number of peer-to-peer full digital financing licenses issued by OJK (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan, Indonesia).

Aspirasi introduces Aspirasi CashNow that offers simplified access to digital financing for shoppers on Lazada Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 23 March 2021 Online shoppers who are looking for flexible financing options can now apply for Aspirasi CashNow, a fully digital financing solution offered by Aspirasi, a digital micro financing and micro insu rance service provider under Axiata Digital. Available on Lazada Malaysia, a leading eCommerce platform in the country, Aspirasi CashNow is open for application by all Malaysians aged 18 to 65 years old, who have an active Lazada Wallet account.

Axiata, Celcom and Boost Launch RM150 Million Cash Fund to Give Immediate Assistance to Micro-SMEs Impacted by COVID-19

As part of their ongoing corporate community commitment, Axiata Group Berhad (“Axiata” or the “Group”) together with its subsidiaries Celcom Axiata Berhad (“Celcom”), edotco Group (“edotco”) and Axiata Digital announced the launch of a RM150 million cash fund to provide financial assistance to micro-SMEs. Axiata’s COVID-19 Assistance Program includes an initial contribution of RM20 million from the Ministry of Finance.

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