Malaysia, undoubtedly, is a land of mysterious appeal and charm. What makes this country different from others is its reception to different cultures, and still retaining its own identity. Onceseen, this mystifying country would definitely become an inseparable part of your experiences and memories and for many becomes home .
So where exactly is Malaysia? Malaysia is in South East Asia sharing borders with Singapore and Thailand. Divided into thirteen states and three federal territories, it has Kuala Lumpur as the capital and Putrajaya as the administrative hub i.e. the seat of the federal government. The large number of islands in the country, over 200, has blessed it with a long and beautiful coastline. In fact, the pristine beaches of Malaysia, combined with its lofty mountains and flourishing national parks, comprises of its major attractions.
1. Malaysia is an ex British colony. It gained independence from the United Kingdom on 31st August 1957 but remains one of the Commonwealth Nations.2. About 35,000 expats live in Malaysia. Around 13,000 are British. The majority of expats live in KL and are employed in the oil and gas industry.3. "TUN" is the most senior federal title in Malaysia and cannot be given to more than 25 living recipients at any one time.4. Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia.5. Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur are the world’s tallest twin buildings and were the tallest buildings in the world until Taipei 101 took over.6. The motto of Malaysia is ‘Bersekutu Bertambah Mutu’, which means ‘Unity is Strength’.7. Malaysia is often dubbed the "lucky country" because of its wealth of mineral resources and fertile soils8. Malaysia (particularly along the peninsular west coast) has one of the best assortments of delicious cuisines in the world.9. The earliest evidence of human life in the region is a 40,000-year-old skull found in Sarawak’s Niah Caves.10. The beauty of Malaysia lies in the fusion of it all, into a country that is one of the safest, most stable and easiest to manage in Southeast Asia.
•There is a buoyant ex pat market. Over 13,000 British are living and working thereand that’s not counting other Europeans, Americans, Australians, New Zealanderswhich takes that total to over 35,000 – that’s a HUGE captive market•The cost of living vs. earning potential is massive. This is a genuine opportunitynot only to live and work in a destination most people only dream about but alsoa chance to get make serious headway financially – look at the cost of livingcomparison belowhttp://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/compare_cities.jsp?country1=United+Kingdom&city1=London&country2=Malaysia&city2=Kuala+Lumpur&displayCurrency=GBPFirst year earnings will be at least £80k OTE and increase dramatically in years 2and 3 onwardsThere is the opportunity to conduct business all over the South East Asia trulyopening up your market as you’re strategically positioned to take full advantage
•MD Comes from Financial services background which includes Standard & Poor’s an a UKeconomic think tank. Main benefit is that he’s not just a sales guy and is able to develop thecompany ‘technically’. Key advantage as they employ S&P rating service to help with fundselection and Financial Express for reviews and portfolio optimization•Solid roots in the region – over a decade in the business.•Excellent reputation in Asia so know you’re representing a trusted organisation•The Company invests into itself. Seems pretty obvious but few really do. Some examples ofthe ‘reinvestment’ are as follows.- All staff can access their client database via a internet browser.- Annual subscriptions to S+P, Financial Express & NAV global for online client valuations.- Marketing budget- Bought own office (good sign of long term planning as many only lease).- Rewrote the website into 4 languages (not aware of any other brokerage that has donethis).- Actively try to recruit multiple nationalities. They have German, French, Japanese,American, NZ and UK consultants.- Flat management structure. Just one MD and then branch manages.• State of the art CRM system - manages so many aspects of the relationship administrationincluding portfolio reviews.•All staff without exception have to take their ICWM exam. This sends a good message to theprofessionals out there and makes clients know they’re dealing with true advisers
This prestigious and exceptionally stable client has been servicing the internationalexpatriate community in Asia for the past 10 years. They assist their expatriate clients inanything as simple as opening an offshore bank account or obtaining an offshoremortgage, through to discretionary portfolio management and estate planning.Their services include but are not limited to the following: Banking & Mortgages Retirement Planning Education Planning General Savings Portfolio management InsuranceThe Candidate· Highly experienced, qualified IFA/Financial Planner· You will be a ‘hunter’ profile, willing and able to develop leads and follow referral streams to develop your client base.The offer:· A draw of £1000UK is available for the first 3 months – when a one bedroom apartment in the city only costs £300 UK so you can see this goes a long way!· Top-Level commissions and uncapped earnings· Work Permits are provided.