SC Scorecard Q1 2021 & Statistics of Submissions Approved by the SC in Q1 2021
A. Corporate Submissions to the SC – Q1 2021
Table 1: Status of substantive applications
Applications   

 Equities

Corporate bonds and sukuk

 Total

Balance brought forward from Q4 2020

6

-

6

Add: Applications received in Q1 2021

2

17

19

Total applications

8

17

25

Less: Applications considered/lodged in Q1 2021

(3)

(17)

(20)

Less: Applications withdrawn in Q1 2021

-

-

-

Balance carried forward to Q2 2021

5

-

5

Table 2: Substantive applications considered/withdrawn/lodged

Type of Applications

Considered

Withdrawn Lodged Total

Approved

Not Approved

Returned

Initial public offering
– Main Market

1

-

-

-

-

1

Acquisition, reverse take-overs and back- door listings

-

-

-

-

-

-

Transfer from ACE Market to Main Market

1

-

-

-

-

1

Corporate bonds and sukuk

-

-

-

-

17

17

Others

1

-

-

-

-

1

TOTAL

3

-

-

-

17

20

B. Corporate Applications Approved by the SC
i) Applications Approved/Lodged
Table 4: Number of applications approved/lodged

Type of Applications

No. of Applications Approved/Lodged

Q1 2021

Q4 2020

Q1 2020

Initial public offerings – Main Market

1

-

1

Acquisition, reverse take-overs and back-door listings

-

-

-

Transfers from ACE Market to Main Market

1

2

1

Secondary listing on Main Market

1

-

-

Corporate bonds and sukuk

17

19

12

TOTAL

20

21

14

ii) Corporate Bonds and Sukuk
Table 5: Approved/lodged ringgit-denominated issues


Type of Applications

Q1 2021

Q4 2020

Q1 2020

 No. of issues

Size
(RM mil)

 No. of issues

Size
(RM mil)

 No. of issues

Size
(RM mil)

Conventional bonds

1

800.00

4

5,020.00

4

4,851.00

Sukuk

15

40,360.00

15

27,940.00

7

9,900.00

Combination(1)

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

16

41,160.00

19

32,960.00

11

14,751.00
Note: 
(1) Combination of sukuk and conventional notes.
Table 6: Approved/lodged foreign currency-denominated issues by foreign corporations

Type of Applications

Q1 2021

Q4 2020

Q1 2020

No. of issues

Size
(US$ mil)

No. of issues

Size
(US$ mil)

No. of issues

Size
(US$ mil)

Conventional bonds

-

-

-

-

-

-

Sukuk

1

500.00

-

-

1

25,000.00

Combination

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

1

500.00

-

-

1

25,000.00

Note: 
(1) Combination of sukuk and conventional notes.
Table 7: Approved/lodged foreign currency-denominated issues by Malaysian issuers

Type of Applications

Q1 2021

Q4 2020

Q1 2020

No. of issues

Size (JPY mil)

No. of issues

Size (JPY mil)

No. of issues

Size (JPY mil)

Conventional bonds

-

-

-

-

-

-

Sukuk

-

-

-

-

-

-

Combination

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

-

-

-

-

-

-

Note: 
(1) Combination of sukuk and conventional notes.
iii) Take-Overs & Mergers
Table 8: Number of submissions considered in relation to take-overs, mergers and compulsory acquisitions


Type

Number of Submissions Considered

Q1 2021

Q4 2020

Q1 2020

Clearance of offer document(1)

7

11

6

Clearance of independent advice circular(2)

12

11

7

Exemption from mandatory offer obligation

6

7

1

Others(3)

3

6

1

Total

28

35

15

Note: 
1 Including documents relating to schemes for control.
2 Including independent advice circulars for whitewash exemptions.
3 Including exemptions from the provisions of Malaysian Code on Take-overs and Mergers/Rules on Take-overs, Mergers and Compulsory Acquisitions, as the case may be.
iv) Collective Investment Schemes, Private Retirement Schemes & Foreign ASEAN CIS 
Table 9: Number of applications approved relating to unit trusts, other collective investment schemes, private retirement schemes and foreign ASEAN CIS

Type

Number of Applications Approved

Q1 2021

Q4 2020

Q1 2020

Establishment of new collective investment schemes

13

12

13

Establishment of retirement funds

-

1

-

Recognition of foreign ASEAN CIS

-

-

-

Exemption/variation from Guidelines(1)

1

8

5

Other applications

10(2)

5

1

TOTAL

24

26

19

Note: 
1 Excludes applications submitted together with the establishment of new schemes.
2 Includes applications in relation to online activities, extension of time and qualification as a Sustainable and Responsible Investment Fund
C. Licensing
Table 10: Status of licensing applications

New licence application

Brought forward from Q4 2020

 Received

 Withdrawn

 Returned

 Considered

 Approved

 Rejected

 Pending

Representative

42

250

2

21

269

203

-

66

Corporation

8

1

-

-

9

-

-

9

Individual

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

50

251

2

21

278

203

-

75

C. Licensing
Table 11: Processing turnaround time for licensing applications

New licence application

Within time charter Exceeds time charter

Subtotal

Exception(1)

Total approved

Total

%

Total

%

Total

Representative

202

100

-

-

202

1

203

Corporation

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Individual

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

202

100

-

-

202

1

203

Note: 
1 This refers to an application which required exception handling, where further assessment and engagement were required due to issues related to the applicant’s fit and properness.
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