About TKS Securities
TKS Securities (Pvt) Limited, a trading member of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is one of the leading stockbrokers in Sri Lanka. A Malaysian-owned Equity Investment house formed by a highly experienced management team comprising veteran stockbrokers and key executives, TKS services foreign investors and local clients. Our key businesses include Stock Brokering, Equity Research and Corporate Advisory. Our operations are backed by a management team that boasts of over 15 years’ experience in Sri Lanka’s capital markets.
We operate two online (real-time) trading systems, aiming to enhance investor access to investment vistas in the emerging economy of Sri Lanka. Through developing new online software, we aim to increase local and foreign investor access to investment opportunities in Sri Lanka, as well as positively impacting the capital market turnover at the Colombo Stock Exchange.
We take great pride in the growth of our business that has come through our referrals from a satisfied clientele. We believe the Sri Lanka market would grow strongly in this decade and we are actively pursuing to benefit from this growth by expanding our local branch network and seeking new alliances regionally. To cater to both institutional trading and retail investing, we operate branches in several key cities across Sri Lanka that offer live trading facilities and advisory services, aimed at encouraging equity investment among rural and urban investors.
We are a strong force in Equity Trading in Sri Lanka’s market space. Our experienced equity team leverages its in-depth market intelligence, innovative trading ideas and dealing capabilities to offer investors a superior service, aiding them to make sound investment decisions. The team consists of well-qualified and experienced investment advisors with well-rounded and diverse backgrounds. Our Equity Trading business is divided into three segments : foreign, local institutional & high net worth and retail. All our trading activities are monitored by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Equity & Market research
We are among the leading providers of equity research and coverage on the Sri Lankan market, aiming to provide our clients with high-quality market & economic research and analysis. Our coverage broadens across a wide horizon including large caps such as John Keells Holdings (JKH) and small caps such as HNB Assurance (HASU). We publish reports; corporate reports; economic updates; results updates, etc that are made available to our clients. Our research is also made easily available at Bloomberg and Reuters, as well as other news sites.
- Private Equity raising
- Corporate restructuring, financial restructuring
- Corporate advisory services
- Mergers & Acquisition
- Project appraisals
Dato Seri Tiong King Sing
The Chairman has extensive knowledge and experience in a cross-section of industries, ranging from state service, exports trade, and financial services. He was previously Group President/Chief Executive Officer of Wijaya Baru Group of Companies, Malaysia and has been a member of parliament since 1999 to date. He holds a master’s in Business Administration and Management as well as a master’s in Political Science from Royal Ireland Institute of Business and Technology. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Management from New Zealand National Institute of Higher Education
Dato Seri Abdul Azim Mohd Zabidi
Azim has vast experience in finance, particularly in the areas of banking, mutual funds/unit trusts, and fund management, having started his career in financial services in 1984. He held the post of Chairman – Bank Simpanan Nasional, Malaysia’s national savings bank, for 10 years; as part of his role, he was involved in work associated with Brussels-based World Savings Bank Institute. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, UK, and holds a master’s in Business Law from London Metropolitan University
Ling Chui Zhen
Ling has been actively involved in the exports and imports trade of Malaysia – specifically the export and import of timber. He has 20 years of experience in economic and investment analysis, and share and foreign exchange trading. He is currently the Managing Director of Plenty Venture Timber Sdn Bhd, Managing Director of Benaga Sdn Bhd, Managing Director of Higher Round, and is also a Director at TKS Finance Ltd.
Mr. Lee Chong Pa , Alex
Alex is a business professional and a veteran Banker in Malaysia.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from the University of Science in Malaysia. He is also Director of TKS Finance Limited and Asian Finance Limited. Prior to joining the TKS Group of Companies, he was holding Key Senior Managerial positions in Malaysia and having exposure in International Banking. He was the Regional Director of South & Eastern Africa of International Commercial Banking Group, CEO of International Commercial Bank (Tanzania) Ltd, CEO of International Commercial Bank Albania, General Manger of Uganda Commercial Bank Ltd, Uganda.
Michael Tiong Yong Kang
Alternate Director to Dato Seri Tiong King Sing
Ralph, in addition to his experience in promoting Sri Lanka’s capital markets, has been actively involved in designing and developing the CDAX on-line trading system for the Colombo Stock Exchange. He co-founded Investor Access Asia (Pvt) Ltd (IAA), a company dedicated to facilitating financial trading through technology. In June 2003, the company pioneered on-line financial trading in Sri Lanka through the introduction of the CDAX on-line trading software. He previously held the post of Manager – Foreign Sales at Asia Securities (Pvt) Limited from 1993 to 2001, and is currently Executive Director – Operations for Asia Fort Asset Management (Pvt) Ltd, and a Director at The Moghul Fund (Pvt) Ltd.