About Whitman

Since our formation in 2000, Whitman has successfully helped many people just like you to grow their money with high certainty

The Whitman Journey

Founded by Yap Ming Hui in 2000, Whitman Independent Advisors is a pioneer in personalised wealth management in Malaysia. Licensed by the Securities Commission and regulated by Bank Negara Malaysia, Whitman set out to innovate the financial services industry with its fee-charging wealth management model before such licenses were even introduced.

Unlike traditional institutions that push generic products, Whitman, an Independent Financial Advisory (IFA) firm, offers customised wealth management solutions based on in-depth financial assessments, helping individuals achieve their unique financial goals.

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From High Net Worth to Middle Class

In its early years, Whitman primarily served high-net-worth clients, including influential PLC owners, through its Multi-Client Family Office services, inspired by the ‘Family Office’ concept used by figures like Rockefeller and Carnegie in the US.

However, an encounter with a single mother marked a turning point, inspiring Whitman to expand its services to the middle-class market. Yap recognised an opportunity to shape a future where the majority of Malaysians, guided by independent financial advisors, could avoid costly financial errors, optimise their assets, and increase their chances of achieving financial freedom.


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To be the most trusted and leading provider of independent financial advisory service in Malaysia.

We guide our clients to achieve financial freedom and become wealthy by optimising their money.

  1. Client’s financial success is our top priority.
  2. Treat our employees with respect and provide them with opportunities to learn and grow.
  3. Integrity and Honesty.
  4. Always innovate to improve our process and quality.
  5. Courage and perseverance to overcome challenges.

Empowering Malaysians, One Household At A Time

Over the years, Yap has been instrumental in educating thousands of Malaysians on the importance of engaging a independent financial advisor to optimise their financial wealth.

Today, Whitman manages over RM4 billion in clients’ wealth and remains a trusted partner for a diverse client base, some of whom have been with the company since its inception.

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Whitman as your Independent Financial Advisor (IFA)

We believe everyone deserves access to personalised wealth management services. As one of the leading Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) in Malaysia, Whitman has access to a vast array of investment options, allowing us to recommend the most suitable fit for your unique situation. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach, nor do we need to answer to any product quotas and sales pressure.

Our team of qualified independent financial advisor acts as your trusted financial partner, guiding you through every step of your financial journey. We guide you to navigate wealth management with confidence, helping you build and grow your wealth, manage risks, develop a holistic financial plan and ensure you achieve comfortable retirement.

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Our Founder

Yap Ming Hui is the nation’s leading
authority on holistic wealth
management.

Our advisors are guided by an advisory model developed by our founder, Yap Ming Hui. This ensures the consistency in the quality of the advice given by our
team of holistic wealth management practitioners.

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Why Choose Us?

Being independent and able to provide consistent advice are part of
the 5 traits that made us unique.

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Privacy Policy

Whitman strongly believes in
protecting the confidentiality and
security of information.

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Anti-Corruption and Bribery Policy

Whitman adheres to the
anti-corruption and bribery policy.

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