K&N Kenanga Holdings Berhad was incorporated on 7 June 1994.
The Group has its beginning in 1973. K & N Kenanga Bhd was incorporated on 6 September 1973 with an issued and paid up share capital of RM2 million. YM Tengku Dato' Paduka Noor Zakiah Bte Tengku Ismail, one of the co-founders, is the Executive Chairman of the K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad Group. In 1979, Encik Abdul Aziz Bin Hashim joined the company, followed by Dato' Ramli Bin Ismail in 1980, both as shareholders and executive Directors.
K & N Kenanga Bhd ("K & N Kenanga") established a number of subsidiaries to expand its scope of activities. Kenanga Nominees (Tempatan) Sdn Bhd was incorporated in December 1973 and Kenanga Nominees (Asing) Sdn Bhd was set up in October 1993. Kenanga Management & Services Sdn Bhd was incorporated in August 1980 and Kenanga Securities Custodian Sdn Bhd in January 1981.
K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad has successfully completed the merger exercise involving Sarawak Securities Sdn Bhd and Sarawak Securities Futures Sdn Bhd on 22 August 2001. CMS Capital Sdn Bhd became a major shareholder of K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad holding 25.13%. The acquisition of Peninsula Securities Sdn Bhd was completed on 30 August 2001.
The merged entity, K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad, now has a total paid-up capital of RM611,759,499.