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Company Overview of Khazanah Nasional Berhad

Company Overview

Khazanah Nasional Berhad operates as an investment arm of Government of Malaysia. Khazanah Nasional Berhad is a sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Malaysia specializing in investments in finance, telecommunications, media and communications services, utilities, information technology, healthcare, education, renewable energy, creative economy, sustainable development and transportation sectors. The firm prefers to invest in Malaysia, India, Muslim makority world, and also considers other strategic cross border investments. It prefers to invest in government-linked companies. Khazanah Nasional Berhad was founded on September 3, 1993 and is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with additiona...

Level 33

Tower 2

Petronas Twin Towers

Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Kuala Lumpur,  50088


Founded in 1993


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Key Executives for Khazanah Nasional Berhad

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 46
Director of Legal and Head of Corporate Support and Services
Director and Head of Research
Executive Director of Investments
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Khazanah Nasional Berhad Key Developments

Sil-Terra Sale to Chinese Party Aborted

Khazanah Nasional Berhad's sale of 98% stake in Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. to a Chinese party has been called off, sources said. The sale has been aborted as per directives of government, Business Times reported. “The sale to the Chinese party has been aborted, but SilTerra may still be up for sale to a Malaysian party,” an industry source said. Khazanah board, at a meeting in November decided to abort the sale to a Chinese semiconductor player it had been in talks with, New Straits Times reported. “Apart from saving some 1,000 Malaysian jobs at SilTerra and its supporting industries, the government is also mindful that SilTerra’s operations are vital to training curriculums at local universities, along with the fact that the country’s semiconductor industry remains attractive to both new and existing investors,” noted a source. Khazanah did not respond to Business Times’ email query on SilTerra on December 9, 2014, New Straits Times reported.

Khazanah Nasional Bhd Announces Management Appointments for Corporate Reskilling Centre, Effective January 1, 2015

Khazanah Nasional Bhd announced the appointment of Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad Abdul Majid as Chairman of the Corporate Reskilling Centre (CRC), which is scheduled to be launched by April 1, 2015. Shahryn Azmi named as CEO of the CRC, while Datuk Boonler Somchit was appointed as Non-Executive Director and Advisor to the CRC. The appointments of Bashir, Shahryn and Boonler will be effective January 1, 2015.

Khazanah Nasional Berhad Presents at Haymarket Media Limited 6th Annual Southeast Asia Institutional Investment Forum, Dec-03-2014

Khazanah Nasional Berhad Presents at Haymarket Media Limited 6th Annual Southeast Asia Institutional Investment Forum, Dec-03-2014 . Venue: The Westin Singapore, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 01896110, Singapore.

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