CIMB Group is the operating entity of BCHB and is Malaysia's 2nd largest financial services group. Anchored by CIMB Investment Bank, CIMB Group undertook mergers and acquisitions worth RM12.8 billion to transform itself into a universal bank and was officially launched on 7th September 2006. Following an internal restructuring exercise to transfer all of BCHB's operating entities to CIMB Group, the universal bank now comprises 5 major business divisions - consumer banking, investment banking, treasury, asset management and insurance. The Banker named CIMB Group as bank of the year for Malaysia in 2006.
Genting Highlands Resort, a premier integrated family leisure and entertainment resort in Malaysia and in Southeast Asia attracts over 18 million visitors a year. There are currently six hotel properties at Genting Highlands Resort comprising Genting Hotel, Highlands Hotel, Theme Park Hotel, Resort Hotel, First World Hotel and Awana Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort.
PETRONAS, the national oil company of Malaysia established in 1974, is responsible for developing and adding value to the country's oil and gas resources. It conducts its operations in the most prudent manner to maximise returns to its shareholders and contribute to the wellbeing of the people and the nation. A FORTUNE Global 500 corporation, PETRONAS has presence in more than 30 countries.
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is situated in Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and adjoined to the Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC shopping centre and Dewan Filharmonik Petronas. Conveniently located in the heart of the business and shopping district, it appeals to discerning business and leisure travelers. The hotel features 643 luxurious rooms, suites and executive apartments, an exclusive Club Lounge, six innovative restaurants and bars, extensive conference and banquet facilities, the newly opened The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, and relaxing recreational and fitness facilities.
Silver (Print Media) Sponsor
The Star has grown by leaps and bounds since it hit the streets in 1971 and has become the most widely-read English language daily, scoring many firsts and recording many remarkable achievements along the way. As a leading publishing house and media organisation, the Star Media Group also publishes a range of magazines and books, operates three radio stations, web portals and provides multimedia news services.
Readership of newspaper for Q4/06 (Jan – Dec 06)
The Star (daily) – 1,136,000 Sunday Star – 1,039,000
Silver (AV Media) Sponsor
Media Prima Berhad, a company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia, is Malaysia's leading integrated media investment group. Media Prima currently owns 100 % equity interest in TV3, ntv7 and TV9 and 80 % equity interest in 8TV. In addition, Media Prima owns 43% equity interest in The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad, one of Malaysia's largest publishing groups and two radio networks, Fly FM and Hot FM. Other cross media interests include content creation (Grand Brilliance Sdn Bhd), event management (Tiga Events Sdn Bhd) and outdoor media (The Right Channel Sdn Bhd, UPD Sdn Bhd and Big Tree Outdoor Sdn Bhd). Outside of Malaysia, Media Prima has a controlling stake in TV3 Network Ltd, Ghana’s leading private free-to-air television network.
Bursa Malaysia Bhd is a fully integrated stock exchange that offers equities, derivatives, offshore and Islamic products. It is one of the largest bourses in Asia, offering a diverse range of investment choices globally