Genting Berhad, its subsidiaries and affiliates operating under the "Genting" name, is recognised as one of Asia's leading and best-managed multinationals. There are currently 5 public companies listed in 3 jurisdictions that operate under the "Genting" name with a combined market capitalisation of over RM101 billion (US$24 billion) as at 23 February 2016.
Exchange rate: Approx US$1 = RM4.20
These public companies and their subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in various businesses,
including leisure & hospitality, power generation, oil palm plantation, property development,
biotechnology and oil & gas. Collectively, they have over 60,000 employees, 4,500 hectares of
prime resort land and about 240,000 hectares of plantation land.
The leisure & hospitality business operates using various brand names including “Resorts World”,
“Maxims”, “Crockfords”, “Genting Club”, “Star Cruises” and “Norwegian Cruise Line”. In addition
to Premium Outlets®, Genting companies have tie ups with Universal Studios®, Hard Rock Hotel,
Twentieth Century Fox and other renowned international brands.
The Genting Group was founded in 1965 by the late Tan Sri (Dr.) Lim Goh Tong with the
development of a beautiful highlands resort in Malaysia named Resorts World Genting
(formerly known as Genting Highlands Resort). Located at 2,000 metres above sea level
and 58 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur, Resorts World Genting is one of the world’s leading
integrated entertainment resorts, attracting 18.1 million visitors in 2014 (see
Under the leadership of Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, the Genting Group continues to
grow from strength to strength. His commitment to excellence, innovation and
growth has resulted in the birth of premier global brand names.
The Group is committed to continue to grow strongly as a leading Asian