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
RM126 billion (US$38 billion) as at 31 January 2014.
Exchange rate: Approx US$1 = RM3.35
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 55,000 employees (excluding Genting Hong Kong), 4,500 hectares of
prime resort land and about 228,000 hectares of plantation land.
The leisure & hospitality business operates using various brand names including
“Resorts World”, “Maxims”, “Crockfords”, “Awana”, “Star Cruises” and “Norwegian
Cruise Line”. In addition to Premium Outlets®, Genting companies have tie ups
with Universal Studios, Hard Rock Hotel 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 20.5 million visitors in 2012 (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