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YTL Corporation Berhad: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile

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Published: May 2010

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YTL Corporation Berhad - Company Overview

  YTL Corporation Berhad (YTL) is one of the largest investment holding and management companies in Malaysia. The
company and its subsidiaries are engaged in energy, utilities and integrated infrastructure development businesses. The
major business include power generation, construction contracting, property development, hotel development and
management, cement manufacturing, supply of water, treatment and disposal of waste water, and incubating and advisory
services for internet businesses. The company operates across Malaysia, the UK and other countries. YTL is
headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

YTL Corporation Berhad - Key Facts

YTL Corporation Berhad, Key Facts

                                  11th Flr, Yeoh Tiong Lay Plaza,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                Kuala Lumpur, , 55100, Malaysia Exchange
                                                                                                 YTL (Bursa Malaysia)

Telephone                         + 60 3 21170088                   No. of Employees             6,232

Fax                               + 60 3 21412703                   Financial Year End           June

URL                                         Revenue (in MYR Million)     8,946.35

                                  Energy and Utilities ,
Industry                          Construction , Power
                                                                    Revenue (in USD Million)     2,702.82

                                  Australia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, United Arab
Locations                         Emirates, Australia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, France, United Kingdom,
                                  United Arab Emirates
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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YTL Corporation Berhad - Business Description

YTL Corporation Berhad (YTL) is a leading Malaysian based energy utilities and integrated infrastructure development
company. It has its operations across Australia, China, France, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the UK. The
business divisions of the company are Utilities, Property Investment and Development, Hotel and Resort, Cement
Manufacturing and Trading, Construction Contracting, and Information Technology and e-commerce related businesses.

The Utilities segment is involved in power generation and transmission activities, and also provides water and sewerage
services. The power generation and transmission activities are operated through two power stations owned by YTL Power
Generation Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the YTL group in Malaysia. Water and sewerage services in the UK
are provided by Wessex Water Limited. The company is active in power sector in Malaysia through Paka & Pasir Gudang
Power Stations, in Australia through ElectraNet Pty Ltd, in Indonesia through PT Jawa Power, and in Singapore through
PowerSeraya Limited.

The Property Investment and Development activities are managed by YTL Land & Development Berhad (YLD), in which
YTL has 64% stake. YLD currently has 2,000 acres of strategic development land in Malaysia. The company has two
developments underway - Lake Fields and Midfields. The property subsidiaries are principally active in residential property

The company’s Cement Manufacturing and Trading business provides high margin blended and composite cement
products including fly ash cement, ready-mixed concrete and blast-furnace slag cement. These products are being
provided under Cap Orang Kuat, Pozzolanic Cement, Dragon, Marinecem, Mascem, Slagcem, Castle, sulphate resisting
cement (SRC), Target and Wallcem brands. YTL Cement Berhad is the principal operating subsidiary under this segment.
Jurong Cement Limited in Singapore and Zhejiang Lin’an Jin Yuan Cement Co Ltd in China are the other affiliates.

The Construction Contracting business of YTL is engaged in infrastructure development projects, residential and
commercial properties. The principal operating subsidiary is Syarikat Pembenaan Yeoh Tiong Lay Sdn Bhd which has
accomplished almost USD 2.1 billion worth of contracts.

The company’s Hotel and Resort operations are carried out by YTL Hotels & Properties Sdn Bhd. Its five star hotels
including JW Marriott hotel and Ritz-Carlton hotel are the two major hotels in Kuala Lumpur. It also operates five star
resorts such as Tanjong Jara Resort, Eastern & Oriental Express, and Chedi Resort. In February 2010, YTL Hotels BV
(YTL Hotels) acquired the remaining 50% in Samui Hotel 2 Co. Ltd (Samui Hotel). Earlier, YTL Singapore Pte. Ltd.
established a wholly-owned subsidiary in the People’s Republic of China, known as Shanghai YTL Hotels Management
Co., Ltd. (SYTLHM) to provide hotel management services, hotel development and design advisory services and other
related services.

The company’s Information Technology and e-commerce business segment offers alternative voice service provider
(AVSP) services, and WiMAX and broadband services. The company is active in e-commerce business through YTL e-
Solutions Berhard, and its 60%-owned Y-Max Networks Sdn Bhd offers broadband services.

Moreover, YTL provides Operations & Maintenance (O&M) services to the power plants and railway network. During the
fiscal year ended June 2009, YTL acquired a 26% stake in Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust which owns
properties in China, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

The company is also active in Carbon Consulting business through its 75%-owned YTL-SV Carbon Sdn. Bhd. (SV
Carbon), active in projects across Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and China. SV Carbon is active in fields of biomass,
biogas and clean energy, and about 50 projects are in development phase.

Revenue from sale of electricity; sale of water, treatment and disposal of waste water; sale of goods; and sale of fuel oil
accounted for approximately 36.20%, 28.06%, 23.09% and 1.53%, respectively of the company’s total revenues for the
fiscal year ended June 2009. The property development, Construction Contracting, Hotel and Resorts operations and
rental income contributed about 1.81%, 1.37%, 2.71%, 1.82% and 0.61%, respectively, to the total revenues.

Recently, the company's subsidiary Island Air Sdn Bhd announced the acquisition Of Nusantara Sakti Sdn Bhd. Another
subsidiary YTL Power International Berhad acquired PowerSeraya Limited. YTL is planning to launch a new luxury
residential project in Singapore. Moreover, its subsidiary YTL Hotels & Properties Sdn Bhd has incorporated a wholly-
owned subsidiary, Niseko Village (S) Pte Ltd (Niseko Village) in Singapore for undertaking the business of investment


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YTL Corporation Berhad - Major Products and Services

YTL Corporation Berhad is a Malaysian based investment holding company. The company's key products and services
include the following:

YTL Corporation Berhad, Major Products and Services


Ready-Mixed Concrete


Power Generation and Transmission

Construction Contracting

Information Technology and E-commerce Services

Property Investment and Development

Hotel & Resort Operations

Carbon Consulting
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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