Main Sponsors 2018

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Maybank Investment Bank Berhad (“Maybank IB”) is one of Malaysia's leading investment banks with an extensive dealing network in the country and supported by one of the best research houses. Named Malaysia’s Best Investment Bank by Euromoney’s Award for Excellence for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, the investment bank has been in operation for more than 40 years and offers a complete range of investment banking products and solutions including corporate finance and advisory, strategic advisory, equity markets, stock broking, debt markets, derivatives and research.

Maybank IB, known globally as Maybank Kim Eng, has a presence in 11 countries, namely Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Great Britain and the United States of America.

Maybank Kim Eng is a proud supporter of numerous causes that help contribute to the betterment of society. Among them are Trade [& Give], an initiative which channels a portion of eligible customers’ brokerage fees towards a fund to help small scale entrepreneurs, and KataKatha, its flagship regional initiative for culture and the arts.

Maybank Kim Eng is the fully-owned investment banking arm of Maybank, one of Asia’s leading banking groups and South East Asia’s fourth largest bank by assets. The Maybank Group has an international network of 2,400 offices in 19 countries, and over 45,000 employees serving more than 22 million customers worldwide. The Group was built on the commitment that it would serve as a catalyst for economic and social development wherever it operates, in line with its mission to humanise financial services.

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Established in 1984, Berjaya Corporation Berhad (“BCorp”) began as a steel company and since then, it has grown into one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates with businesses spanning the globe.  BCorp’s diversified businesses include consumer marketing & direct selling, property investment & development, hotels & resorts and recreation development, gaming & lottery management, food & beverage, financial services, environmental services & clean technology investment, motor trading & distribution, and tele-communication and information technology-related services, solutions and products.

BCorp owns controlling/substantial stakes in five public listed companies on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, and in two listed companies on International Stock Exchanges in the Philippines and Singapore.

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We make charitable contributions and organize programmes through MRCB Foundation, which focuses on funding education for the underprivileged. The Foundation “adopts” schools, and funds education-based activities in the communities that we operate in. This has been helpful in fostering our relationship with community stakeholders.

Ongole Sponsors

Bank Rakyat views being a part of the Bursa Bull Charge programme as a valuable opportunity to engage and create greater rapport with other financial institutions and communities.

We place great importance on the well-being of our employees as one of our  strong beliefs is that a healthy workforce is crucial to the success of our operations. As such, we fully support  Bursa Malaysia’s initiative  to organize a programme such as the Bursa Bull Charge programme as it promotes healthy lifestyles that can boost the morale of our employees, enhancing our  productivity.

In addition, we instil a strong culture of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in our employees to create a positive and productive environment where employees and our communities thrive together.

In line with our spirit of “Your Choice Bank”, we have been active in our numerous CSR activities, among which is our firm focus on advocating support for those with autism. Our varied activities for autistic children in particular and our fund raising programmes for organisations that provide care and education to the autistic since November 2016 reflect our commitment. As to date, more than 19,000 autistic individuals have benefited from our programmes.

EcoWorld Malaysia is a public listed Malaysian company involved mainly in property development. The Group is led by some of the most well-known and respected players in the property industry.

It has secured approximately 8,126.4 acres of land bank with a total gross development value (GDV) of RM87.5 billion. Currently, EcoWorld Malaysia has a presence in the Klang Valley, Iskandar Malaysia and Penang with 20 projects in total comprising a product range that includes affordable, upgrader and luxury homes, integrated high-rise developments and green business parks.

Through Eco World International Berhad (EcoWorld International), the brand has also extended its reach to the United Kingdom and Australia.

In 2017 and 2016, EcoWorld Malaysia is honoured to be one of the Top 10 Developers at The Edge Malaysia Property Excellence Awards and also proud to be named ‘Best of the Best Employers - Malaysia’ in AON’s Best Employer Studies.

Ekovest Berhad is an investment holding company with a presence in construction, civil engineering and infrastructure, property development and infrastructure concession. Founded in 1985, Ekovest went public in 1993 and was subsequently transferred to the Main Board of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 2000.

Ekovest Berhad has evolved from a pure play construction company into a multi-function conglomerate with expertise to carry out civil engineering and building construction projects, turnkey-design and build projects and provision of project’s management services. Ekovest also carries out property development and is involved in infrastructure concessions.

Construction has been Ekovest’s forte, having completed various projects all around Malaysia. Amongst notable projects which Ekovest have participated as the turnkey contractor include the Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn in Batu Pahat and the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (“DUKE”).

Ekovest had launched EkoCheras in 2013. An eco-friendly mixed development commercial hub located 9km away from KLCC, right on Jalan Cheras next to the Taman Mutiara MRT station. The next development project slated to be launched is the EkoTitiwangsa which is mixed development project located along Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur. The project will provide a holistic development plan to transform and modernise northern Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Our ultimate vision is to create a new world class riverfront development along the Gombak River to deliver some of the most vibrant commercial and residential in this area.

Ekovest is known for its role as the turnkey contractor and operator for the DUKE which spans 18km in the northeast region of Klang Valley, connecting Jalan Duta NKVE intersection and the Middle Ring Road 2 via Gombak and Ampang.

The DUKE Phase 2 which will connect the existing DUKE with Jalan Tun Razak and Sri Damansara was completed on 2016. Our enthusiasm to deliver innovation and break boundaries has also lead to our DUKE Phase 2 being the pioneer to provide direct acces to park and ride facilities under Segambut Toll Plaza. To support and to ensure the facility remains vibrant and provides a safe environment for users, we provide and promote commercial activities within the area. This concept is part of the entire masterplan to integrate transportation system within Klang Valley which includes linking of various expressways with public transportation system. The development pace of which Kuala Lumpur has experienced requires these linkages to ensure that traffic dispersal system is effective and sustainable for future growth.

The DUKE Phase 3, with alignment of measuring approximately 35 kilometres, will traverse north to south of Kuala Lumpur and will serve areas such as University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Wangsa Maju, Setiawangsa, Ampang, the Tun Razak Exchange & Bandar Malaysia development corridor and Kerinchi. The DUKE Phase 3 is expected to provide an alternative route for road users with improve and more efficient traffic dispersal system in and around Kuala Lumpur city centre to complement and relief peak hour congestion on existing arterial roads and expressways along its proposed expressways and public rail transportation system such as the KTM Commuter, LRT and MRT lines and providing a holistic land transport system to support the development and modernisation of Greater Kuala Lumpur.

Ekovest Berhad also recognize the social obligations to society can have an impact and is striving for a balanced approach in fulfilling their key objectives and expectations to shareholders and stake holders. The company has dedicated a lot of time and effort to giving back to the society whilst incorporating the three pillars of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach, namely Education, Community, Employee and Sustainability.

The Genting Group was founded in 1965 when its Founder, the late Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Lim Goh Tong started the journey to realise his vision of building a mountaintop resort in Malaysia. Today, the Genting Group comprises Genting Berhad and its listed subsidiaries; Genting Singapore Limited, Genting Malaysia Berhad and Genting Plantations Berhad as well as its wholly owned unlisted subsidiary Genting Energy Limited.

Led by Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, the Group is involved in leisure and hospitality, oil palm plantations, power generation, oil and gas, property development, life sciences and biotechnology activities, with operations spanning across the globe, including in Malaysia (the Group’s country of origin), Singapore, Indonesia, India, China, the United States of America, Bahamas, the United Kingdom and Egypt.

In the core leisure and hospitality business, the Genting Group and its brand affiliates similarly controlled by Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay (namely Genting Hong Kong Limited and Empire Resorts, Inc.), market and offer a suite of products under a number of premier brands including Genting, Resorts World, Genting Grand, Genting Club, Crockfords, Maxims, Crystal Cruises, Dream Cruises and Star Cruises. The Genting Group of companies also have tie-ups with established names such as Universal Studios®, Twentieth Century Fox, Premium Outlets®, Hard Rock Hotel, Zouk and other renowned international brand partners.

The Genting Group recognises the importance of developing its investments in a sustainable and responsible manner. The principles and values espoused by the Group’s Founder, the late Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Lim Goh Tong, namely – Hard Work, Honesty, Harmony, Loyalty and Compassion have always been embedded in its work culture and business practices and are known collectively as the Genting Core Values.

Right from the start, the Group strives to achieve a sustainable balance in all business activities, whether in the development and conservation of its properties and surrounding environment or in the investments and returns to shareholders. Some of the Group’s sustainability highlights include providing job employment to over 55,000 people worldwide, consistent dividend payouts to shareholders and benefiting over 120,000 people in community philanthropy initiatives in 2017. Resorts World Genting has preserved about 10,000 acres of its rain forest area and First World Hotel is certified as ‘Hotel Equipped with the Largest Renewable Hot Water System’ by Malaysia Book of Records. Genting Plantations’ oil mill, namely Genting Jambongan Oil Mill, is the first oil mill with zero discharge in Malaysia. 90% of energy consumed in Genting Plantations’ oil mills comes from renewable sources. Genting Energy’s Banten Power Plant was named “Best Efficiency Power Plant” by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia at the Indonesia Best Electricity Awards (IBEA) 2017.

The Group endeavours to ensure the Genting Core Values will remain the underlying ethos in how the Group conducts its businesses. They form the underlying workplace principles for Genting employees, covering professionalism and ethics, efficiency and responsibility and reflect the continuous pursuit to enhance the corporate values of the Genting Group.

Established in 1991, LOTTE CHEMICAL TITAN HOLDING BERHAD (“Company”) is proudly Malaysia’s first standalone producer of polyolefins and Malaysia’s largest integrated producer of olefins and polyolefins, and one of the largest polyolefins producers in South East Asia. The company production site in Malaysia consists of twelve plants, two co-generation plants and three tank farms. They are located on two sites in Pasir Gudang and Tanjung Langsat in the state of Johor.

In 2017, the Company was listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad marking the first successful Asian listing for the LOTTE GROUP and Malaysia’s largest listing in five years since 2012. Moving forward, the Company is poised to enter a new era of sustainable long-term expansion and growth with a vision to become Top Tier Petrochemical Company in Southeast Asia.

The Company is a leading supplier of polyolefins in South East Asia.

Polyethylene (“PE”) and Polypropylene (“PP”) which are the most basic building blocks in the plastic fabrication industry are mainly used for the production of automotive parts, textile, general industrial applications, electrical appliances, healthcare, consumer packaging, agricultural, and household products which are a necessity in everyday modern living.

Only World Group Holdings Berhad (“OWG” or the “Company”) was listed on 18 December 2014 on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. The Company is an investment holding company and is engaged in the provision of management services whilst their subsidiaries are principally providers of leisure and hospitality services incorporating the operation of food service outlets, water amusement parks, family attractions and other services. The history of the Company and its subsidiaries (“Group”) can be traced back to 1984.

The Group currently operates 38 food service outlets that serve a variety of cuisines, across locations in 5 states, namely Pahang, Selangor, Penang, Johor and Negeri Sembilan. In addition, the Group is currently operating 3 water amusement parks under the Wet World brand name located in Shah Alam (Selangor), Batu Pahat (Johor) and Pedas (Negeri Sembilan). The Group also operates 19 family attractions located at The Top @ Komtar, Penang and Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands, Pahang, which includes amongst others, Jurassic Research Center, Zombie Outbreak and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Adventureland at Resorts World Genting. The Group’s other businesses include running the Kota Tinggi Waterfalls Resort, which has been operating since 1999, as well as operating 25 retail and other services outlets in the beauty, healthcare and wellness sector.

In recognition of its business achievements, the Group had been awarded numerous accolades from world class bodies including World Waterpark Association, The Malaysia Book of Records, Asia Spa & Wellness Promotion Council and Malaysian Association of Amusement, Theme Park and Family Attractions (MAATFA) for excellent operating performance.

The Group notched another achievement under its belt when it took on the revitalisation project of the Komtar Tower in Penang and established a one-stop destination for retail activities, F&B outlets and family attractions including The Top @ Komtar. A revitalised urban icon, The Top @ Komtar aims to be the TOP Highest Iconic Entertainment Tower by providing a plethora of fun and entertainment for the whole family as well as for business functions including the Jurassic Research Centre, 7D Discovery Motion Theatre, D’Top Observatory Deck, Rainbow Skywalk, Penang State Gallery, Durian the King of Fruit Museum, Escape Room, and restaurants, convention and function rooms. With its impressive credentials, staunch determination and strong experience, the Group aims to continue exploring more opportunities in order to create a sustainable growth while providing “Fun, Food and Good Living” to everyone.

PESTECH International Berhad (PESTECH) is a Malaysian integrated electrical power technology company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad since 2012.

The company derived its name from “Power System Technology” and involves in four (4) major business segments:
1) Power Transmission Infrastructure
2) Power Generation and Rail Electrification
3) Transmission Asset
4) Power Products & Embedded System Software

Founded in 1991, PESTECH Sdn Bhd, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has slowly gained industry experience and has grown progressively to an established integrated electric technology company with products and services that not only cater for local market but across the region. To-date, the Company successfully expand its market share into twenty (20) countries such as Cambodia, Papua New Guinea and The Philippines with growing numbers of other countries consistently.
PESTECH involves in engineering, design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning of electrical power facilities. The Company continue to invest in state-of-the-art machines and technology. It continues to implement high quality standards in the day-to-day operations, where the importance of traceability, consistency and reliability are emphasized throughout the entire organization.
PESTECH believes that engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs will help to fuel the social and economic growth of the country. It is always PESTECH's goal to bring value through our existence and creating a positive impact on our employees, the community and the environment.

PESTECH has initiated the CARE Program as a guidance of our CSR initiatives. For the Group, our CSR programs start in the form of caring and extending helping hand to the community that we operate in.

C - Community
A - Advancement
R - Recuperation
E – Environment


A)   People: While COBOL is our bread and butters for long, our expertise continue to grow beyond DevOps, MicroServices, Container & Cloud architecture. It is also our target to grow our staff strength to quickly acquire technologies that are changing at lightning speed. We welcome fresh graduates to join our humble company.

B)   Process: While Waterfall been practiced for long, Agile anticipates the need for flexibility and applies a level of pragmatism into the delivery of the finished product

C)   Technologies: Keep up with the industry technology, knowledge and expertise, we have great support from distinguish principal around the world, eg IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, MicroFocus, Hightech Payment System, JC1 Corporation, Blynk Rapid4, Contrast Security, BluePrintSystem and others. 

The company achieved greater milestones not only via increase in revenue, but manage to win against many odds in new area of solutions, including digital transformation of legacy system to the new cutting edge technologies and allow interconnectivity to the new digital world.   

The team believes It’s never an I but it has always been WE. WE learn, We grow, WE strive and WE share the pain and joy together. With the believe of WE and the Great Teamwork, may SDM be blessed with good 'chi' and each employee with good health and career growth.

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) had its early beginnings in 1949 when the Central Electricity Board (CEB) was set up in the then Malaya for generating and distributing electricity. 

Subsequently renamed National Electricity Board (NEB) in 1965 to form Malaysia’s sole provider of electricity generation, transmission and distribution. Following a corporatisation and privatisation exercise by the Malaysian Government in September 1990, Tenaga Nasional was successfully listed on the Main Board of the then Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) in one of the prominent listing exercises in the local bourse. 

TNB today is the largest electricity utility in Malaysia with almost USD33.24Billion in assets. We’re listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia and employ 35,009 people Group-wide to serve an estimated 9.08 million customers in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Labuan. With our core business of providing electricity to the country’s businesses, homes and industries, we are a key contributor to Nation building. Our activities represent the entire electricity production and supply value chain. 

In recent years, we have also embarked on our sustainability agenda through efforts such as Renewable Energy and other environmental as well as social initiatives as we seek to add value to all our stakeholders. We believe these activities will not only take TNB into the future, but also continue to grow our business in the long-term. 

While our roots are firmly consolidated on accomplishments within Malaysia, we have also made inroads into the international arena and our growth has already gained footholds in overseas markets, which include Pakistan, India, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. We will continue to grow, move economies and drive the energy industry by transcending borders, shaping a better brighter future for us and the generations to come.

Top Glove Corporation Bhd is the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves, commanding a 25% global market share with operations spanning across Malaysia, Thailand, China, US, and Europe.

Listed on Bursa Malaysia (2001) and the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange (2016), Top Glove’s success story began over a quarter of a century ago in 1991, as a local business enterprise with a single glove factory and 1 production line. Today, it owns 39 factories with a total of 618 production lines and a production capacity of 57.5 billion pieces of gloves per annum and serves a growing network of 2,000 customers in 195 countries.

Its outstanding achievements and international recognition are credited largely to its Executive Chairman and Founder Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai, the visionary and driving force, who within a short span of time, has built the Malaysian-based company into a resounding success.

Top Glove continues to raise its game, producing high quality gloves at an efficient low cost based on its time-proven Business Direction and the upholding of its Business Ethics of Honesty, Integrity and Transparency. Not content to rest on its laurels, Top Glove has set its sights on the next level of success and aims to increase its world market share to 30% as well as become a Top 20 Bursa company by 2020. Longer term, the company aspires towards an even bolder target: to become a Fortune Global 500 company by 2040.

Apart from producing lifesaving products that play an essential role in protecting people from disease and infection, the company endeavours to bring about change for the better through Top Glove Foundation. Established in 2009, Top Glove Foundation manages the company’s community outreach program which focuses on educational causes including offering scholarships, providing educational aid to schools, as well as donations to NGOs and other charitable organizations or initiatives.

Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), Malaysia’s upcoming financial district, is a strategic enabler supporting the government’s Economic Transformation Program and a catalyst for urban regeneration in Kuala Lumpur. TRX will further develop the city’s role as a financial capital by creating a seamless business environment for financial services firms, multinational companies and supporting ancillary businesses.

TRX will encompass investment grade A office space underpinned by world-class residential, hospitality, retail, leisure and cultural offerings. The entire TRX project is expected to be completed in phases over the next 10-15 years. Phase 1 of TRX is targeted to start operations in 2019.

About TRX City Sdn Bhd

TRX City Sdn Bhd (TRX City) is wholly owned by the Ministry of Finance Malaysia and is the master developer of TRX. TRX City ensures global best practices, develops innovative master plans, and integrates smart, sustainable, and future-proofed infrastructure. As the company that leads the project from vision to execution, TRX City undertakes all planning, marketing, enhancement, management and infrastructure provisions for the project to ensure that the overall strategic visions are converted into outcomes and tangible benefits for the nation.

ValueCAP Sdn. Bhd. (“ValueCAP”) is an investment house that is equally-owned by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan), and Permodalan Nasional Berhad.

Besides managing its own proprietary investments, ValueCAP also has two wholly-owned licensed asset management subsidiaries, VCAP Asset Managers Sdn. Bhd. (“VCAM”) and i-VCAP Management Sdn. Bhd. (“i-VCAP”).

VCAM aims to be a leader in sustainable investing, complemented by a strong Malaysian and ASEAN franchise, providing quality offerings of superior risk-adjusted performance across active strategies involving segregated mandates and wholesale funds. Learn more about VCAM at

i-VCAP provides solely Shariah-compliant investment products and services. Besides being the manager of five Shariah-compliant exchange traded funds (“ETFs’) under its MyETF Series, i-VCAP also manages wholesale and private mandate funds. Learn more about ETF investing and the MyETF Series at

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