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2016 IN REVIEW

2016 saw several key transactions that further underlined our role as a strategic investment fund. These include corporate exercises, restructuring activities, investments, strategic divestments to support national development objectives, acquisitions to tap into new growth areas and launch of catalytic projects.

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Source: Khazanah compilation
13 JAN

12th Khazanah Annual Review

20 JAN

Khazanah led investment in WeLab

20 - 23 JAN

WEF Annual Meeting 2016

17 FEB

Entered into JV with Mulpha International to develop land in Iskandar Malaysia

24 FEB

Issuance of inaugural USD750m straight sukuk

1 MAR

The Malaysian Aviation Commission established

10 MAR

50th Anniversary

23 MAR

Special Economic Committe (”SEC”) recommendations presented

12 APR

Acquisition of Ncell Pte Ltd completed

12 - 13 APR
14 APR

30% stake acquisition in Turkish GAMA Enerji completed

17 APR

KidZania Singapore opened

21 APR

Acquisition of Tokuda Hospital and merger with City Clinic in Bulgaria

2 MAY

Signed Power Purchase Agreement with Pengerang Power

17 MAY

Prime Minister of Malaysia officiated the opening of Khazanah Europe Investment Limited (KEIL)

The Khazanah Report 2015 launched

20 MAY

Malaysia Aviation Group formed

24 MAY

KLIA Aeropolis launched

8 JUNE

Announced JV to build hospital in Shanghai

8 JUNE

Delivered affordable homes in Bayu Nusantara, Johor

1 JULY

Peter Bellew appointed as new CEO

2 AUG

World Islamic Economic Forum, Jakarta

Launch of Ulama Nusantara, a documentary on the arrival of Islam in the Malay archipelago

19 AUG

10th Anniversary Gala Dinner

29 AUG

The State of Households II published

4 SEPT

Taman Tugu Project launched by the
Prime Minister of Malaysia

15 SEPT

Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani appointed to the Board

23 SEPT

Issuance of USD399m sukuk exchangeable into Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited shares

26 - 27 SEPT
30 SEPT

Vietnam banking license received

14 OCT

Budget 2017 tabled

17 OCT

Announced JV with China Galaxy Securities Group

24 OCT

Announced Broadband Improvement Plan following Budget 2017

31 OCT

Climbing the Ladder: Socio-economic Mobility in Malaysia published

4 NOV

Signed Power Purchasing Agreement with a consortium for solar panels in Jasin, Gurun & Merchang

5 NOV

30% stake acquisition in India-based GMR Energy Ltd completed

11 NOV

Entered into partnership with Taikang Insurance Group Inc.

17 NOV

Robi-Airtel Bangladesh merger completed

2 DEC

Received shareholders’ approval for acquisition of Asia Integrated Facility Solutions

6 DEC

Iskandar 10-year Anniversary

30 DEC

18% stake in the Bank of Yingkou Co. divested

“A core investing tenet for Khazanah is that the companies in which we invest must align to Khazanah’s mandate as a strategic investment fund that creates sustainable value. In instances when true value is not achieved, this may mean walking away despite potential significant financial returns.”

Serena Tan Mei Shwen
Executive Director, Investments

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