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KUALA LUMPUR, 16 December 2015 – MMC Corporation Berhad (MMC), a utilities and infrastructure group is set to take its subsidiary, NCB Holdings Bhd (NCB) private.

MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd (MMC Port), a wholly owned subsidiary of MMC has extended an unconditional take-over offer (Offer) through RHB Investment Bank Berhad to acquire all the remaining ordinary shares in NCB for a cash offer price of RM4.40 per share from 16 December 2015 to 6 January 2016.  

The Offer Document, which sets out the details, terms and conditions of the Offer together with the Form of Acceptance and Transfer have been despatched today to the shareholders of NCB. 

MMC, via MMC Port, previously owns approximately 30.13% stake in NCB and has acquired another approximately 53.42% stake recently from Permodalan Nasional Berhad and AmanahRaya Trustees Berhad (as trustee for Amanah Saham Bumiputera, Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020 and Amanah Saham Didik) which makes MMC the largest shareholder in NCB with an equity interest of approximately 83.55%.  

NCB, wholly owns Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, a major gateway for import and export of containers located in Port Klang. It also operates a haulage cum logistics business via its subsidiary Kontena Nasional Berhad. MMC, on the other hand, owns a 100% stake in Johor Port and 70% stake in the award-winning Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP). Both ports are strategically located in Johor within the Iskandar Development Region. NCB’s presence in MMC’s group of companies is set to further strengthen MMC’s ports and logistics business division. 


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Kontena Nasional Berhad (KNB) is Malaysia’s premier logistics company with 50 years of experience in logistics operations. KNB began operations in 1971 when containerisation was introduced to the country.

Since its inception, it has expanded its business from just container haulage to international freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, supply chain solutions, cold chain solution and Halal logistics.

Today, KNB is one of Malaysia’s largest one-stop logistics companies providing comprehensive logistics solutions customised to customer’s requirements.

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MMC Corporation Berhad (“MMC”) is a leading utilities and infrastructure group with diversified businesses in Malaysia and abroad under four divisions, namely Ports and Logistics, Energy and Utilities, Engineering and Industrial Development. Its key businesses under the Ports and Logistics Division includes the port operations of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, Johor Port Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, Penang Port Sdn Bhd, Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd and Kontena Nasional Berhad, a logistics provider. Internationally, MMC has presence in Saudi Arabia via Red Sea Gateway Terminal Company Limited, a container port terminal within the Jeddah Islamic Port.

Under the Energy and Utilities Division, Malakoff Corporation Berhad is the largest Independent Power Producer in Malaysia and its subsidiary, Alam Flora Sdn Bhd is one of the leading environmental management companies in the country. Under Gas Malaysia Berhad, MMC is the supplier of reticulated natural gas in Peninsular Malaysia operating and maintaining 2,600 kilometres of Natural Gas Distribution System network. Through Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, MMC provides full-fledge water services using high technology treatment in Malaysia.

MMC’s Engineering Division has played a leading role on the elevated section as well as the main contractor for the underground work package for the 51-kilometre Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (“KVMRT”) Kajang Line including 9.5 kilometres underground works. Currently, MMC is the main turnkey contractor for the entire 52.2 kilometres KVMRT Putrajaya Line. MMC has also successfully completed the 329-kilometre Ipoh-Padang Besar Electrified Double Tracking Project as well as the innovative Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (“SMART”) motorway, the first of its kind, dual-purpose tunnel in the world.

MMC is currently in the final stage of completing the Langat Centralised Sewerage Treatment Plant which will serve 920,000 Population Equivalent and Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant which will supply 1,130 million litres of treated water per day.

MMC’s Industrial Development Division develops and manages approximately 5,000 acres of industrial developments namely Senai Airport City (“SAC”) and Tanjung Bin Industrial Park (“TBIP”) in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor and Northern Technocity (“NTC”) in Kulim Kedah. The SAC, TBIP and NTC developments come under the ambit of MMC’s Industrial Development Division, operating under three companies namely Senai Airport City Sdn Bhd, Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd and Northern Technocity Sdn Bhd.

In other business, through Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, MMC is the operator of Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru – the southern aviation hub and an important gateway to Iskandar Malaysia and Kerteh Airport in Terengganu.


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