Asia's Best Companies 2003 - Malaysia

FinanceAsia congratulates the winners of this year''s Best Companies survey. Here we present the results for Malaysia.

This survey covers the performance of the top companies in 10 countries in Asia. We polled institutional investors and equity analysts and received a total of 296 votes. The results will also appear in more detail in the April edition of FinanceAsia Magazine.

 

Best Managed Company
Position Company Votes
1 Maxis 46
2 BAT 45
3 IOI Corp 38
4 Genting 37
5 Maybank 29
6 YTL 25
7 Gamuda 22
8 Tanjong 20
9 Petronas 20
10 Public Bank 19

 

Best at Investor Relations
Position Company Votes
1 Genting 36
2 BAT 31
3 Maxis 29
4 Road Builder 23
5 YTL 19
6 Gamuda 18
7 Tanjong 15
8 IOI Corp 15
9 AMMB Holdings 14
10 Public Bank 13

 

Most Commitment to Creating Shareholder Value
Position Company Votes
1 BAT 60
2 YTL 41
3 Maxis 31
4 Genting 26
5 Public Bank 24
6 Tanjong 21
7 Maybank 19
8 IOI Corp 18
9 Gamuda 11
10 Nestle 10

 

Best Corporate Governance
Position Company Votes
1 BAT 58
2 Public Bank 40
3 YTL 28
4 Maybank 26
5 Tanjong 25
6 Genting 25
7 Maxis 19
8 Petronas 13
9 Sime Darby 12
10 IOI Corp 9

 

Best Financial Management
Position Company Votes
1 YTL 49
2 BAT 33
3 Maybank 33
4 Maxis 31
5 Tanjong 24
6 Genting 23
7 Petronas 20
8 Public Bank 19
9 IOI Corp 18
10 Gamuda 9

 

Best CFO – James Brodie, Maxis

Runner up – Francis Yeoh, YTL