• Issues  |  NOVEMBER 26, 2014 12:00 PM

    Malaysia Airlines and the power of the majority

    As it stands, all the power seems to be with the big investors; those who have the ability to finance takeover deals at any time. But what about the long-term investor? What happens to them when even advice meant specifically for them is often flawed?

  • Issues  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2014 11:35 AM

    How the investing public loses from delisting

    There is a worrying pattern of delisting and relisting on Bursa Malaysia that calls into question the protection of long-term investors. The tendency is to delist at low valuations and relist at high prices, preventing minority shareholders from participating in upsides from turnarounds. KiniBiz looks at this sometimes extremely unfair practice.

  • Issues  |  NOVEMBER 19, 2014 10:50 AM

    Pembinaan PFI, a mysterious RM20 bil govt endeavour

    In a series of four articles KiniBiz looks at a government-owned private finance initiative company that is collecting rental from the Federal Lands Commissioner for land that the latter had always used for free. In the first part, KiniBiz explores …

  • Issues  |  NOVEMBER 18, 2014 12:20 PM

    The problem with unit trusts

    In this three-part series of articles, KiniBiz investigates the world of unit trusts. In the first article, we look at what exactly are unit trusts and how they operate to get to the heart of the problem — their high …

  • Issues  |  NOVEMBER 11, 2014 10:24 AM

    Mah Sing, from plastics to property

    In this three-part series on Mah Sing we begin with tracing the origins of the property player back to its early days as a plastics manufacturer. A quick turnaround model has defined Mah Sing’s approach to the property sector over …