April 19, 2014 4:14 PM ET

Real Estate Management and Development

Company Overview of The Kuok Group

Company Overview

The Kuok Group engages in residential, commercial, and industrial property development activities in Asia. Its properties include hotels and resorts, and serviced apartments. The company has a global strategic alliance with Drydocks World South-East Asia Pte Ltd. The Kuok Group was formerly known as Kuok Brothers Limited. The company was founded in 1949 and is based in Johor Bahru, Malaysia with operations in Singapore, Shanghai, and Beijing.

Johor Bahru,  


Founded in 1949

Key Executives for The Kuok Group

Senior Adviser
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

The Kuok Group Key Developments

DryDocks World - Dubai and The Kuok Group to Form Joint Venture for Asian Operations; Announces Appointment of Buamim as Chairman

DryDocks World - Dubai signed a deal to form a joint venture for its Asian operations with The Kuok Group as it tries to close a $2.2 billion debt restructuring. The debt-laden shipbuilder has been working on the deal since at least December, when chairman Khamis Juma Buamim first discussed the possibility of sharing control of its Asian businesses. The new venture, a partnership with Kuok's Pacific Carrier Ltd., will be named DDW-PaxOcean Asia Ltd. and will be based in Singapore. DryDocks World expects the Asia venture deal to close in the third quarter. Buamim will be the chairman, but the role of CEO has not been determined.

Drydocks World South-East Asia Pte Ltd. Enters into Strategic Alliance with The Kuok Group

Drydocks World South-East Asia Pte Ltd., (Drydocks World) announced that it has entered into a global strategic alliance with The Kuok Group to form a Joint Venture between Drydocks World - SEA and Pacific Carriers Limited. The new venture will subsequently be renamed DDW-PaxOcean Asia Pte Ltd. and will continue to have its headquarters in Singapore.

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