The YTL Corporation got its name from Yeo Tiong Lay. This is one name which has a strong reputation in Malaysia. The brand does not need much introduction to any Malaysian as it is known as one of the major companies in properties, manufacturing and other sectors.
YTL Corporation is a conglomerate which is involved in a wide range of industries, all of which it has been hugely successful in. Its properties and construction business have been very profitable and YTL has been market leaders in many areas as well. Among the businesses that YTL is involved in include:
- Utilities and energy production
- Construction and construction contracting
- Cement manufacturing
- Property development and investment
- Hotel development and management
Stable public listed company
YTL Corp is often known to be among the most stable companies in Malaysia. Traded under stock code 4677 in Bursa Malaysia, YTL Corp is a blue-chip counter where it has businesses not only within the country but overseas as well. Among the countries it is in include:
- the United Kingdom
In terms of perception, YTL is a name which a lot of Malaysians are proud of. This is because this is a typical Malaysian company which has been very successful as a local brand that has gone global. Managing and owning some of the top names in the country including the JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur, The Majestic Hotel and the Vistana Hotel chain as well as developing some 2,000 acres of land in Sentul, Kuala Lumpur.