WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS WINS THE ASSET TRIPLE A AWARDS 2022 FOR POWER/UTILITIES DEAL OF THE YEAR

Shah Alam, 7 July 2022 – Worldwide Holdings Berhad (“WHB”) has won The Asset Triple A Awards 2022 for Power/Utilities Deal of the Year category under the Sustainable Infrastructure Deals of the Year 2022 for Malaysia. The award recognises the RM2.7 billion syndicated term financing, Fresh Commodity Murabahah Term Financing-i Facility (the “Facility”) in relation to the development of Pulau Indah Power Plant (“PIPP”), a greenfield 1,200 MW Combined-Cycle Gas Turbine power plant project in Pulau Indah, Selangor.

The Facility is provided by Maybank Islamic Berhad, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad and UOB Malaysia, with Maybank Investment Bank Berhad as the Coordinating Arranger for the facility. With a capacity of 1,200MW, PIPP is the largest power plant transaction closed in 2021 and is expected to be a key supplier of electricity upon its completion given its strategic location in the Klang Valley, which is the largest load center accounting for 43% of the total electricity demand in Peninsular Malaysia. The financing and development of PIPP is undertaken by Pulau Indah Power Plant Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between WHB and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO).

Commenting on the award, WHB’s Group Chief Executive Officer Datin Paduka Norazlina Zakaria said, “We are honoured to be recognised by The Asset Triple A Awards for WHB’s role and commitment to sustainable financing in Malaysia.”

Norazlina also expressed her gratitude to the financiers and coordinating arranger for the facility as WHB’s participation in such a landmark transaction would not have been possible without the implicit trust placed upon the Group by the financial institutions.

The Asset Triple A Awards showcase companies that have excelled in their respective industries. The awards are adjudicated by The Asset’s board of editors and supplemented by client interaction generated from in-depth conversations using data analytics produced by Asset Benchmark Research. The Country Awards represents the industry’s most prestigious awards for banking, finance, treasury and capital markets.

Worldwide Holdings Berhad Honoured with CSR Malaysia Awards

Worldwide Holdings Berhad was among selected corporations representing a wide spectrum of industries in Malaysia recognised for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts at the recent CSR Malaysia Awards 2019.

The annual CSR Malaysia Awards is organised by CSR Malaysia with the support of the Women, Family & Community Development Ministry, where outstanding companies are honoured for their CSR efforts. The awards were presented by YB Puan Hannah Yeoh, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development.

Worldwide Holdings has been actively participating in CSR activities over the years. Its CSR strategy are driven by four main pillars – Green, Social, Education and Healthy Lifestyle. In 2019 alone, it has contributed over RM1.7 million for its CSR efforts.

The CSR Malaysia 2019, in its fourth edition, honours outstanding corporations that have excelled in the socio-economic transformation of Malaysia. CSR Malaysia Awards 2019 was organized by CSR Malaysia Publications. A total of 50 Malaysian companies, which included Sunway, RHB Bank, YTL and Tenaga Nasional were honoured at the event.

Malaysia Landscape Architecture Award – Puncak Bestari 2, Village Park

Malaysia Landscape Architecture Award has accorded Puncak Bestari 2 Village Park with the Landscape Development Award (Honour Award) and Daunan Worldwide with the Landscape Masterplan Award (Merit Award) under Developer / GLC Category.

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The award presentation was held on Saturday, 21st April, 2018 at Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Worldwide Holdings Bhd Head of Property, Tn Hj Rosli Ismail is honored to receive the award during the event.

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Developed as gated residential development at Kuala Selangor, Puncak Bestari 2 is made out double-story houses with a specially designed park, Puncak Bestari 2 Village Park. The heritage – inspired neighbourhood park consists of passive and active recreational amenities which overlook a stunning lake. The development aims to support life and other lifestyle benefits by providing residents with the opportunity to interact with the natural area and create a landscape that counteracts the declines of green area as populations and urban areas continue grow. Offsetting this decline by building healthy, productive landscape “at home” is critical to sustaining life.

Puncak Bestari 2 harness the power of nature by crafting a park that offers wellness features, a wildlife habitat, as well as sufficient green spaces that create a cooling effect. The existing terrain lively grass and preserved forest present a place which indulges in the connectivity between people and nature, which include a pristine constructed lake, which complement the surrounding natural train, a breathtaking  forest, magnificently designed facilities, and lush greeneries.

WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS NABS CIDB’s HIGH QLASSIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

KUALA LUMPUR, AUGUST 2017 -Fresh from winning the StarProperty Award under the ‘Best Touch & Feel – Best Quality & Finishing’ for Amber earlier this year, Worldwide Holdings is proud to receive the CIDB Qlassic Award- High Qlassic Achievement for one of its Luxury Within Reach product – Ametis in Subang Bestari with a Qlassic score of 84. The award is another milestone while Worldwide Holdings aggressively promote its high-quality products to the market. Continue reading “WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS NABS CIDB’s HIGH QLASSIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD”

HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2015

Worldwide Holdings Berhad was recognised as one of the best workplaces in the region winning the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2015 (Malaysia Chapter) award recently.

The award recognises and honours world-class corporations that demonstrates high levels of employee engagement and outstanding work culture. “I believe this success is because Worldwide Holdings has always been a People’s Company.

We make our people a top priority.  I feel honoured and blessed”, said Datin Paduka Norazlina Zakaria, Chief Executive Officer of Worldwide Holdings Berhad.

Recipients of the award were judged by an independent panel of industry experts, academics, journalists and government representatives, based on the HR Asia Employee Input Survey (EIS) Report and the HR Asia Workplace and Employee Engagement Survey.

This latest honour complements its which recognises employers with committed and high-performing employees, as well as sustainable business goals for success.

BrandLaureate’s ICON Leadership Award 2015

The BrandLaureate Awards 2015 at Majestic Hotel was the prestigious event of 2015 on 10 February 2015.

The Chief Executive Officer of Worldwide Holdings Berhad, Datin Paduka Norazlina Zakaria was selected as an inaugural recipient of the BrandLaureate Transformational Corporate Leaders Brands ICON leadership Awards’15 is a special and selective category for the Brands ICON leadership Awards at the BrandLaureate ICON Leadership Awards 2015.

The BrandLaureate Awards is organised by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (APBF) and recognises the most established brands in Malaysia and the region.

The BrandLaureate – Best Brand Real Estate 2014/2015

WHB was awarded The BrandLaureate – Best Brand Real Estate – Property (Corporate Branding) 2014-2015 by The Board of Governors of Asia Pacific Brands Foundation