The companies fall under Forbes Asia-Pacific 200 Best Under A Billion 2012 must show both sales and earnings growth. To qualify they must have annual revenue between $5 million and $1 billion and be publicly traded for at least a year.
Then the companies are then screened for earnings growth, sales growth and return on equity in the past 12 months and over 3 years.
There are 14 Malaysia companies listed. The table below is the full list of Forbes Asia 200 Best Under A Billion for 2012.
MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad Initial Public Offering (IPO) received an overwhelming response with its public portion of 28.1 million shares. It was oversubscribed by 34.28 times. The IPO attract 50,496 applications or 496.1 million shares.
The institutional IPO prices was fixed at RM3.50 per share. Accordingly, the final retail price was fixed at RM3.38 per shares, represent 3 percent discount to the institutional price.
7.5 million shares were allocated for Bumiputera category while 7.5 million shares were allocated for Malaysian Public category. Below are the allotment summary for public portion.
MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd, a leading sugar manufacturer in Malaysia, is schedule to be listed in Main Market on 28th June 2011.
The Initial Public Offering (IPO) consists of 234.6 million ordinary shares at an IPO price of RM3.38 per share at RM0.50 par value. However, the final retail price will be equal to the 97% of the institutional price.
Out of 234.6 million shares, 206.4 million shares are offered to Malaysian and foreign institutional and selected investors and a retail offering of 28.1 million shares to the Malaysian public and employees of MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad.