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.