Sime Darby is one of South Asia’s largest regional conglomerates. In 1995 it is considering entry into the fast-growing financial services sector in Malaysia through the acquisition of a Malaysian bank. This is in line with its activities reflect the Malaysian of the economy. The case discussed whether they proceed with the acquisition. Makes the underlying sources of the value of the conglomerate in the institutional context, which affect the costs and benefits of large corporate … Read more »

Sime Darby is one of South Asia’s largest regional conglomerates. In 1995 it is considering entry into the fast-growing financial services sector in Malaysia through the acquisition of a Malaysian bank. This is in line with its activities reflect the Malaysian of the economy. The case discussed whether they proceed with the acquisition. Makes the underlying sources of the value of the conglomerate in the institutional context, which affect the costs and benefits of broad corporate scope, especially the developing capital market and the close interrelationship between business and politics.
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Tarun Khanna,
Michael Y. Yoshino,
Danielle Melito
Source: Harvard Business School
24 pages.
Publication Date: Nov 05, 1996. Prod #: 797 017 PDF-ENG
Sime Darby Berhad (A) – 1995 HBR case solution

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