Our Story

Entrepreneurship Meets Management Discipline

Hong Leong Group is a conglomerate of core businesses with the fundamental philosophy of managing the businesses for long-term, sustainable value creation.

Our companies span key sectors of the economy including financial services, manufacturing and distribution, property development and investment, hospitality and leisure, consumer goods, healthcare and principal investments.

Our presence stretches across Southeast Asia, Greater China, Europe and Oceania.

We believe that the key to long-term value creation is the co-existence of entrepreneurialism with professional management, discipline and governance

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The Hong Leong Group’s journey began in 1963, the same year the nation of Malaysia was formed.

Our entrepreneurial journey traces the trajectory of Malaysia’s economic growth and industrialisation over the decades.

We started out as a building materials trading company, operating from a small shop lot in Kuala Lumpur. From there, our founders saw and seized opportunities, presented by a rapidly developing economy.

We went from trading to manufacturing building materials. Soon, we moved into other high-growth industries such as property development, banking, financial services and the other industries that we invested in along the way.

Our story is not merely the story of growth.

It is a story of entrepreneurial spirit meeting professionalism in how we approach business. We apply the same philosophy to how we approach the future and innovation.