Posts Tagged ‘Datuk Kamarudin Meranun’

The extremely learned YB Datuk Nur Jazlan, Chairman of PAC and former Chairman of UDA

The extremely learned & independent Chairman of PAC and former Chairman of UDA ,  YB Datuk Nur Jazlan.


In Part 1 of this posting, yours truly has dealt with paragraphs 1 to 4 of the press statement dated 28-4-21024 (just 4 days before the opening of KLIA2) of the learned and very independent Chairman of PAC, YB Datuk Nur Jazlan. (more…)

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Picture taken from RBFonline.net

The recent outburst by AirAsia citing “safety” issues as it main reason for not moving to KLIA2.  Is this the real reason? 


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"Now Everyone Are Not So Happy"

“Now Everyone In the Happy Family Could Not Smile” after  the MAS-AirAsia share swap was un-wound on 1-5-2012.

For Part 1, 2 and 3 of this topic please read HERE, HERE and HERE.

1-5-2012  The notorious MAS – AirAsia share swap was unwound by PM YAB Datuk Seri Najib, HERE. (more…)

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AirAsia A320 undergoing maintenance works in MAS Hangar No: 5 in KLIA

AirAsia A320 and AirAsia X undergoing maintenance works in MAS Hangar No: 5 in KLIA

AirAsia A320 and AirAsia X A330 aircrafts are a regular sight in MAS Hangar 5 in  KLIA.  It seems that Hangar 5 has been reserved exclusively for AirAsia and AirAsia X at the expense of MAS. (more…)

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The "Happy Family". They were so happy after the signing of the MAS-AirAsia share swap.

The iconic photo of the “Happy Family” of the MAS-AirAsia share swap. They were so happy after the signing of the MAS-AirAsia  share swap.

Updates @ 9:30 pm on 19-9-2013:  On 15-9-2011 The MD of Khazanah Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar has been quoted to have said that “The recently inked home jersey sponsorship with Barclay Premier club Queen Park Rangers is a good deal for the national carrier”. He also told newsman that “We think that we got a good deal to stand on its own commercially.  I think all the numbers are there, we just need to add value”.  Read HERE

Yours truly believe that at that material time many Malaysians also share the same thoughts as Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar, who is a known to be a corporate GURU in Malaysia.  Many have claimed that Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar through his BinaFikir‘s “WAU” had also saved MAS from the brink.  Please read below the events after 18-8-2011 where MAS was supposed to pay £3.2 million more than AirAsia for the said sponsorship and got less for it.  Was it a good deal after all?  


In Part 1 of this article, it was clear that Khazanah, CIMB, MAS and AirAsia are fuilly aware of the provisions of the Competition Act 2010. MAS and AirAsia have sought the advice of the consultant, Bain & Co, on anti-trust laws/Competition Act 2011. (more…)

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The Happy Family of the MAS-AirAsia share swap and the architects of the violation of the Competition Act.

The iconic photo of the “Happy Family” of the MAS-AirAsia share swap and  architects of the violation of the Competition Act. From 2nd left; Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar, Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, the Khazanah Whiz Kid Mohamad Rashdan Yusuf aka Danny & Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak of CIMB

Updates @ 6:50 pm on 11-9-2013:  “The avenging goddesses eventually caught up with anyone who had outraged all decency by killing their father, marrying their mother or serving red wine with fish.” By Jonathan Guthrie of Financial Times, UK

Updates @ 6:10 pm on 10-9-2013: “Deloitte has been fined a record £14m for failing to manage conflicts of interest during its role as an adviser to collapsed British carmaker MG RoverOn Monday the Financial Reporting Council, which brought the case against Deloitte, said the outcome of an independent tribunal was a “strong vindication” for its six-year-long probe into Deloitte’s work for companies involved with the carmaker in the lead-up to MG Rover’s collapse.”

Deloitte was fined 14,000 Pound Sterling

The international accounting firm Deloitte was fined 14 million Pound Sterling by UK authority. Will we ever see our authorities taking the same actions here?

In the case of the MAS-AirAsia share swap, there were two advisors namely Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak and Bain & Co but it is unclear about their scope of appointment.  For full report of the fine imposed against Deloitte, please read HERE & HERE,.


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Now Everyone Can Buy AA X share including Maybank!

On 24-7-2013 Maybank bought another RM6.863 million worth of AirAsia X shares to stabilize the share price.

NST Business reported 25-7-2013 that Maybank Investment Bank Bhd has purchased 5.49 million shares in AirAsia X Bhd yesterday to stabilise the stock’s price. The company told Bursa Malaysia yesterday Maybank IB had purchased the shares at RM1.25 each HERE. (more…)

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9-7-2013 MAS reinstate the Dubai route

9-7-2013 MAS announced the reinstatement of the Dubai route.

On 9-7-2013 En Ahmad Jauhari Yahya (AJ), the CEO of MAS, has made an announcement that beside the additional route to Darwin,  MAS will be reinstating the Dubai route on 1-9-2013, in HERE(more…)

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B K Sidhu is the de facto spokewoman for AirAsia & AirAsia X

B K Sidhu seems to be the de facto spokewoman for AirAsia & AirAsia X. She has been known to have written only positive articles on AirAsia and AirAsia X Bhd

The directors/shareholders of AirAsia X Bhd, which is part of the group of AirAsia Bhd, namely Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, Datuk Kalimulah Hassan, Mr Lim Kian Onn, Tuan Omar Ong  and others must be jumping for joy after reading the advertisement campaign article above by Ms B K Sidhu of the Star.  (more…)

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The happy "family". Left to right: Datuk Nasir Razak, the CEO of CIMB, Datuk Kamarudin Meranun of AA X, Tan Sri Rafidah chairman of AAX, En Azran Rani of AAX and Tan Sri Tony Fernandez of AAX

The “happy family” laughing all the way to the … . From left: Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, the CEO of CIMB Bank, Datuk Kamarudin Meranun of AA X, Tan Sri Rafidah chairman of AAX, En Azran Osman-Rani of AAX and Tan Sri Tony Fernandes of AAX

At long last AirAsia X Bhd will finally be listed in Bursa Kuala Lumpur very soon. On 10-6-2013 AirAsia X Bhd has made an official announcement of its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of up to 790,123,500 ordinary shares of RM0.15 in the main Board of Bursa Kuala Lumpur (BSKL).  The retail price of the IPO is RM1.45, which is almost 10 times above its par value. Based on its retail price it would appear that AirAsia X Bhd is a rock solid company with big “dreams” otherwise its IPO price would not have been fixed at RM1.45! (more…)

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