TABLE: Strategy 3: Sticking with the Core Business
COMPANY COUNTRY STRATEGY REVENUE
SUN HONG KONG This property company is doing $2.56 BILLION
HUNG KAI what it does best: real estate up 12%
and infrastructure. Managed by
the three Kwok brothers, each
boasting Western degrees.
BUKAKA INDONESIA Run by a team of skilled Indo- $74.2 MILLION
nesian engineers, this infra- up 10%
structure company is winning
major bids in Japan, Hong Kong,
and throughout the region.
FORMOSA TAIWAN Although the company has entered $9.1 BILLION
PLASTICS the integrated-circuit industry, up 35%
it keeps a sharp emphasis on
remaining the country's pacesetter
RENONG MALAYSIA This group of eight listed $1.3 BILLION
BERHAD companies is now selling off up 19%
assets to focus on infrastructure.
Its leading executives want the
company to specialize rather than
be a hodgepodge of investments.
INDOFOOD INDONESIA This Jakarta-based food company $6.0 BILLION
made it big at home with its near up 18.9%
monopoly in flour milling. Now,
it's exporting its noodles to
China, Chile, and Poland with the
goal of being a global player.