Brief Description of the Business Conducted by the Two Companies Selected:

Parkson Holdings Berhad (Parkson) was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1965 on 26 August 1982 as a private limited liability company under the name of Amalgamated Cement Mills Sdn Bhd. On 27 August 1988, it changed its name to Amalgamated Containers Sdn Bhd. It was converted to a public company on 17 August 1992 and assumed its present name on 19 September 2007.

Parkson was listed on the main market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad on 28 October 1993. Parkson has become an integrated shopping plaza with a set of international products, fashion, entertainment, and food stores. Combining with the characteristics of commercial district, its creative, innovative, fashionable, over-the-top psychological service management concept meets people’s all-round life need. Parkson provides a complete service of consumption.

The business scope includes: personal care, office stationery, household appliances, communications, home daily, building materials, maternal and infants’ items, bijouterie, recreation and sports, fashion accessories, sporting goods, clothing shoes and hats, food and beverage, and other kinds of services. Shell was founded in February 1907 as “The Royal Dutch Shell Group”. Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. The company’s aim is to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future.

Shell’s differentiated fuels have been launched in more than 40 countries. Some of the products include Shell V-Power, Shell V-Power Racing, Shell V-Power Diesel and Shell Diesel Extra. The benefit of each product and its availability differs by country. Shell has long been one of the leading suppliers of outstanding products and services to a range of different industries. They provide customers with the full range of oils, greases and additional services to help support in customers’ business like vehicles, equipments, mining, construction and so on.