Kota Kinabalu, March 1 - Kim Teck Cheong Consolidated Bhd, one of the largest Consumer Package Goods (CPG) distributors in East Malaysia with 7,087 sales and distribution points covering over 84 districts, yesterday fulfilled all the conditions precedent set forth in the share sale and purchase agreement that was signed with Yung Kong Company Bhd for the acquisition of 100% equity interest in Trans Paint Sdn Bhd which is the sole registered and beneficial owner of a warehousing facility located in Kuching, Sarawak.
The property has a land area measuring approximately 12,140 square metres together with a double storey office annexed with a single storey warehouse and a detached single storey warehouse.
With the acquisition fully completed at a purchase price of RM2,535,482, Trans Paint is now a wholly-owned subsidiary company of KTC.
KTC’s acquisition of Trans Paint, an investment holding company that holds the Property will provide KTC with increased warehousing capacity in Kuching, Sarawak, to cater for its existing businesses and future expansion.
“This purchase is in line with our future plans to acquire a warehouse in Kuching as mentioned in our IPO prospectus. As such, we are on track in strengthening our footprint in Sarawak and serving across the Sarawak region,” commented Mr. Dexter Lau, Executive Director of KTC.