Home grown premier jewelry brand Aurora Italia International Berhad was the latest to join the LEAP Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Speaking to the press after the celebration, Managing Director Datin Wira Yvonne Lim announced that the company plans to expand its online stores to drive growth in 2021 and beyond by focusing on diversifying its points of sales.
“The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in e-commerce businesses generating increased sales as people shift their spending habits towards online platforms. We saw an increase in online shopping for products including jewellery products during the movement control order,” she added.
AURORA ITALIA’s range of jewellery comprises 18k yellow gold, white gold and rose gold charms, bracelets, earrings and bangles. Currently the Aurora Italia brand has penetrated seven countries including Malaysia, USA, United Kingdom, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Middle East (Dubai, Iran, Qatar) and Singapore.
The listing ceremony saw Dato Wira Louise Ng with other Company’s Board of Directors hitting the gong to commemorate this milestone.
We are confident we will provide meaningful access, efficiency and convenience for digital banking consumers.” – Dato’ Henry Goh, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, MACROKIOSK Group
MACROKIOSK and Silverlake have joined forces to empower the emerging digital banking industry in the Asia Pacific region. This collaboration brings together the proven robust digital solutions and respective capabilities of MACROKIOSK and Silverlake to support virtual banks in
driving the success of digital banking in emerging economies. The partnership between MACROKIOSK and Silverlake will play a vital role in pioneering connectivity and facilitating virtual banks with their digital offerings.
As Asia’s leading digital technology company, MACROKIOSK’s key focus is in the areas of Communication, Authentication, Engagement and Payment delivered through its in-house developed BOLD. suite of digital solutions which are scalable, secure and highly adaptable.
“MACROKIOSK powers over 40 financial institutions in 14 countries across Asia Pacific. Our BOLD. solutions are future-ready to meet the demands of virtual banks and together with Silverlake, we are confident we will provide meaningful access, efficiency and convenience for digital banking consumers,” says Dato’ Henry Goh, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, MACROKIOSK Group.
The collaboration between MACROKIOSK and Silverlake is poised to create a strong partner ecosystem across technologies in their respective areas of expertise, which enable virtual banks to leverage advanced solutions to stay ahead of competition and expand their foothold in the digital banking landscape.
It was due to financial mismanagement that has brought this company to what it is today but I am confident that we are able to solve all problems and put it back on track.” – Dato’ Dr. Nick Ng Mk, Chairman of Mega Fortris Group
After several failed attempts to revive Khee San Bhd, Founder and Chairman of Mega Fortris (M) Sdn. Bhd. Dato Dr. Nick Ng decided to step in and save this company that was recently classified under PN17 category. Dato Ng has been steadily buying shares from the open market since Decenmber 2019 and currently owns over 17 million shares or almost 15% in Khee San making him the single largest shareholder according to recent Malaysia stock exchange filing.
“Khee San is the first candy company in Malaysia and it has very good products selling in Malaysia and around the world, it is important to preserve a Malaysia brand and these sweets does bring back my childhood memories” says Dato Nick with a smile. He further continued by saying, “It was due to financial mismanagement that has brought this company to what it is today but I am confident that we are able to solve all problems and put it back on track”.
Dato Ng remained tight lip on who will be the other investors joining this shareholders’ rescue exercise but assured the public that there are several big names with very good proposals on the table.