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Faber Group Berhad

Faber Group Berhad (FGB)’s incorporation as Merlin Hotels Malaysia Berhad on 31st May 1963 marked their first business entrée. FGB then already has two outstanding subsidiaries, i.e., Hotel Merlin Kuala Lumpur Sdn Bhd and Hotel Merlin Cameron Highlands Berhad.

Time soon path a way for FGB to extend from a sole hospitality business into the healthcare and property industries as well. In 1972, Merlin Hotels Malaysia Berhad merged with Faber Union Sdn Bhd to become Faber Merlin Hotels Malaysia Berhad. The turning point finally materialized on 22nd November 1990, when a new name, Faber Group Berhad, was adopted in recognition of its rapid business growth. In October 1996, FGB became a household name in the healthcare industry, this time with their concession agreement for the privatization of Government hospital support services in the northern region and in East Malaysia.

Today, Faber Group Berhad is second to none in the ladder of successful and celebrated business giants in the property, hospitality and healthcare industries through its wholly owned subsidiaries i.e. Faber Hotels Holdings Sdn Bhd, Faber Development Holdings Sdn Bhd and Faber Medi-Serve Sdn Bhd.

Faber Group Corporate Profile

FABER GROUP BERHAD, A MEMBER OF THE UEM GROUP, IS LISTED ON THE MAIN BOARD OF BURSA MALAYSIA SECURITIES BERHAD. FROM A MALAYSIAN HOSPITALITY CONCERN ESTABLISHED 43 YEARS AGO, FABER GROUP BERHAD HAS FOLLOWING ITS SUCESSFUL RESTRUCTURING EXERCISE AND STRATEGIC INITIATIVES, GROWN INTO A KEY PLAYER IN THE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT SECTORS WITH ITS SIGHTS SET ON TAKING THE GROUP TO THE NEXT LEVEL OF GROWTH AS A LEADING INTEGRATED FACILITIES SOLUTION PROVIDER IN REGIONAL MARKETS.

FACILITIES MANANGEMENT HEALTHCARE DIVISION
Creating next generation environments for wellness

Faber Medi-Serve Sdn Bhd (“FMS”), a 70% owned subsidiary of Faber Group Berhad, was awarded a 15-year concession in 1996 by the Ministry of Health to provide integrated healthcare support services comprising Bio-Medical Engineering Maintenance, Cleansing, Clinical Waste Management, Facility Engeneering Maintenance and Linen and Laundry Services to Government hospitals throughout the states of Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak in Peninsular Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak in East Malaysia.

Over the years, FMS has evolved as one of Malaysia’s largest healthcare support services providers. FMS specialises in the provision of quality housekeeping and engineering services to more than 100 Government and private hospitals and over 400 healthcare institutions.

Leveraging on FMS’s experience in the concession sector and proven track record, the Company has expanded its operations to overseas markets. FMS is today realigning its focus to provide integrated solutions to healthcare institutions and non-concession session given its aspiration to be a role model in the healthcare facility management sector within the next 5 years.

FACILITIES MANANGEMENT NON-HEALTHCARE DIVISION
Building value together

Faber Facilties Sdn Bhd (“FFSB”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Faber Group Berhad specialises in the provision of comprehensive, integrated facilities management services for all properties that been developed by the Group for more than 20 years. Howewer as part of the Group’s growth strategy, FFSB was in 2005 restructured to provide Integrated Facilities Management Solutions to property owners in both the public and private sectors.

FFSB is in the business of enhancing the quality of life of both residents and commercial tenants as well as safeguarding the interests of property owners. FFSB’s one-stop solutions include Building Management and Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance, Safety, Health and Secutiry services, car park operations, Financial & Insurance Management and Tenancy Management.

PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
Prime location. Quality finishing

Faber Development Holdings Sdn Bhd (“FDH”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Faber Group Berhad, oversees all aspects of the popular and rapidly growing Taman Desa development in Kuala and many others highly sought-after residential and commercial development in prime locations that are renowned for their quality finishing.

The Group’s 55% owned subsidiary, Rimbunan Melati Sdn Bhd (“RMSB”) successfully completed a Federal Government project, the Federal Reserve Unit (“FRU”) Complex in Cheras. RMSB is also currently undertaking a 100.8-acre mixed residential and commercial development in Kepong, Kuala Lumpur.

With more development projects in the pipeline, property development will continue to remain an integral part of the Group’s core activities given FDH’s focus to move to the forefront of the growing property development industry.

HOTEL DIVISION
Ensuring a memorable guest exprience

Post debt restructuring, Faber Group still has a 70% interest in its remaining hotel, Sheraton Hanoi Hotel in Vietnam. The 5-star hotel situated along the picturesque shores of Hanoi’s largest lake has 299 luxury rooms, all of which offer a spetacular view of the West Lake.

Corporate Mission

Increase shareholders value.
Provide Integrated support services systems that play a leading role in raising
the standard of healthcare infrastructure.
Excel and committed in providing quality products and services by meeting
customers need.
~ Significant expansion on Integrated Facilities Management businesses.
Corporate Values
~ Professionalism.
~ Service excellence and customer satisfaction.
Customer focused.
Corporate Vision
~ To be a leading regional player in Integrated Facilities Solutions.