New Myanmar Subsidiary For Yoma

BRIEF: Yoma Strategic has formed a new Myanmar b– Pun Hlaing Lodge Hotel Management – to build a five-star hotel on the Pun Hlaing Estate. The new entity has US$75,000 in paid-up capital, consisting of 75,000 shares held entirely by Yoma Strategic, with approval from the Myanmar Investment Commission. Pun Hlaing Estate is a 652-acre luxury development that includes a […]

Yoma Strategic mulls mergers for new tourism firm with an eye on the SGX

Yoma Strategic Holdings is restructuring its tourism assets and plans to create a new Myanmar tourism-focused firm that will merge with other players in the sector and potentially list on the Singapore exchange, Yoma’s chief executive told The Myanmar Times. The company announced on September 2 that it had bought the remaining 25 percent it did […]

Burger King GM talks Myanmar expansion plans

Biting into a Burger King in Myanmar for now requires a passport, with the country’s only restaurant located past customs at Yangon International Airport. But franchise operator Minor Food Group is hoping local appetite will merit many more outlets. Thai firm Minor Food Group (MFG) opened Myanmar’s first Burger King in Terminal 1 on July 1 – […]

Golden Glory plans IPO to fund Myanmar projects

YANGON • Golden Glory Group, a developer of Myanmar real estate, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in Singapore this year as the opening of the market spurs property demand in South-east Asia’s fastest-growing economy. The Singapore-based company is targeting an US$80 million to US$100 million (S$110 million to S$138 million) initial share sale, […]

Myanmar’s Mr Clean says he takes ‘red tape road’ to profit

Scaffolding around the 139-year old Burma Railway Headquarters, a red-brick colonial relic at the center of a half billion dollar property development in central Yangon, hasn’t seen much action since the project was announced four years ago. Serge Pun, the 63-year-old project developer and one of Myanmar’s richest men, says his Landmark development – which […]

Yoma Strategic to invest $100m in Dulwich College Yangon

A new international school set to open in Yangon could receive up to US$100 million in financing from Yoma Strategic, an official from Dulwich College International said yesterday. The school will operate across two linked campuses, taking over Pun Hlaing International School in Hlaing Tharyar township – which Dulwich College International already runs – and […]

Yoma Strategic appointed as Volkswagen importer & distributor for Myanmar

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yoma German Motors Limited, signed an importer agreement with Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (AG) on 29 February. Under the Agreement, Yoma German Motors Limited will serve as the official importer and distributor of a range of passenger cars and SUVs manufactured by Volkswagen AG, within Myanmar. The […]

Asia World opens new Yangon airport terminal

Asia World Group has opened the first phase of a new airport terminal in Yangon that will be capable of handing up to 20 million passengers a year when complete, with US fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken the first international restaurant confirmed to open in the new space. Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (YACL), an Asia […]

Yoma Strategic says looking for growth outside Yangon

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd , a Myanmar-focused real estate developer, expects to grow its business outside Yangon, its chief executive said, seeking to take advantage of growing wealth outside the country’s biggest city. Yoma, chaired by tycoon Serge Pun, has been expanding beyond real estate by partnering with international companies trying to enter the Myanmar […]

Yoma opens KOSPA – a new US$5 mil multi-temperature storage facility in Yangon

Yoma Strategic Holdings has opened a newly-built US$5 million ($7 million) multi-temperature storage facility in Yangon through Kospa, a 50-50 joint venture company with Kokubu Corp. Established in 1712, Kokubu Corp. is one of the largest companies in Japan engaging in the food distribution business with over US$15 billion of sales annually. The storage facility […]