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Axiata was founded in 1992 as the mobile and international operations arm of Telekom Malaysia. In 2008, it demerged from Telekom Malaysia and rebranded as Axiata. The company’s subsidiaries provide telecommunication services as well as financial and advertising services. Axiata had 157 million customers across six markets in Asia at the end of 2020.

Ranking position
#28 /150
Total score
48.5 /100
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Ownership structure
36.75% Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Government of Malaysia), 18.77% Permodalan Nasional Berhad (Malaysian government investment fund), 17.17% Employees Provident Fund Board (Malaysian government pension fund) and remainder publicly listed.
Fiscal year
Ends 31 December
Group revenue
US$5,758 million (FY2020)
Group employees
12,600 (FY2020)

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