As Southeast Asia’ third largest economy, Malaysia is a newly industrialized market economy which not only has one of the region’s best economic track records, but boasts all the right ingredients needed to emerge as a fully developed country by the end of this decade.


In an effort to reduce exposure from a dependency on exported goods, particularly in respect to commodity price fluctuations, Malaysia is aggressively pursuing a transition into a more robust, multi-sectored economy.  Recent

successes are reflected by their UNCTAD rank as top host country for FDI in 2011-2012 and by healthy growth in the oil and gas, tourism and Islamic banking industries.  Private equity firms are taking note with the number of investment deals on the rise. While this private equity landscape is still in nascent stages, investors are clearly drawn to certain attributes such as a transparent regulatory environment, low barriers to entry and tamed inflation rates.

To read the full story click on the link:  Reciprocus Flash Edition 4 April 2013 – Malaysia

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