About Us  Timeline

Since the commencement of business, our Group has achieved the following key achievements and milestones.

  • 1946

    Incorporated as a public limited company under the name The Kuala Sidim Rubber Company, Limited
  • 1960s

    Began converting our rubber crops into oil palm
  • 1966

    Changed our name to The Kuala Sidim Rubber Company Berhad
  • 1969

    BBEA became our substantial shareholder and assumed the role of managing agent for our plantation estates
  • 1973

    Listed on both Bursa Securities (formerly known as Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange) and the Singapore Stock Exchange
  • 1973

    Established HRU, a joint venture agricultural research unit between Highlands & Lowlands Berhad, SCB and us
  • 1970s - 80s

    Began acquiring landbank, as well as oil palm plantation estates, in Sabah
  • 1983

    BHB acquired all minority interest in BBEA, and renamed it BEA, and all our shares held by BEA were transferred to BHB
  • 1986

    Co-founded AA Resources, an agricultural research and advisory services unit, in a joint-venture partnership with Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad
  • 1987

    Disposed of our entire interest in HRU
  • 1990

    Delisted from the Singapore Stock Exchange
  • 1993

    Became the principal listed vehicle for the BHB Group's plantation interests following rationalisation exercise with BHB, SCB and Malakoff Berhad
  • 1994

    Expanded our directly-owned plantation landbank and consolidated our plantation interests with acquisition of Malakoff Berhad's estates
  • 1994

    Began expanding our oil palm business into Sarawak
  • 1994

    Changed our name to Kuala Sidim Berhad
  • 2003

    Delisted from Bursa Securities following a takeover offer by BHB
  • 2004

    Changed our name to BPB
  • 2007

    BREIT listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities
  • 2013

    Acquired BEA from BHB
  • 2013

    Privatisation of BREIT to merge and streamline all of BHB Group's plantation assets under our Group
  • 2013

    Acquired G&G Estate
  • 2014

    Listing of Boustead Plantations Berhad on Bursa Malaysia
  • 2021

    Boustead Plantations launch their new webiste