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2018

Meinhardt & China Construction Yangtze River ink MOU to collaborate on iconic infrastructure and building projects in Southeast Asia and the Middle East

Meinhardt Singapore Pte Ltd (MSPL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today with China Construction Yangtze River (Malaysia) (CCYRM), a subsidiary of China’s largest investment construction group China State Construction Engineering Corporation, to collaborate on iconic infrastructure and building developments in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

[L-R] China Construction Yangtze River (Malaysia): Ms Cherry Peng Li, Director, Mr Zhou Yong, Managing Director, Meinhardt Group: Mr Omar Shahzad, Group CEO, Dr Shahzad Nasim, Group Executive Chairman

Kuala Lumpur, September 5, 2018 – Global engineering and infrastructure consultancy firm Meinhardt Singapore Pte Ltd (MSPL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today with China Construction Yangtze River (Malaysia) (CCYRM), a subsidiary of China’s largest investment construction group China State Construction Engineering Corporation, to collaborate on iconic infrastructure and building developments in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Under the MOU, Meinhardt will complement CCYRM with its full suite of integrated planning, design, project management as well as commercial advisory expertise through Meinhardt’s commercial advisory and investment arm, MGI Capital, for infrastructure and building developments internationally.

Omar Shahzad, Meinhardt Group CEO said: “Urban and infrastructure projects in the world are getting more and more complex, large and sometimes transverse different countries. Strategic partnerships essential to penetrate markets faster, provide innovative solutions and help our clients save time and money. China Construction Yangtze River (Malaysia) (CCYRM), a subsidiary of China’s largest investment construction group China State Construction Engineering Corporation, will be an invaluable partner with Meinhardt especially for projects in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, where Meinhardt has many years of experience working in these markets. With our deep local market knowledge in these countries, coupled with our innovative suite of engineering and commercial advisory services, we are confident we will be a good partner for CCYRM.”

Zhou Yong, Managing Director of CCYRM said: “We are excited about this collaboration as Meinhardt’s deep technical expertise will supplement CCYRM with our business development activities through market insights, investment opportunities as well as innovative engineering support. This partnership will provide valuable access and opportunities for both organisations to connect, partner and co-create solutions, thereby bolstering a strong ecosystem to jointly expand into the regions.”

Held at Meinhardt Kuala Lumpur, the signatories to the MOU were Mr Zhou Yong, Managing Director of China Construction Yangtze River (Malaysia) and Mr Omar Shahzad, Group CEO of Meinhardt Group.