Acquired Shahputra Education Sdn Bhd (later renamed as Widad Education Sdn Bhd) which holds licenses of Widad University College and Widad College.
Issuance of RM110.0 m 7 year Sukuk Murabahah Program. The Sukuk was rated AA2 by the Rating Agency Malaysia
Yayasan Royal Widad was established as part of the Group's continuos ambition to strenghthen its CSR programme.
Acquisition of the first listed company within the Group as Wardah Communication Sdn Bhd emerged as the largest shareholder in Dataprep Holdings Bhd, an ICT company listed in the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia
Expansion into hospitality business with the establishment of The Roval Widad Residence @ UTMKL
Dataprep was approved as a Bumiputera Public Listed Company
Takeover of Ideal Jacob (Malaysia) Corporation Berhad via a Reverse Takeover Exercise (RTO) which became the second listed entity within the Group.
Dataprep obtained Shariah counter status from from Securities Commission.
Solsis (M) Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Dataprep) obtained Bumiputera status.