Astra was established in Jakarta in 1957 as a general trading company under the name Astra International Inc. In 1990, the company changed its name to PT. Astra International Tbk, and listed its shares on the Indonesia Stock Exchange with the ticker code ASII.

As of December 2015, Astra had a total of 222.029 employees working in 197 subsidiaries, associated companies, and joint-controlled entities spanning six business segments. There are Automotive, Financial Services, Heavy Equipment and Mining, Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Logistics, and Information Technology.

For over 59 years, Astra has been an increasingly integral part of the Indonesian economy, continuing to grow by leveraging opportunities and maintaining extensive synergies within, as well as outside of the Astra Group businesses.

Over the years Astra has, through integrity and innovation built a strong reputation for operational excellence as well as for quality products and services, helping the company become one of the nation's most familiar and trusted names.

Astra has also been noted for its extensive non-business contributions through several corporate social responsibility programs in the areas of education, enviroment, small and medium enterprises (SME) development, and health. Supported by 9 foundations, such contributions are an important part of Astra's commitment to playing an ever increasing and ongoing role in the efforts to benefit the Indonesian people at large.

Hongkong Land is a listed leading property investment, management and development group.  Founded in 1889, Hongkong Land’s business is built on excellence, integrity and partnership. 

The Group owns and manages more than 850,000 sq. m. of prime office and luxury retail property in key Asian cities, principally in Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing.  Hongkong Land’s properties attract the world’s foremost companies and luxury brands.  

Its Hong Kong Central portfolio represents some 450,000 sq. m. of prime property.  It has a further 165,000 sq. m. of prestigious office space in Singapore mainly held through joint ventures, a luxury retail centre at Wangfujing in Beijing, and a 50% interest in a leading office complex in Central Jakarta.  The Group also has a number of high quality residential, commercial and mixed-use projects under development in cities across Greater China and Southeast Asia.  In Singapore, its subsidiary, MCL Land, is a well-established residential developer.

Hongkong Land Holdings Limited is incorporated in Bermuda and has a standard listing on the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore.  The Group’s assets and investments are managed from Hong Kong by Hongkong Land Limited.  Hongkong Land is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.