Born to an ethnic Chinese family, founder Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi got his start making alcohol. The group acquired supermarket operator Big C Supercenter in February as it bolsters retail operations.
Major listed companies
Market capitalization (in million dollars)
Fraser & Neave
Oishi Group Public
Big C Supercenter (Thailand)
As of Nov. 25
Source: QUICK-FactSet, Nikkei Asian Review