Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd. operates as a diversified business group, which focuses principally on Asia. It offers services to businesses that are composed of cash-generating activities and long-term property assets. The company operates through eight segments: Jardine Pacific; Jardine Motors; Jardine Lloyd Thompson; Hong Kong Land; Dairy Farm; Madarin Oriental; Jardine Cycle & Carriage; and Astra International. The Jardine Motors segment engages in the sales and service of motor vehicles and related activities. The Jardine Lloyd Thompson segment operates through three key business groups: Risk & Insurance, Employee Benefits and Thistle Insurance Services. The Hong Kong Land segment engages in the property investment, management, and development. This segment also owns and manages commercial space at the Central Business District and develops residential properties throughout the region, primarily in China. The Dairy Farm segment is a Pan-Asian retailer, which operates supermarkets, hypermarkets, health and beauty stores, convenience stores, home furnishings stores, and restaurants. The Madarin Oriental segment engages in the hotel investment and management business that operates deluxe hotels, as well as residences in sought-after city and resort destinations worldwide. Jardine Matheson Holdings was founded on April 9, 1984 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.