Press Release

Letter to GuocoLeisure Holdings Limited – Appeal on behalf of minority shareholders of GL Limited

The Board of Directors GuocoLeisure Holdings Ltd c/o DBS Strategic Advisory Institutional Banking Group Dear Sirs, RE: Appeal on behalf of minority shareholders of GL Limited Shareholders of GL Limited, have reached out to SIAS, highlighting their concern that the current offer price of...

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Commentary: SIAS reminds Sunningdale shareholders to cast their votes

Minority independent shareholders of plastic component suppliers Sunningdale Precision have until 3pm today to vote on the offer made by the company’s chairman Koh Boon Hwee via a holding company named Sunrise Technology Investment Holding (STIH) to take Sunningdale private. Since...

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Commentary: 5 investment tips for the new year

First published in Straits Times on 14 February 2021 Knowledge and education are the fundamentals that will help investors As we usher in the Year of the Ox, many are hopeful that 2021 will be better than the one that has just...

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Commentary – First Reit’s EGM: What unitholders should know

First published in Business Times on 15 January 2021 ON JAN 19, unit holders of healthcare real estate investment trust First Reit, whose assets are mainly hospitals in Indonesia, will attend an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) at which two resolutions have...

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Commentary: Hyflux • Hoping for deal with some form of recovery for all parties

First published in Straits Times on 11 January 2021 It's been a very long wait for the thousands, in fact, 34,000 preference shares and perpetual securities (P&P), and bond holders of Hyflux to see light at the end of the tunnel....

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Commentary: Board diversity: More needs to be done

First published in Business Times on 6 January 2021 Singapore companies risk being sidelined as they fall behind on gender ratio The United States tech exchange Nasdaq has proposed new listing rules that, if approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),...

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Commentary: Investors should look at how companies are run

First published in Business Times on 22 November 2020 Picking firms with strong governance will reduce risk of loss due to corporate misbehaviour When it comes to choosing stocks, most investors use traditional financial metrics such as earnings, return on equity and...

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Commentary: Sabana-ESR-Reit merger: Minority unitholders should make voices heard

First published in Business Times on 30 November 2020 It is not often that minority shareholders get the chance to determine the outcome of a significant corporate deal, but the proposed merger between Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust...

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Press Statement – Hope for Hyflux P&Ps with improved terms from SGI

As announced by Hyflux on 13 November 2020, SGI issued a non-binding and conditional term-sheet proposing various terms for Hyflux’s creditors.  In SGI’s term-sheet, P&P holders are offered a cash consideration of S$41 million (which represents a 4% recovery) and...

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A strong corporate culture is a valuable asset

First published in Business Times on 13 October 2020 Companies with a robust and ethical culture in place are better equipped to deliver superior performance for their stakeholders and gain the market's confidence. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) last month issued...

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