SINGAPORE (May 28): Timber company Jawala is set for a listing on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange on June 1. Jema Khan, executive director and CEO of Jawala, sees a Singapore listing as a way for the company to gain access to the international market for growth. “We are a small company, but growing fast,” he says. “We feel SGX is a platform to raise funds and move forward at a faster pace than if we remained private. Catalist was the easier option [than Malaysia]. You can take growth companies [to be listed] quite quickly here.”

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