M&A

AusGroup to buy housing village & facilities on Australia's Melville Island for $11.4 mil

SINGAPORE (Feb 19): AusGroup, the construction and marine services provider, is acquiring an accommodation village plus facilities worth A$11.8 million ($11.4 million).

Update

Procurri falls 9.7% to 28 cents as New State also withdraws acquisition offer

SINGAPORE (Feb 19): Shares of Procurri Corporation fell on Tuesday morning after it announced that potential investor New State Capital Partners had withdrawn its acquisition offer

Contracts

Boustead Projects unit awarded $70 mil contract for high-tech manufacturing facility

SINGAPORE (Feb 19): Boustead Projects, the specialist in real estate solutions, says its wholly-owned design-and-build subsidiary, Boustead Projects E&C, has won a contract worth over $70 million.

Broker's Calls

Healthcare and property stocks are Budget 2019 winners

SINGAPORE (Feb 19): The recent Budget 2019 has little to no impact on the Straits Times Index (STI) component stocks, apart from ST Engineering which has a low index weight, according to DBS in a Tuesday report.

M&A

Natural Cool makes foray into F&B industry with million-dollar acquisition

SINGAPORE (Feb 19): Natural Cool Holdings, the air-conditioning and switchgear specialist, is venturing into the food and beverage (F&B) industry by acquiring the business and assets of Yummy YM and SFB Global for $0.98 million.

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AusGroup to buy housing village & facilities on Australia's Melville Island for $11.4 mil
SINGAPORE (Feb 19): AusGroup, the construction and marine services provider, is acquiring an...
Defensive utility stocks could ride infrastructure boom
SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Utility companies, which are usually deemed to be boring defensive stocks,...
Space tech start-up Transcelestial lasers in on high-speed connectivity
SINGAPORE (Feb 18): A few months ago, inside a second-storey shophouse in Chinatown, Rohit Jha and...
Procurri falls 9.7% to 28 cents as New State also withdraws acquisition offer
SINGAPORE (Feb 19): Shares of Procurri Corporation fell on Tuesday morning after it announced that...

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A fool's errand
SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Should we panic over a Treasury yield curve inversion? Investors worked themselves into a tizzy in early December last year, sending stock prices tumbling around the world. That was when the Treasury yield spread fell sharply (...
Quantitative tightening fears overplayed?
SINGAPORE (Feb 4): Global stock markets have steadied in the first few weeks of trading in 2019, though many investors remain wary that the rebound may not last. The list of worries has been very well narrated and should be very familiar to all by...
There are 'real' (non-rent-seeking) corporate heroes
SINGAPORE (Jan 28): Pretenders to the throne, please be seated. Last week, I wrote about some of our public- and private-sector successes in embracing technology and delivering quality services efficiently and effectively. This proves that...
Let’s not sell ourselves short
SINGAPORE (Jan 21): Why do I say this? There has been much talk and discussion about how New Malaysia should move forward from hereon. We know that government finances are stretched and, therefore, can no longer prop up the economy with huge...
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