Broker's Calls

DBS upgrades ARA Logos to 'buy' amid abating downside risks, steepening yield curves

SINGAPORE (June 16): DBS Group Research has upgraded ARA Logos Logistics Trust (ALLT) to a “buy” from the previous “hold” with a target price of 70 cents, representing a 32% upside for the stock. 

Investing ideas

SPH REIT becomes latest casualty of analyst downgrades as Covid-19 risks persist

SINGAPORE (Apr 2): Despite a fairly strong set of 2QFY2020 results, SPH REIT held back on distributions to unitholders in anticipation of near-term challenges brought about by the Covid-19 outbreak


China Hongxing ditches shoes for gold and copper as it attempts RTO with MMIH

SINGAPORE (Nov 25): Suspended for about eight years, and counting, China Hongxing Sports is a counter that its long-suffering minority shareholders have most likely written off.

Equity raising

Mapletree Logistics Trust launches private placement to raise $250 mil for acquisition of 7 properties

SINGAPORE (Oct 22): The manager of Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) has announced a proposed private placement to raise gross proceeds of around $250.0 million to help fund the trust’s proposed acqu


Mapletree Industrial Trust and Mapletree Investments to acquire US$1.4 bil data centre portfolio in North America

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): Mapletree Industrial Trust (MIT) and Mapletree Investments have formed a joint venture to acquire a US$1.4 billion ($1.9 billion) data centre portfolio in North Ameri

Investing ideas

Frasers Centrepoint Trust poised for re-rating as it enters next phase of growth

SINGAPORE (Sept 3): Units in Frasers Centrepoint Trust (FCT) have already surged more than 26% so far this year.

Investing ideas

ISOTeam poised to ride strategic acquisitions to stay out of the red

SINGAPORE (Aug 30): ISOTeam ended FY19 on a high, as it reversed out of the red on the back of higher revenue.

Singapore’s beloved REITs could see more growth on possible rule change

(Aug 2): Investors in Singapore’s much-loved real estate investment trusts (REITS) may soon have another reason to cheer, as the central bank considers looser debt rules that could spur more acquis


HC Surgical expands GP headcount by acquiring 25% stake in The Ming Clinic operator

SINGAPORE (May 31): HC Surgical Specialists, the Catalist-listed medical services provider, is acquiring a 25% stake in Medistar Services for $480,000 from three general practitioners (GPs), namely


Manulife US REIT acquires Virginia asset for US$122 mil; proposes US$94 mil private placement to fund deal

SINGAPORE (April 29): Manulife US REIT has agreed to acquire a freehold 11-storey Class ‘A’ office asset at the Washington Metropolitan area in Fairfax, Virginia, for a consideration of US$122 mill

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