business restructuring


Accrelist plans makeover, scrubs off electronics manufacturing for laser-like focus on aesthetics

SINGAPORE (Feb 7): Having just turned 52 years old, Terence Tea, executive chairman and managing director of Accrelist, does not look a day over 40.


Olam reorganises, mulls IPO of business units

SINGAPORE (Jan 20): Global food and agri-business Olam International is reorganising its business into two new distinct operating groups focusing on food ingredients and global agri-business.


Hyflux gets offer from new investor to purchase debts of $1.8 bil from creditors, subsidiaries

SINGAPORE (Dec 18): Hyflux, the debt-laden water treatment company that is undergoing restructuring, said it has received an offer to buy its debt.


Q&M extracts value from partial sale of Aidite stake, to drill into growth of core dental business

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): There’s never a good time to sell something that is making money for the company,” says Dr Ng Chin Siau, CEO of Q&M Dental Group.

Corporate moves

Epicentre's Lim buys shares, extends placement deadline

SINGAPORE (May 6): Lim Tiong Hian, executive chairman and largest shareholder of retailer and wellness services provider Epicentre Holdings, has increased his stake in the company for the first tim

Noble Group completes $4.8 billion restructuring to emerge as smaller, unlisted firm

SINGAPORE (Dec 20): Noble Group, the once mighty commodity trader, on Thursday completed its drawn out US$3.5 billion ($4.8 billion) debt restructuring to emerge as a smaller, unlisted Asia-focused


Noble haunted by critics invoking Enron's ghost

SINGAPORE (Sept 10): A response from Iceberg Research to a tweet about Jeff Skilling (pictured, main image) this past week alerted me to the news that the former CEO of Enron Corp had just been rel

Noble Group's shareholders vote in favour of debt restructuring

(Aug 27): Embattled commodity trader Noble Group took a significant step toward getting its US$3.5 billion ($4.8 billion) debt-for-equity restructuring over the line after shareholders voted to bac

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