Cogent Holdings


Cosco books $99 million impairment for FY2022

Cosco says it will look for opportunities to expand its logistical networks through strategic acquisitions and investments.


Cosco Shipping's offer for all shares of Cogent turns unconditional

SINGAPORE (Jan 2): The offer by Cosco Shipping International (Singapore) Co. to acquire all the issued ordinary shares of Cogent Holdings has turned unconditional.

SGX hikes derivatives member fees, Cogent offer gets nod from IFA

SINGAPORE (Dec 18): The Singapore Exchange is set to hike annual membership fees for derivatives trading from Jan 2. This marks the first revision to member fees in 15 years. Fees could go up by more than tenfold, according to a report in The Business Tim

Cogent’s earnings fall but PhillipCapital still positive

SINGAPORE (Dec 4): Logistics player Cogent Holdings reported a 4% y-o-y rise in revenue to $35.3 million for 3QFY2017 ended September, but earnings fell 6% to $7.4 million. The group saw better volumes in the container depot management and transport manag

Broker's Calls

Cogent's 3Q results reinforce Phillip's call to reject Cosco's offer

SINGAPORE (Nov 28): Phillip Capital is sticking to its guns, advising Cogent shareholders to  reject the $1.02 cash offer from Cosco Shipping International.

In print this week

What is fuelling the rise in M&A activities lately?

SINGAPORE (Nov 10): At least one new deal has been announced every day over the last week, with the largest being COSCO Shipping International (Singapore)’s $488 million offer for logistics services provider Cogent Holdings on Nov 3.

DBS shrugs off poor results, Venture pushes higher, and Cogent gets an offer

(Nov 13): It has been an interesting week of results for our Singapore Market Portfolio, with two of our larger-cap holdings hitting new highs after reporting their 3QFY2017 numbers. Meanwhile, another one of our holdings benefited from an offer.

Broker's Calls

Phillip says Cosco's offer for Cogent 'uncompelling'

SINGAPORE (Nov 6): Phillip Capital advises shareholders to reject the offer by Cosco Shipping International to take over Cogent and delist the logistics player.


Cogent gets $1.02 per share cash offer from Cosco Shipping

SINGAPORE (Nov 3): Cosco Shipping International has made a voluntary conditional cash offer to acquire all the issued ordinary shares of Cogent Holdings for $488.07 million.

Optimism over Cogent’s new bet on student housing

(Sept 18): This past week, one of our Portfolio companies had attracted some attention over a new business venture. On Sept 7, logistics services company Cogent Holdings announced that it has been awarded a three-year lease tender by the Singapore Land Au