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Retail REITs, retail and transport stocks poised to benefit from circuit breaker exit: DBS

SINGAPORE (June 1): As Singapore begins to ease the circuit breaker (CB) measures starting with Phase 1 on June 2, several stocks and real estate investment trusts (REITs) could emerge as beneficia

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Diversified tenant base, supportive sponsor to help ESR-REIT tide over market sell-off

SINGAPORE (Mar 19): ESR REIT has been a victim of the global REIT sell-off, with its share price plunging some 56% since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak on Jan 24. 

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Brokers’ Digest

UMS Holdings

Price targets:

$1.13 BUY (Maybank Kim Eng Research)

$1.08 BUY (DBS Group Research)

79 cents HOLD (CGS-CIMB Research)

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ESR REIT kept at 'buy' as industrial sector shows signs of bottoming out

SINGAPORE (Jan 7): RHB Group Research is bullish on ESR REIT, as Singapore’s industrial sector shows signs of bottoming out.


US ban on Huawei unnerves markets; more REIT listings in the pipeline?

SINGAPORE (May 27): The US’ decision to include Huawei Technologies on its US Entity List has added fuel to the trade tensions between itself and China. 

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AREIT, EREIT kept at 'add' by CGS-CIMB despite Hyflux link

SINGAPORE (Mar 7): CGS-CIMB Securities is maintaining Ascendas REIT (AREIT) and ESR REIT (EREIT) at “add” despite Hyflux’s debt-restructuring woes.


Hyflux restructuring plans rocked by PUB notice to Tuaspring; ESR-REIT files proofs of claims

SINGAPORE (Mar 6): Hyflux, the water treatment firm which is undergoing debt restructuring, has received a notice from Singapore’s Public Utilities Board “asserting certain default

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More acquisition & redevelopment opportunities for ESR-REIT this year

SINGAPORE (Jan 18): CIMB Research is maintaining its “add” call on ESR-REIT while raising its target price on the trust to 64 cents from 63 cents previously on lower cost of equity

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ESR-REIT to trade sideways until arrival of next growth stage: CIMB

SINGAPORE (Oct 19): CIMB Research is maintaining its “hold” call on ESR-REIT while raising its target price estimate of 57 cents from 56 cents previously on the belief that the REIT’s financial per


ESR-REIT sponsor partners Invesco to manage RMB2 bil China portfolio

SINGAPORE (Sept 8): ESR, the sponsor of ESR-REIT which was formerly known as Cambridge Industrial Trust, has formed a joint venture (JV) partnership with Invesco Real Estate (IRE) to acquire and ma

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