Great Eastern Holdings (GEH)

OCBC explains rationale behind offer price of $25.60 for GEH shares - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Offer

OCBC explains rationale behind offer price of $25.60 for GEH shares

OCBC says it will only seek GEH's delisting if the “conditions are acceptable and in the interests of OCBC and its shareholders”.
Interest in insurers picks up as SGX loses Great Eastern - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

M&A

Interest in insurers picks up as SGX loses Great Eastern

Interest in life insurance companies picks up as GEH privatises, Income with potentially new shareholders. What is a fair price?
GEH-OCBC offer update: no requirement to announce level of acceptances - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Finance

GEH-OCBC offer update: no requirement to announce level of acceptances

Under SFA, there is no requirement for OCBC to announce level of acceptances for GEH
‘Not cheap’, ‘no value’ but market excited: OCBC’s GEH bid divides analysts - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

‘Not cheap’, ‘no value’ but market excited: OCBC’s GEH bid divides analysts

“We are unclear of incremental synergies that could accrue by acquiring the 11.56% of GEH that OCBC does not already own.”
AIA targets higher dividends; Prudential aims for 15%-20% CAGR - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

AIA targets higher dividends; Prudential aims for 15%-20% CAGR

Based on 1QFY2024 results for the January-March quarter, AIA Group comes out ahead as investors’ favourite.
Despite hiccups, local banks stay resilient with STI well supported  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Right Timing

Despite hiccups, local banks stay resilient with STI well-supported

Focus on banks and GEH continue to underpin STI; China Leaders ETF to test 2023 high.
With 1% stake in Great Eastern, Malaysia's Sungei Bagan Rubber Co sees shares jump to record high - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

With 1% stake in Great Eastern, Malaysia's Sungei Bagan Rubber Co sees shares jump to record high

The estimated proceeds of RM426.88 million is more than its existing market capitalisation of RM371.46 million.
Great Eastern shares extend gains to trade slightly above OCBC's offer price - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

Great Eastern shares extend gains to trade slightly above OCBC's offer price

The close price — a five-year high — follows OCBC’s $1.4 billion privatisation bid, announced pre-market.
OCBC makes privatisation bid for Great Eastern with $25.60 offer price - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Offer

OCBC makes privatisation bid for Great Eastern with $25.60 offer price

OCBC has announced a $1.4 billion voluntary unconditional general offer for the 11.56% stake in GEH it does not currently own.

Singapore news

DBS remains as Singapore’s most valuable brand, while MBS becomes strongest brand in 2024

This year, DBS's brand value rose by 5% y-o-y to US$11 billion ($14.88 billion), making it Singapore's most valuable brand.
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