The year's most resilient REITs

SINGAPORE (May 22):The best performer is Keppel DC REIT, up 16% year-to-date, followed by Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) and Ascendas REIT.

Broker's Calls

Keppel DC REIT likely to see higher DPU ahead on acquisition-led growth, says CGS-CIMB

SINGAPORE (Jan 22): Keppel DC REIT (KDCREIT) on Jan 21 reported a 20.4% increase in distributable income to unitholders to $31.5 million for 4QFY2019 ended December 2019, bringing full-year distrib


REITs have had a good run, yield compression may have come to an end

(Nov 18): Yields on 10-year Singapore Government Securities have been rising, albeit gently from a low base (see Chart 1).

Broker's Calls

Analysts bullish on more acquisitions to boost Keppel DC REIT after 3Q results in line with expectations

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): Analysts believe that Keppel DC REIT could turn to more new acquisition to seek growth, after the data centre trust posted 3Q19 results that were in line with expectations.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Data is the new black gold

SINGAPORE (Sept 23): In a few fiery moments, the drone strikes on Saudi Aramco’s main facility at Abqaiq cut 5% off the global oil supply.


Yield-accretive data centres and offices spur DPU, NAV and AUM growth

SINGAPORE (Sept 23): Since the start of September, four real estate investment trusts and one business trust have announced equity raisings.


Keppel DC REIT acquiring two data centres for $585 mil; launches equity fund raising

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): Keppel DC REIT is acquiring a 99% stake in Keppel DC Singapore 4 and 1-Net North Data Centre for a total consideration of $585.1 million.

Investing ideas

Can Keppel DC REIT deliver the acquisitions needed to keep premium valuations?

SINGAPORE (July 22): Keppel DC REIT, the first pure-play data centre REIT listed in Asia, has seen its shares climb some 28% so far this year on the back of the global boom in data centres.


Keppel DC REIT 2Q DPU rises 6% to 1.93 cents on acquisitions

SINGAPORE (July 16): The manager of Keppel DC REIT has declared a DPU of 1.93 cents for 2Q19.

Broker's Calls

Analysts remain positive as acquisitions, asset enhancements drive Keppel DC REIT

SINGAPORE (Apr 17): Analysts are keeping their bullish stance on Keppel DC REIT (KDCREIT), after the group on Monday announced 1Q19 results that were in line with expectations.

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