merger and acquisition (M&A)


SPH acquires 7 UK student accommodation properties for $806 mil

SINGAPORE (Dec 23): Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) is adding seven purpose-built student accommodation assets (PBSAs) to its portfolio for a price tag of £448 million ($806.4 million), the group re


3 potential S-REIT mergers to watch out for: UOB Kay Hian

SINGAPORE (Dec 9): On the back of a slew of mergers and acquisitions among Singapore’s real estate investment trusts (S-REITs), UOB Kay Hian believes there could well be more consolidation of small


Straits Trading acquires property in Victoria for A$24 mil to expand Australian portfolio

SINGAPORE (Dec 4): The Straits Trading Company is acquiring a mixed-use office and industrial property located in Mulgrave, Victoria in Australia for A$24 million ($22.3 million).


Keppel Land China to invest $24.8 mil in maiden entry into Guangzhou

SINGAPORE (Sept 24): Keppel Land China is set to acquire a 30% stake in Win Up Global (WUG) for a total consideration of HK$141.4 million ($24.8 million).

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OCBC invests RM60 mil in YYC Group

(Aug 8): Singapore-based OCBC, via OCBC Bank (Malaysia) and Lion-OCBC Capital Asia Fund I (LOCAF I), has invested about RM60 million ($19.7 million) in YYC Holdings Sdn Bhd (YYC Group), a homegrown


China to continue driving rapid consumer sector M&A growth this year

SINGAPORE (Jan 30): The global consumer sector is the No.1 candidate for merger and acquisition (M&A) growth this year, according to Baker McKenzie’s latest Global Transactions Forecast.


Corporate wheeling and dealing climbs to a high in 2017

SINGAPORE (Dec 15): Overall merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Singapore has climbed 3.9% to reach US$89.0 billion ($119.8 billion) so far this year, according to Thomson Reuters data.


Singapore among worst countries as proportion of failed acquisitions hits record high in 2016

SINGAPORE (Nov 2): More than 7% of announced merger and acquisition (M&A) deals worldwide in 2016 failed to materialise – marking an eight-year high since the start of the Global Financial Cris

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This lesser-known tech manufacturing stock has a turnaround story to tell

SINGAPORE (Oct 4): NRA Capital is maintaining “overweight” on Jubilee Industries Holdings, the producer of precision plastic injection molds, at a fair value of 7 cents.

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