Straits Trading Co


Cromwell Property Group fends off challenge by investor ARA Asset Management

(Nov 28): Cromwell Property Group has narrowly fended off an attempt by Singapore’s ARA Asset Management to get its preferred candidate onto the board, the latest tussle between the Australian real estate manager and its largest shareholder.

John Lim-led consortium mulls ARA Asset Management buyout

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): A consortium led by ARA Asset Management’s founder John Lim is said to be considering a buyout of the company, according to people familiar with the situation.

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Tin brings shine to sunset industry of mining and refining

SINGAPORE (Sept 30): Soaring tin prices have provided a big boost to Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC), a subsidiary of Straits Trading Co and the world’s second-largest supplier of refined tin.