iX Biopharma disposes of Australian lab testing business for $12 mil after 2Q losses

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): iX Biopharma is selling Chemical Analysis, its laboratory testing business in Australia, to Eurofins Australia New Zealand Holding for A$12.5 million ($12 million).  


Singapore M&A deals to cool as global trade concerns continue into 2019: Baker McKenzie

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): Following a strong year of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity – largely thanks to Nesta Investment Holdings’ US$11.6 billion buyout of Global Logistic Properties (GLP) –


Financial M&A deals in Asia Pacific to hit $161 bil in 2018: Baker McKenzie

SINGAPORE (Mar 26): Baker McKenzie is forecasting for Asia Pacific’s financial merger and acquisition (M&A) deals to hit US$122.7 billion ($160.9 billion) this year, coming in only after Europe


Mandarin Oriental continues to review options for The Excelsior despite setback

SINGAPORE (Sept 27): Mandarin Oriental International is continuing its review of its long-term strategic options with the potential sale of its hotel property in Hong Kong, The Excelsior, and its p

Singapore still prefers cash over digital payments

SINGAPORE (Sept 5): In tech-savvy Singapore, where almost everyone has a smartphone, nine out of 10 people still prefer to pay for everyday transactions the old-fashioned way – with cash. 


Digital payments make for better money management: PayPal

SINGAPORE (Aug 29): New research conducted by online payments company PayPal has revealed that while cash remains king for transactions in Singapore, going digital may be the way to get locals to p

Vibrant announces termination of proposed sale of Changi South property to Sabana REIT

SINGAPORE (May 9): The proposed sale and leaseback of a four-storey light industrial building at 47 Changi South Ave 2, which Sabana Shari’ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Saba


CapitaLand Commercial Trust to divest One George Street into 50%-held JV partnership for $84.6 mil

SINGAPORE (May 2): The trustee manager of CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) has entered into an agreement to divest One George Street into a concurrently-formed limited liability partnership – One

Construction firms prove the poorest paymasters in 1Q17

SINGAPORE (April 4): Singapore’s firms turned in a mixed payment performance for the first quarter of 2017, with improvements seen in manufacturing and retail sectors while the construction industr

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