DEBT RESTRUCTURING/INSOLVENCY

Hyflux rescue deal held up by differences within board: Utico

Amid conflicting accounts of the status of Hyflux's restructuring agreement, white knight Utico yesterday blamed alleged differences within the Hyflux board for the holdup in the signing of the...

Hyflux says no definitive rescue deal reached with Utico

Hyflux said it is in "highly advanced discussions" with Utico and will continue to engage with each other.

Epicentre resists creditor's application for judicial management, claims has no knowledge of certain debts

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed Epicentre has filed an affidavit to resist creditor Goh Chee Hong's application for the company to be placed under judicial management and appoint interim judicial...

Hyflux unit restructures $121.3m loan for desalination plant in China

SINGAPORE - Hyflux said its wholly-owned unit Tianjin Dagang Newspring Co Ltd (TDN) has successfully restructured a 617 million yuan (S$121.3 million) Bank of China loan.

Deadline for Hyflux-Utico deal extended

United Arab Emirates utility Utico FZC has extended a deadline for entering into a binding agreement with debt-ridden water treatment firm Hyflux to June 27, according to a Singapore Exchange...

Hyflux says Utico's offer to small investors 'exploratory in nature'

Ahead of today's High Court hearing on whether Hyflux will get a further reprieve from creditors, the beleaguered firm clarified yesterday that there is no binding agreement with potential...

Utico offers 'part cash redemption' to Hyflux junior creditors

United Arab Emirates utility Utico is dangling an offer of reprieve to the beleaguered 34,000 retail perpetual securities and preference (PNP) shareholders now trying to recover around $900...

PUB to replace membranes at Tuaspring for reliability

Having officially taken over the Tuaspring desalination plant last Saturday, national water agency PUB will start the process of replacing its poorly performing membranes to ensure that it...

Hyflux announces third potential investor, with non-binding offer for its overseas assets

The investor, whose identity was not revealed, also expressed interest in the operation and maintenance of those assets, in the hope of growing its own portfolio of desalination plants.

Hyflux set to lose control of Tuaspring integrated plant

Hyflux is set to lose Tuaspring Integrated Water and Power Plant (IWPP), which was once its largest asset but has now been flagged by some analysts as a millstone around the neck of the embattled...

Hyflux has cash to last 2-3 months, says founder Olivia Lum

The troubled water treatment firm is in a race against time to nail down new investors to keep operations going and avoid liquidation.