Funds raised from Singapore IPOs halve in H1 2020: Deloitte

FUNDS raised from initial public offerings (IPOs) in Singapore fell 53.2 per cent to S$725 million in the first half of 2020, from S$1.55 billion a year ago, according to data from Deloitte on...

Chip-maker SMIC aims to raise 46.29b yuan via Shanghai listing

CHINA'S Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) will raise 46.29 billion yuan (S$9.1 billion) in a Shanghai share sale, more than double its initial target, pricing its offering...

Covid-19 exposes SGX's lack of biopharmaceutical issuers

SINGAPORE-BASED biotech Cennerv Pharmaceuticals tried twice to list on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) but was forced to withdraw its initial public offer (IPO) due to weak demand.

Southern Alliance Mining to debut on Catalist board

MALAYSIA-BASED iron ore producer Southern Alliance Mining (SAM) is set to debut as a Catalist-listed counter on the Singapore bourse at 9am on Friday.

Southern Alliance Mining seeks listing on SGX, expects to benefit from Asean infrastructure spending

MALAYSIA-BASED iron ore producer Southern Alliance Mining (SAM) is looking to list on the Singapore bourse and is expecting to benefit from increased infrastructure spending in South-east Asia....

Southern Alliance Mining to raise funds in Catalist listing

MALAYSIA-BASED iron ore producer Southern Alliance Mining (SAM), lodged its final prospectus on Tuesday, offering 76 million placement shares at S$0.25 each for placement in its initial public...

Most issuers plan to postpone IPOs to 2021

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) says that there is still a "healthy" pipeline of issuers planning to list on the local bourse - coming from sectors such as technology, healthcare and certain consumer...

ThaiBev refutes media reports on plans to sell Vietnam businesses

THAI Beverage Public Co (ThaiBev) is disputing news reports that it is seeking a buyer for its businesses in Vietnam, the mainboard-listed company said in a Friday bourse filing after the market...

Another potential Hyflux investor emerges; Utico says will consider 'soft landing'

HYFLUX has received a letter from Longview International Holdings expressing its interest in investing in the troubled water treatment firm with a joint venture (JV) partner.

It's not end of the road for taxi business: Trans-cab boss

HIS first mode of transportation was the humble bicycle, which he upgraded to a motorbike when he started working.

Bankers in Asia brace for a virus-related deal drought

[HONG KONG] Bankers in Asia are bracing for a deal drought as efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus epidemic have put key meetings and roadshows on hold.