SGX launches consultation on SPACs, with proposals to minimise dilution and better align interest

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) has launched a consultation on Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), with proposals to address some of the risks posed by the listing structure.

Family offices may drive SPAC growth in Singapore

THE rising number of family offices in Singapore may well drive issuances of special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in Singapore.

SGX needs to take a long hard look at SPACs

IT is easy to see why the markets are so enamoured of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).

Adopt US SPAC rules - but with tweaks for Singapore, say observers

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) should model its regime for special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) after what is being done in the United States, perhaps with small adjustments to improve it,...

Singapore market unlikely to mirror GameStop frenzy: market watchers

FOLLOWING the epic short squeeze in GameStop, retail investors elsewhere have set their sights on heavily shorted stocks outside of Wall Street. But given the small local market and low short...

ThaiBev eyes listing of brewery unit on SGX, potentially biggest IPO in years

BEER and liquor giant Thai Beverage Public Co (ThaiBev)'s brewery unit is heading for a listing on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), Bloomberg reported.

Wilmar and Yangzijiang continue buybacks

FOR the first four sessions of 2021, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 2.2 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging 1.7 per cent gains.

Analysts positive on IPO market after resilient results in 2020

EVEN in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2020 continued to hold their own in the Singapore market. As such, market watchers The Business Times spoke to expect...

G.H.Y Culture & Media prices IPO shares at S$0.66 apiece

THE pandemic has upended the entertainment industry, disrupting the film, TV and concert productions that are the core business segments of G.H.Y Culture & Media.

DBS to launch crypto trading platform for members next week

EAGER to capitalise on the growing appetite for digital assets, South-east Asia's largest lender announced that it will launch a crypto trading platform as early as next week.

DBS launches digital exchange; crypto trading to start in a week

DBS on Thursday announced that it will set up a digital exchange, which includes a cryptocurrency trading platform that will launch from next week.