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Singapore IPOs Tikams for 2018

2018 is a year to be forgotten for IPOs on the Singapore Exchange. SGX “failed” to attract any significant listings and most of the listings are currently underwater as shown by the table below. (Source: Shareinvestor.com) Mr. IPO has been reporting his IPO tikams (performances) since 2012. You can search for the prior posts here.  How did he perform in 2018? Contrary to even...

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7 Things You Need To Know About Techbond Group’s IPO

On 13 November 2018, Techbond Group Bhd (Techbond) has officially released its IPO document and has opened application for its IPO shares at a price of RM 0.66 a share. Applications will be closed at 5.00 p.m. on 23 November 2018 and its shares are scheduled for listing on Bursa Malaysia on 5 December 2018. Question here is: Should You … Read more >> The post 7 Things You Need To Know About Techbond Group’s IPO appeared first on...

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7 Things You Need To Know About Techbond Group’s IPO

On 13 November 2018, Techbond Group Bhd (Techbond) has officially released its IPO document and has opened application for its IPO shares at a price of RM 0.66 a share. Applications will be closed at 5.00 p.m. on 23 November 2018 and its shares are scheduled for listing on Bursa Malaysia on 5 December 2018. Question here is: Should You Apply for this IPO? Before you do, I have downloaded its IPO document and have taken my time to study it. You can also check the IPO prospectus here. That said, I have summarized 7 things you need to know...

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MeGroup IPO: Here’s 6 Quick Things You Need To Know

MeGroup is a Malaysian-based car dealership and automotive parts maker. Their presence spans across the Malaysian automotive industry value chain as they are involved manufacturing and assembling, as well as sales and after-sales processes. The company prides itself as having a large exposure in the manufacturing and assembling processes in the Malaysian automotive industry. This provides them with a deeper understanding of the supply trends in the Malaysian automotive industry and hence giving them a competitive advantage in shaping their dealership business’s strategies. Since the implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) in Malaysia, car prices were to...

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Why Do Companies IPO?

This post came from a request from Gerard who recently joined our chatgroup. I thought it was quite an interesting question and a Google search didn’t really address the core of it so I thought I could a better job! Hehe! Btw, if you are interesting to join the chatgroup, do whatsapp to +65 8119 6429! Please take a moment to read about the rules also thanks! For the un-initiated, IPO stands for initial public offering which is the first time a company sells its share to the public so that anyone who has a brokerage account and money...

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Is There Any IPO like Venom?

  If you have not already know, Venom is the latest superhero movie (or more accurately anti-superhero) movie starred by the competent Tom Hardy (as Eddie Brock/Venom). Before its wide release last week, it has received terrible reviews/rating from the so called professional movie critics (including those in the reputable site like Rotten Tomatoes). However, audience from around the world didn’t take heed from those “professionals”, instead, they (include myself) thronged the cinemas and made Venom the top movie in its first week of release (amassed USD80 millions in the US Box Office along, the reported budget of the...

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Vividthree IPO: Here are 5 Key Things You Should Know (Guest Post)

This article, Vividthree IPO: Here are 5 Key Things You Should Know was originally posted here. He is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as SmallCapAsia. Vividthree Holdings can trace its history back to 2006, where they started out as a visual effects studio. Today, they are involved in creating content for the various platform by leveraging on the virtual reality (VR) technology. In addition to that, they also provide Post-production services, mainly in visual effects, computer-generated imagery, and other post-production related work. The company was previously owned by mm2 Asia with a 51% stake. Last...

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Vividthree IPO: Here are 5 Key Things You Should Know

Vividthree Holdings can trace its history back to 2006, where they started out as a visual effects studio. Today, they are involved in creating content for the various platform by leveraging on the virtual reality (VR) technology. In addition to that, they also provide Post-production services, mainly in visual effects, computer-generated imagery, and other post-production related work. The company was previously owned by mm2 Asia with a 51% stake. Last month, Vividthree entered into a restructuring agreement to spin-off from its parent company and to be listed on the Catalist board. You can find the prospectus here. 1. Vividthree...

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Exploring the Viability of Flipping IPO

By The Boy Who Procrastinates – August 08, 2018 Among the various short-term trading strategies, there is one prevalent and yet controversial method that can be traced back to the origin of a stock being listed on the exchange. With new common stock issues closing as high as 200% on the first day of trading, it is of little surprise that many have turned to the flipping of IPO for quick and easy profit. Closer to home, a familiar and respectable figure in Singapore, Mr. IPO has devised the strategy of punting the IPO market and put forward a...

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IPO Analysis: Is the Nikko AM SGD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF worth subscribing?

I’ve not been the biggest fan of corporate bonds because (i) I’m not always convinced about the reasons given by the company for the need to raise money from retail investors (ii) there’s too many horror stories like Hyflux and Aspial and (iii) too many retail investors seem to be drawn to the juicy yield payouts without properly evaluating the underlying financial health of the company. However, the latest Nikko AM SGD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF might just be another decent investment tool (and far more superior than any previous corporate bonds such as the ones named above) for those...

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IPO Analysis: Is the Nikko AM SGD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF worth subscribing?

I’ve not been the biggest fan of corporate bonds because (i) I’m not always convinced about the reasons given by the company for the need to raise money from retail investors (ii) there’s too many horror stories like Hyflux and Aspial and (iii) too many retail investors seem to be drawn to the juicy yield payouts without properly evaluating the underlying financial health of the company.However, the latest Nikko AM SGD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF might just be another decent investment tool (and far more superior than any previous corporate bonds such as the ones named above) for those who...

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5 Things You Need To Know About Xiaomi Corporation IPO

Company Name:  Xiaomi Corporation Exchange: Hong Kong Exchange Market Cap: HK$ 380.4 Billion (USD 48.5 Billion) IPO Price: HK$ 17.00 Xiaomi Corporation made history by being the largest IPO on the Hong Kong Exchange this year. However, the IPO is matched with tons of bad media coverage, resulting in a very pessimistic view of the company. Here are five things you might want to know about Xiaomi Corporation Ltd before you invest. Business According to the company, Xiaomi sees itself as a software company. Source: Xiaomi Corp’s IPO The company started out with selling high-quality smartphones at an affordable...

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Koufu opens above IPO price at $0.65

FOOD court operator Koufu Group on Wednesday made its debut on the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) mainboard at S$0.65, 2 cents or 3.2 per cent up on its initial public offering price of S$0.63 according to ChannelNewsAsia. The wider Straits Times Index also opened higher on Wednesday, up 0.4 per cent at 3,251.28. With a market capitalisation of about S$350 million, Koufu Group Limited’s listing will boost SGX’s consumer cluster to a total of 152 listings with combined market capitalisation of more than S$135 billion. Pang Lim, Koufu’s executive chairman and chief executive officer, said its listing was “a vote of...

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IPO Analysis: Koufu Group Ltd

Singapore food court operator Koufu Group Ltd has filed for a IPO on the SGX Catalist board. Summary of listing details as follows: Offer price: $0.63Total shares offered: 97,008,000Placement shares: 90,675,000Public shares: 6,333,000Closing date for application: 16 July 2018 12pmCommencement of training: 18 July 2018 Full prospectus can be found here. Here’s my thoughts on the salient points of this listing. 1. Company Profile and Business Model Koufu operates 2 key divisions, Outlet and mall management, and F&B retail largely in Singapore, with 1 food court in...

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Koufu IPO: Here’s 5 Quick Things You Need to Know

After dropping out of school at 13 years old, Mr Pang started work as a kitchen helper in the 1960s to share his family’s financial burden. For 5 years he sold fruit at Sungei Road’s famed Thieves Market and later ran a Nasi Lemak stall at a coffee shop. He then progressed from running food stalls to operating and managing coffee shops and the food court business. In 2002, Pang founded Koufu with the aim of preserving the unique Singaporean coffee shop culture. Today, Koufu is one of the most established and largest food courts operators and managers of food...

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