Industry Trend Analysis - Singtel To Deepen Presence In Growth Markets - 29 AUG 2016
Corporate Financing week August 2016 / Singapore / Companies
Singtel has moved to consolidate its holdings in its Indian and Thai subsidiaries by raising its stakes in Bharti Airtel from 32.9% to 36.2% and AIS from 23.3% to 31.8%. While this does not constit...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Singapore Loan Market To Endure Further Headwinds In 2016 - 07 DEC 2015
Corporate Financing week December 2015 / Singapore / Finance
The Singapore banking sector is in dire straits at present. The headwinds in the broader economy combined with the evolving commodity crunch have compounded vulnerable asset quality and seen lendin...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Real Estate Sector Undermining Singapore Lending Activity - 28 SEPT 2015
Corporate Financing week September 2015 / Singapore / Finance
Activity in Singapore's loan market has fallen off a cliff this year and with the housing market serving as a drag upon the industry, we do not expect conditions for local borrowers to improve...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Singapore Loan Market Defying Mounting Headwinds - 03 NOV 2014
Corporate Financing week October 2014 / Singapore / Finance
Despite the market for loan deals in the country currently being sat at record highs, we continue to support our view that that corporate lending in Singapore will soon tail off.
Corporate Financing Analysis - Singapore's Lending Rally Nearing Its Peak - 07 JULY 2014
Corporate Financing week July 2014 / Singapore / Finance
Retail banks in Singapore are well positioned at present and have enjoyed an active start to the year in lending activity. However, BMI believes that the momentum behind the syndicated loan market in the Asian nation will soon come to an end. As a result of a growing combination of headwinds, we expect lending activity in the Asian nation to slow as the year goes on.
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Corporate Financing Analysis - Amtek Engineering's Automotive Focus Will Reap Dividends - 17 MAR 2014
Corporate Financing week March 2014 / Singapore / Finance
Singapore-based Amtek Engineering's recent acquisition of US tool maker Interplex Industries, which is part of its push to grow its auto component manufacturing business, is a step in the right direction. We expect Amtek's earnings to grow as it deploys capital away from some of its low-margin business segments towards its automotive division, which in turn, will be a positive for the firm's...
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Corporate Financing Analysis - SingTel's NBN Consolidation Plan Unlikely - 07 OCT 2013
Corporate Financing week October 2013 / Singapore / Finance
Singapore's National Broadband Network (NBN) faces further delay after seven players banded together to reject a consolidation request that would make SingTel the sole owner of the next generation...
Deal of the Week - How the West Will Be Won (By Temasek) - 22 JULY 2013
Corporate Financing week July 2013 / Singapore / Finance
This week's 'Deal of the Week' is a transaction still a long way away from completion. But it is already one which has started making headlines on the business pages. Despite it still being in the...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Temasek Vehicle Hops Onto LNG Market - 15 APR 2013
Corporate Financing week April 2013 / Singapore / Finance
CFW View: Another Asian country is looking into the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. Singapore's investment corporation Temasek Holdings has incorporated Pavilion Energy, which will be...
Corporate Finance Market Leader - Failing To Believe The Hype Surrounding Singapore IPOs - 25 MAR 2013
Corporate Financing week March 2013 / Singapore / Finance
IPOs remain the Achilles heel of the Singapore stock exchange (SGX). Dealogic data shows that so far this year, equity capital market (ecm) in Singapore stands at a record y-t-d high of US$3.3bn...