Brook Crompton

Brook Crompton (AWC.SI) is a Singapore listed distributor of electric motors. These motors are used in various industrial sectors, like mining, oil & gas, marine and HVAC. The company is controlled by Wolong Electric Group (“Wolong”) which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The majority ownership by a Chinese entity, the cash hoarding and […]

Multi-Chem Limited

When I first saw the name of Multi-Chem Limited (AWZ.SI), I thought that it was some sort of producer of chemical products, but the company is in a very different business.

Take-private offer for Hupsteel Limited

On Friday an offer of S$1.20 in cash was made for Hupsteel Limited (BMH.SI), a steel distributor in Singapore. The offer is made by a consortium which consists of members of the Lim family, who are the controlling shareholders of Hupsteel. I’ve owned Hupsteel since September 2017. My average cost is about $0.83 per share. […]

VIB Premium: Company 1 – Teckwah Industrial

Preview: Company 1 is a Singapore listed company trading at a low P/E multiple and a low price to free cash flow multiple. There’s also a substantial discount to book value. Article type: Portfolio position, the author has a long position in this stock at the time of publication. My position size: Small

LanTroVision to be acquired by Mirait Holdings

A short update about LanTroVision (SGX:BJK), which I wrote about almost two years ago. LanTroVision has just received an acquisition proposal from MIRAIT Singapore, which is a wholly owned sub of MIRAIT Holdings Corporation (TYO:1417). LanTroVision shareholders will receive S$3.25 in cash per share. The total acquisition price wil be around S$180 million, including expenses. […]