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. […]

PNE Industries looking to sell PNE Print

PNE Industries came out with an announcement (PDF) today. The company intends to dispose of their subsidiary PNE Print Technology, which was involved in the manufacturing and sale of pre-sensitized plates. Operations at PNE Print were ceased in November 2014, because it was unable to operate profitably. PNE Industries is negotiating with potential purchasers, but […]

AP Oil’s stock boosted by report from KGI Fraser

Yesterday I noticed that the stock of one of my holdings in Singapore, AP Oil International (SGX:5AU), suddenly jumped 20%. There was no press release or other corporate event that I could find. After asking on Twitter I was pointed (thanks Writser!) to a report by broker KGI Fraser┬áSecurities (PDF). KGI initiated coverage on AP […]