This article was originally published on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 at 22:18 SGT; it has since been updated to include Keppel Infrastructure Trust.
These are Singapore companies which may be in focus on Wednesday, 10 April 2019:
Singapore Press Holdings
Singapore Press Holdings, or SPH, reported on Tuesday its fiscal second quarter net profit dropped 25.7 percent on-year to S$29.69 million on lower print ad and circulation revenue.
Keppel said on Tuesday it was developing an autonomous tug vessel, set to be one of Singapore’s first autonomous vessels, to be operated by Keppel Smit Towage.
CapitaLand’s wholly owned lodging unit The Ascott said on Tuesday it has obtained contracts to manage 14 properties across eight countries, marking over 2,000 units.
Keppel Infrastructure Trust
Keppel Infrastructure Trust said on Wednesday it raised S$500.8 million in an equity fundraising that included a placement and a preferential offering, in what the trust said was the largest equity deal in Singapore so far this year.
Iconic Singapore bun-maker BreadTalk said on Tuesday it plans to acquire a total of 380 million shares, or an around 20 percent stake, in plastic packaging maker NPPG (Thailand) at 1.50 Thai baht a share, for a total consideration of 570 million baht (S$24.28 million or US$17.95 million).
Blackrock ceased to be a substantial shareholder of SATS after its deemed interest fell below 5 percent, to 4.94 percent, it said in a filing to SGX after the market close on Tuesday.
That was after Blackrock ceased to have a deemed interest in 645,805 SATS shares due to a decrease in collateral held, the filing said.
DBS said on Tuesday it would redeem all of its S$805 million 4.70 percent non-cumulative non-convertible perpetual capital securities at the principal amount, together with any distributions through the redemption date of 3 June.
The capital securities will then be cancelled and delisted from SGX, DBS said in a filing to SGX on Tuesday.
Interra Resources said on Tuesday its joint venture Goldpetrol Joint Operating Co. completed development well CHK 1216 in the Chauk oil filed in Myanmar as an oil producer for 57 barrels of oil a day.
Interra has a 60 percent stake in Goldpetrol, which is the operator of the Chauk field, the company said in a filing to SGX on Tuesday.
Asiatravel.com said on Tuesday that the Singapore court has granted an extension of the deadline to convene a meeting of its creditors and on its moratorium on actions by its creditors for six months from 8 April.