SG buybacks Thursday: Hongkong Land, Hour Glass, Valuetronics, Eurosports

The Jardine House building in Central in Hong Kong, part of Hongkong Land's investment portfolio. Photo by Red John on UnsplashThe Jardine House building in Central in Hong Kong, part of Hongkong Land's investment portfolio. Photo by Red John on Unsplash

Singapore companies announcing share buybacks on Thursday, 21 April 2022: Hongkong Land, The Hour Glass, Valuetronics Holdings, Eurosports Global, G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding and Global Investments Ltd.

Hongkong Land

Hongkong Land bought back 719,700 shares in the market at US$4.72 to US$4.82 each, Jardine Matheson said in a notification filed to the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority and SGX on behalf of the company. The repurchased shares will be cancelled, the filing said.

A back-of-the-envelope calculation suggests the buyback was valued at least at around US$3.40 million.

The company, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Singapore and Bermuda, is a landlord and property developer in China, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Singapore. Jardine Strategic held around 50.4 percent of Hongkong Land as of 16 April 2021, and around 59.1 percent of Jardine Matheson as of 5 March 2020.

Global Investments

Global Investments Ltd. bought back 500,000 shares in the market at S$0.15762 each for a total consideration, including other costs, of around S$78,869, the company said in a filing to SGX after the market close.

GIL invests in a cross-sector portfolio of assets which will generate steady income and potential appreciation; its investments include direct asset ownership, swaps, credit default swaps, debt, warrants, options, equity and loan agreements, according to its website. GIL is managed by Singapore Consortium Investment Management.

The Hour Glass

The Hour Glass bought back 43,000 shares in the market at S$2.45 each for a total consideration, including other costs, of around S$105,621, the watch retailer said in a filing to SGX after the market close.

Valuetronics

Valuetronics Holdings bought back 100,000 shares in the market at S$0.54 each for a total consideration, including other costs, of around S$54,076, the electronics manufacturing services company said in a filing to SGX after the market close.

G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding

G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding bought back 35,000 shares in the market at S$0.585 each for a total consideration, including other costs, of around S$20,527, the company said in a filing to SGX after the market close.

Eurosports Global

Eurosports Global bought back 150,000 shares in the market at S$0.175 each for a total consideration, including other costs, of around S$26,402, the company said in a filing to SGX after the market close.

The company distributes luxury automobiles and after-sales services for Lamborghini and Alfa Romeo in Singapore, and for Touring Superleggera in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia, according to its website.