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S-Reits in merger race for bigger scale

The proposed merger between OUE Commercial Reit and OUE Hospitality Trust signals a growing trend where Reit mangers combine assets for stronger liquidity and financing capacity.
April 08, 2019

Asian equities: Reit time, Reit place

Changing interest rate expectations prompt a renewed surge in Reit offerings as investors wonder whether wider equity market momentum can last.
March 11, 2019

Dirty downgrades: how ESG can affect credit ratings

Fitch Ratings will use a new system to study ESG factors when compiling credit ratings. Moody’s warns that debt worth $2.2 trillion across 11 sectors could be downgraded due to environmental risk.
January 09, 2019

Anatomy of a Deal: Frasers bond turns heads

Frasers Centrepoint will return to the dollar bond market after its encouraging $200m debut last week. But some bankers are scratching their heads at the aggressive pricing.
July 17, 2016

Frasers Centrepoint kicks off S-Reit IPO

Singapore property developer launches transaction with an accelerated schedule and targets to complete bookbuild before US rate hike decision on June 15.
June 05, 2016

Frasers Centrepoint tests demand for S-Reit IPO

The group intends to inject the bulk of the Australian industrial properties it acquired from the takeover of Australand into a new real estate investment trust in Singapore.
May 23, 2016