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Catalist-bound Trendlines could soon monetise 3 firms it helped incubate

Agritech and medtech incubator, which aborted plans to list in Canada a year ago, set to make debut on Thursday

Singapore

JUST over a year after agritech and medtech incubator Trendlines Group aborted plans to list on the resource-centric Canadian stock exchange, the Israeli firm will soon claim a seat on Singapore's Catalist.

Trendlines' S$25 million initial public offering - its debut is slated for this Thursday - will make it the first Israeli firm to be listed on SGX in over a decade since Sarine Technologies.

"Investors in Singapore have asked the same hard questions we were asked in Canada. But they understand the answers in a different way ," says Steve Rhodes, co-founder of the firm that specialises in startups in medical devices and agricultural technology.

"And that's what it really comes down to...

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