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AIRTEL Africa will be valued at US$4.4 billion after the funding round, the proceeds of which will be used to reduce Airtel Africa's existing debt of around US$5 billion and grow its business ahead of an intended initial public offering, Singtel said.
The exercise of the upsize option was done to enable all 53,282 valid retail applications to receive some allocation, said the Singapore investment company in a media release on Wednesday.
SATELLITE communications equipment provider Global Invacom Group (GInva) has agreed to acquire the entire issued and paid-up share capital of Tactilis, a Malaysian firm which makes proprietary biometric system-on-card solutions.
GILSTEAD Mansion has been relaunched for collective sale tender at S$65 million, or S$3 million lower than its guide price announced in June, as its owners hope to beat both the chill of cooling measures as well as the clock before new guidelines on the maximum number of allowable units outside the central area set in.
THE buses will progressively arrive in Singapore from next year, with the final batch delivered in 2020, LTA said in a statement on Wednesday.
IN a move that suggests ride-hailing and surge pricing are here to stay, NTUC Income on Wednesday announced the launch of Droplet, a first-of-its-kind insurance product that protects commuters against unpredictable surge pricing on ride-hailing platforms when it rains.
To have their claims processed within 24 hours, claimants must submit their completed forms as well as relevant documents such as medical laboratory reports or doctor’s reports by 3pm each day.
- M1 Q3 net profit falls 5.5% amid higher acquisition, retention costs
- FCT posts 3.6% drop in Q4 DPU to 2.862 S cents on higher property expenses
- Suntec Reit DPU up 0.3% for Q3
The STI today
SINGAPORE stocks ended flat on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 0.69 point to 3,032.08.