BT Mark to Market: Mapletree sets new standard for REIT sponsors (Ep 18)

Synopsis: Listen to Ben Paul's analysis and insight on market trends and corporate issues in Singapore in this podcast series based on his weekly column in The Business Times.

How did the sponsor of Mapletree Commercial Trust and Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust save their proposed merger? Senior Correspondent Ben Paul gives his take and offers investment views on the two Reits.

Highlights: (click/tap above)

04:10 How Mapletree Investments made a hated merger palatable

06:47 Why the MCT-MNACT combination is arguably not a merger

07:28 Other Reit sponsors may now face higher investor expectations

08:37 Why MNACT unitholders should hold on their units for now

10:15 Investors may view MCT more positively on sponsor's support

Produced by: Ben Paul ( and Howie Lim

Edited by: Howie Lim

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