Ascendas Reit and Mapletree Industrial Trust Analysis (2020)

In this article, I will be analysing two of the largest Industrial REITS – Ascendas REIT (AREIT) and Mapletree Industrial Reit for the second time. You can refer to the first analysis that was posted in 2019. The format for analysis remains the same.   AREIT did a comparison of all REITS’ Assets under Management…

United Hampshire US REIT IPO Analysis – The Ultimate Safe Haven?

It took more than 6 months after the release of a news article by The Business Times that S-Reit universe may soon welcome grocery-anchored malls as a new asset class. United Hampshire US Reit has finally lodged its initial prospectus in Singapore and you can refer to this website for their prospectus. The difference between…

Keppel Pacific Oak US Reit, Manulife US Reit and Prime US Reit Analysis

Introduction to KORE, Manulife US Reit and Prime US Reit  Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT (KORE) is a Singapore listed US REIT focusing on investing in income-producing commercial assets and real estate-related assets in key growth markets of the United States (US) with favourable economic and office fundamentals that are above the national average, so…

Lendlease Global Commercial REIT IPO – The next Mapletree Commercial Trust?

In March, Straits Times reported that Lendlease was planning to raise up to US$500m with retail Reit listing on SGX. Few months later, Business Times reported that Lendlease was preparing for S-Reit listing that will include Orchard Mall and a property in Milan, Italy with an appraised value of S$1.4 billion. The long awaited Lendlease Global Commercial…

Analysis of Cromwell European Reit and IREIT Global

2019 is definitely a good year for investors investing in REITS. Some REITS such as Mapletree Commercial Trust has already risen about 35% YTD and has been included as one of the components of STI Index. A look at REITS Data provided by The FifthPerson, you could see that there are a handful of big…

ESR Reit and AIMS APAC Reit Analysis

2019 is definitely a good year for investors investing in REITS. Some REITS such as Mapletree Commercial Trust has already risen about 35% YTD and has been included as one of the components of STI Index. A look at REITS Data provided by The FifthPerson, you could see that there are a handful of big…

ComfortDelGro Analysis – An Overrated Recovery?

In my previous article, I wrote that I am continuously looking to buy defensive stocks such as Sheng Siong, ComfortDelGro, SBS Transit, Koufu and the telecommunication stocks such as Netlink Trust and Singtel. As of now, I have yet to initiate position in Netlink Trust (in my watchlist) as I felt the valuation is still…

Reasons why I bought Koufu

It has been quite some time since I last updated this blog. I enlisted into National Service one month ago and the last stock I bought before I enlist was Koufu. There wasn’t time for me to write my thoughts about this purchase. Since it is the long National Day holiday, I might as well…

Why I am buying Astrea V Class A-1 Bond

I was excited about Astrea V’s bond when its initial prospectus was released on 22th May 2019. At that point in time, I had invested in Temasek’s 2.7% Bond and was ready to sell it in the open market, to buy the upcoming bond issue. This is not the first time Astrea’s bond was offered…

Singtel Analysis – Walkthrough of all businesses of Singtel

Singtel is well-liked by many investors. However, it has not been a great year investing in Singtel when it is down about 14%. Singtel is my first investment in 2018 and I have been holding it since then and it is not making any returns for me except the 5.6% dividend yield. To be honest,…