Author: SmallCapAsia

RE&S IPO: 5 Things Investors Should Know About It

Yummy… Finally Ichiban Sushi’s parent company (RE&S Holdings Limited) is going to join the likes of Japan Foods, Sakae Sushi, Katrina Holdings to be listed. A heads up, you can find its offer document here and product highlight sheet here. Is RE&S IPO a delicious one for investors? Let’s check out 5 things you need to know about RE&S IPO below: 1. RE&S IPO Profile Established in 1988, RE&S is a concept owner and operator of 72 F&B outlets in Singapore and Malaysia focusing on authentic Japanese cuisine and dining experience. Out of the 72 outlets, 39 of them are Full-Service Restaurants –...

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Top 12 Personal Finance Sites You Need to Know

Succeeding with your personal finances requires you to juggle many little decisions well. These include things like paying bills, saving for a rainy day, protecting the downside, building wealth and more. Needless to say, many people are sometimes overwhelmed when they have to undertake all these financial matters on their own. Fortunately, there is plenty of free financial information that is available online and you only need how to capitalize on it. Below, we’ve assembled a list of our favourite personal finance websites that offer resources and information for various categories: Deals Singpromos.com Previously known as Singapore-Promotions.com, SINGPromos is...

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4 Keys to Success When Investing in P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been attracting a lot of attention lately, thanks to its ability to connect entrepreneurs with investors by using big data, digital technology, and advanced analytics. For small, growing enterprises, P2P lending can be a great substitute to applying for a bank loan. On the other hand, as an investor, you have an opportunity to earn returns while helping out SME borrowers. If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve been thinking about investing in P2P lending. Before you jump into the platform, you need to do your homework first. How do you achieve the most benefits...

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5 Promising, Cheap Stocks under 1 Dollar

The Singapore stock exchange is awash with stocks trading for under a dollar. Most are companies struggling to make ends meet because they are operating in shrinking markets or selling weak brands or products. However some of them are fine companies going through a rough patch, waiting to takeoff. Here are five promising ones with relatively high trading volumes. 1. Geo Energy Resources Limited (SGX: RE4) Geo Energy is a coal mining and trading company. It exploits its own mines in Indonesia through specialized contractors to reduce capital expenditure. The company is acquiring new mines to augment production volumes...

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5 Malaysia Growth Stocks under my watchlist

The Malaysian stock market offers many investment opportunities some of which are attractively priced and poised for superior growth. Unfortunately, many of these stocks tend to fly below the radar with the lack of research. Here, we give you bite-sized info on 5 growth stocks which prices are currently under $1 RM (Ringgit). Superlon Holdings Berhad (KLSE: 7235) Superlon Holdings Berhad operates in 3 business segments: Manufacturing of insulation materials for the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry; Engaged in trading of HVAC&R parts and equipments, Steep pipes: Manufacture, import and export of various kinds of steel pipes...

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5 Malaysia Growth Stocks under my watchlist

The Malaysian stock market offers many investment opportunities some of which are attractively priced and poised for superior growth. Unfortunately, many of these stocks tend to fly below the radar with the lack of research. Here, we give you bite-sized info on 5 growth stocks which prices are currently under $1 RM (Ringgit). Superlon Holdings Berhad (KLSE: 7235) Superlon Holdings Berhad operates in 3 business segments: Manufacturing of insulation materials for the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry; Engaged in trading of HVAC&R parts and equipments, Steep pipes: Manufacture, import and export of various kinds of steel pipes...

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MyTwoCents – Exclusive Interview with Ernest Lim | CFA | CA

Hello everyone, I am James here, founder of SmallCapAsia.com. Today I have the honour of inviting Ernest over for a short interview. Holding both a CFA® charter and CA Singapore designation, Ernest is an avid investor, trader & remisier. He provides his readers with in-depth insights into SGX listed companies and his writings and comments have been featured in various mainstream & online media such as Bloomberg, Business Times Invest, The Edge Magazine, Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, FM95.8 and Channel NewsAsia. You can also check out a lot more of his value-added services at his website @ http://ernest15percent.com/index.php/about-me/. Without...

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MyTwoCents – Exclusive Interview with Ernest Lim | CFA | CA

Hello everyone, I am James here, founder of SmallCapAsia.com. Today I have the honour of inviting Ernest over for a short interview. Holding both a CFA® charter and CA Singapore designation, Ernest is an avid investor, trader & remisier. He provides his readers with in-depth insights into SGX listed companies and his writings and comments have been featured in various mainstream & online media such as Bloomberg, Business Times Invest, The Edge Magazine, Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, FM95.8 and Channel NewsAsia. You can also check out a lot more of his value-added services at his website @ http://ernest15percent.com/index.php/about-me/. Without...

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Food Empire Holdings: Brewing a Pleasant Comeback

NAME: Food Empire Holdings LimitedTICKER: SGX: F03MARKET CAP: SGD 317.5 Million (As of 29 Sep 2017)MARKET PRICE / SHARE: SGD 0.595 (As of 29 Sep 2017)SECTOR: Consumer ProductsINDUSTRY: Instant Beverage & Food Ingredient COMPANY PROFILE (Excerpt from Company’s Website): SGX Mainboard-listed Food Empire Holdings (Food Empire) is a global branding and manufacturing company in the food and beverage sector. The Group has 24 offices (representative and liaison) worldwide. The Group operates nine manufacturing facilities in India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam. Food Empire’s products include: A wide variety of beverages like coffee mixes and cappuccinos, chocolate drinks &flavoured fruit teas. Instant breakfast cereal...

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Food Empire Holdings: Brewing a Pleasant Comeback

NAME: Food Empire Holdings LimitedTICKER: SGX: F03MARKET CAP: SGD 317.5 Million (As of 29 Sep 2017)MARKET PRICE / SHARE: SGD 0.595 (As of 29 Sep 2017)SECTOR: Consumer ProductsINDUSTRY: Instant Beverage & Food Ingredient COMPANY PROFILE (Excerpt from Company’s Website): SGX Mainboard-listed Food Empire Holdings (Food Empire) is a global branding and manufacturing company in the food and beverage sector. The Group has 24 offices (representative and liaison) worldwide. The Group operates nine manufacturing facilities in India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam. Food Empire’s products include: A wide variety of beverages like coffee mixes and cappuccinos, chocolate drinks &flavoured fruit teas. Instant breakfast cereal...

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Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl and Why You Should Do the Same?

Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl This article may look sexist at first glance. One might ask: “What do you mean by “invests like a girl”? Are you trying to insult Warren Buffett or are you trying to insult females?” Saying that someone does something “like a girl” is a common insult. Actually, neither. According to a post on blackrockblog.com, gender does play a role in affecting one’s investment style and causes men and women to make different investment decisions. With this in mind, we have interviewed Pauline Teo, Chief Executive Officer of 8I Education and the author of the book Value Investing for...

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Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl and Why You Should Do the Same?

Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl This article may look sexist at first glance. One might ask: “What do you mean by “invests like a girl”? Are you trying to insult Warren Buffett or are you trying to insult females?” Saying that someone does something “like a girl” is a common insult. Actually, neither. According to a post on blackrockblog.com, gender does play a role in affecting one’s investment style and causes men and women to make different investment decisions. With this in mind, we have interviewed Pauline Teo, Chief Executive Officer of 8I Education and the author of the book Value Investing for...

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Why I Ask My Wife to Keep her Apac IPO Shares

“Couple of days before APAC Realty IPO” After writing the article on APAC Realty IPO, i applied for the shares and told my wife to do the same. The funny conversation goes like this: Wife: “Aiyah, I don’t wish to waste $2 again.” Me: “Wah lau, you can make it back multifold if you just get one Good IPO that increases in price during debut. And the odds are much better than Toto or 4D too.” Wife: “Sure good or not?” Me: “Ya, your husband is writing about the IPO now. Expert by your side but you don’t want...

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Why I Ask My Wife to Keep her Apac IPO Shares

“Couple of days before APAC Realty IPO” After writing the article on APAC Realty IPO, i applied for the shares and told my wife to do the same. The funny conversation goes like this: Wife: “Aiyah, I don’t wish to waste $2 again.” Me: “Wah lau, you can make it back multifold if you just get one Good IPO that increases in price during debut. And the odds are much better than Toto or 4D too.” Wife: “Sure good or not?” Me: “Ya, your husband is writing about the IPO now. Expert by your side but you don’t want...

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The ABC of P2P – A Concise Guide to P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a revolutionary FinTech innovation, with the potential to address the lack of SME financing in Singapore. Since traditional middlemen like bankers aren’t part of the system, it increases profits for investors and convenience for borrowers and small businesses. Banks’ major financial model has been interest spreads – the difference between what it charges on bank loans and what it offers on your savings. Suppose Anna deposits SGD 100 in a bank, and gets SGD 1.50 per year of interest on it. You, a small growing business, on the other hand, may be charged even up to SGD 20 per...

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