Author: SmallCapAsia

MyTwoCents Podcast with Collin Seow

Hello everyone, I am James here, founder of SmallCapAsia.com. Welcome to our 1st ever podcast in My Two Cents Series where we reached out to prominent financial bloggers for a short Q&A. Today I have the honour of inviting Collin over for a short interview. Collin Seow’s Profile Collin Seow is a qualified Chartered Portfolio Manager (CPM) who holds a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) qualification. He has been awarded the Top 10 Achievers in PhillipCFD for many consecutive years and he is also a reputable trainer with long standing-record. Given his vast experience in trading, he is often sought...

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Warren Buffett’s 10 Ways to Get Rich

Chanced upon this article and it was too good not to share it with you all… With an estimated fortune of $62 billion, Warren Buffett is the richest man in the entire world. In 1962, when he began buying stock in Berkshire Hathaway, a share cost $7.50. Today, Warren Buffett, 78, is Berkshire’s chairman and CEO, and one share of the company’s class A stock worth close to $119,000. He credits his astonishing success to several key strategies, which he has shared with writer Alice Schroeder. She spent hundreds of hours interviewing the Sage of Omaha for the new...

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No SignBoard IPO: Here’s a 5 minute Digest

No Signboard Holdings Ltd is going head to head with  JUMBO Group Ltd (SGX: 42R) as it preps itself for a public listing. Here’s a quick 5 minute digest on the company: No SignBoard IPO Details The IPO will close at noon on 28 Nov, and trading will begin 30 Nov. A total of 65.7 million shares will be on offer during the IPO period at a price of S$0.28 a piece. 2.5 million shares will be for public subscription while the remaining 63.2 million shares will be placed out. There are several cornerstone investors taking up on the placement shares...

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5 Financial and Investment Lessons to Learn from Poker

“The smarter you play, the luckier you’ll be.”Mark Pilarski While gambling and investment don’t go hand in hand (and they shouldn’t too!), there are some life-changing tips you can get from seasoned poker players. Of course, these tips can change the state of your bank balance too. Those who know the game well will tell you it’s never only about luck. A lot more than that goes into winning the game. This is the same as getting returns on your investments – if you do it right, you don’t really need to hope for luck to be in your...

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RE&S Balloting results – Public Offer 37.8x over-subscribed

RE&S Balloting results The RE&S IPO balloting results are out and the public tranche (excluding all the interested transactions and reserved shares) is overwhelmingly oversubscribed at 37.8 times! So, it’s pretty safe to assume that it will debut with a bang! Some of my friends/readers asked me whether i have balloted. Yes, i did but didn’t manage to get any.. unlike my lucky wife (She is now a proud Ichiban Shareholder & ERA – LOL). Anyway, for those lucky fellas looking at what price to sell or those who want to take a punt: $0.22 = 13.75x P/E ratio...

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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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