Shares & Derivatives
Frasers Centrepoint Trust Hektar REIT Diversifies
By My Sweet Retirement  •  September 17, 2023
Frasers Centrepoint Trust’s associate Hektar REIT diversifies from retail into the Education industry. If you do not know, Frasers Centrepoint Trust held 30.97% of the units in Hektar REIT (Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust). Hektar REIT is a retail-focused REIT in Malaysia listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Hektar REIT’s property portfolio consists of six shopping centres in the Northern, Central and Southern Regions of Peninsular Malaysia. These six shopping centres are Subang Parade (Selangor), Mahkota Parade (Melaka), Wetex Parade (Johor), Central Square (Kedah), Kulim Central (Kedah) and Segamat Central (Johor). On 12th September 2023, Hektar REIT announced the acquisition of an educational asset, Kolej Yayasan Saad Melaka (KYSM). KYSM is a prestigious private school in Melaka, Malaysia, at a purchase consideration of RM150 million. According to the announcement, the acquisition was part of Hektar REIT’s diversification strategy. Hektar REIT diversification strategy was to explore new investment avenues beyond its retail-focused real estate...
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By My Sweet Retirement
I am a working salaried professional in my mid 30s. Just like most Singaporeans, I worked long office working hours, often trying very hard to find some work life balance. The Sweet Retirement Blog was created to share my journey towards achieving a comfortable retirement life. I believe we cannot simply rely solely on our Central Provident Fund savings when reaching old age. Neither can we rely solely on our bank savings as we all know the interest rates cannot beat inflation.

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