Ascendas REIT vs. Mapletree Industrial Trust – Which is a Better Buy?

This post was a result of a casual discussion I had with a friend yesterday, where we talked about the performance of the different Singapore-listed REITs. Among the comparisons that we made was that between Ascendas REIT (SGX:A17U) and Mapletree Industrial Trust (SGX:ME8U). So, which is the better REIT between the 2, and also which is currently the “cheaper” one? You can find out the answers to the 2 questions in today’s post…

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My Summary of Mapletree Commercial Trust’s EGM

Mapletree Commercial Trust (SGX:N2IU) held an EGM this morning (23 May 2022) to seek unitholders’ approval on its proposed merger with Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (SGX:RW0U). I have attended the meeting as a unitholder and in this post, you’ll read about responses provided by the management to question asked during the meeting, along with results of the 4 resolutions put to vote…

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A Look at EC World REIT’s Latest Q1 FY2022 Results

EC World REIT (SGX:BWCU), where its portfolio comprises 8 e-commerce and port logistics properties located in China (with 7 of them located in Hangzhou, and 1 located in Wuhan), have made available its results for Q1 FY2022 ended 31 March 2022 after market hours this evening (12 May 2022.) As a unitholder of the Chinese REIT, I have studied its latest set of results and in this post, you’ll find my review about its latest financial performance, portfolio and debt profile, as well as its distribution payout declared for the current quarter under review…

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My Summary of SIAS’ Virtual Dialogue Session with the CEO of Mapletree Commercial Trust

In relation to the REIT’s proposed merger with Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (where an EGM will be held to seek unitholders’ approval later this month), SIAS have facilitated a virtual dialogue session with the CEO of Mapletree Commercial Trust, Ms Sharon Lim, together with its unitholders yesterday evening (10 May 2022.) For the benefit of those who weren’t able to attend, you can read about a summary of the CEO’s presentation about the most important points to take note of regarding the proposed transaction, along with responses to questions posed by fellow attendees during the session in this post…

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Key Pointers to Take Note of in Ascendas REIT’s Q1 FY2022 Business Update (and My Thoughts about Them)

Ascendas REIT (SGX:A17U), a constituent of Singapore’s benchmark Straits Times Index with 96 properties in its portfolio, have made available its business updates for the first quarter of FY2022 ended 31 March 2022 after market hours in the evening (04 May 2022.) In this post, you’ll find some of the key pointers to take note of (along with my thoughts) about its latest portfolio occupancy and debt profile (reported for the current quarter under review compared against that reported in the same quarter 3 months ago…)

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CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust’s Q1 FY2022 Business Update – What You Need to Know

CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust (SGX:C38U), or CICT, Singapore’s first and largest REIT with a total of 24 properties (for retail and office use), have made available its business updates for the first quarter of the financial year 2021 shortly after market hours this evening (29 April 2022.) In this post, you’ll learn the most important aspects about the REIT’s latest financial performance, along with its portfolio occupancy and debt profile…

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A Quick Summary of Hong Leong Finance’s 62nd AGM for FY2021

Missed the AGM held by Hong Leong Finance (SGX:S41) for FY2021 held earlier this morning? I have compiled a summary of the presentation by the company’s President Mr Ang Tang Chor (on its FY2021 performance highlights), along with results of all the resolutions put to vote during the meeting in this post…

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My Review of DBS, UOB, and OCBC’s Business Updates for Q1 FY2022

All 3 Singapore-listed banks – DBS (SGX:D05), UOB (SGX:U11), and OCBC (SGX:O39), have released their business updates for the first quarter of the financial year 2022 (ended 31 March 2022) before market hours this morning (29 April 2022.) In this post, you’ll find my review of their results (in terms of their financial performance and financial ratios.) On top of that, you’ll also read about which bank had the most resilient results this time round, and also which bank is the ‘cheapest’ based on their current valuations…

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My Review of Mapletree Logistics Trust’s Q4 and FY2021/22 Results

Mapletree Logistics Trust, a blue-chip logistics REIT with 184 properties in its portfolio, reported its financial results for the fourth quarter, as well as for the full year ended 31 March 2022 (i.e. FY2021/22) shortly after trading hours today (28 April 2022.) In this post, you’ll find my review of the REIT’s latest set of financial performance, portfolio occupancy and debt profile, and also its distribution payout to unitholders…

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Ascendas REIT’s AGM for FY2021 – My Summary

Ascendas REIT (SGX:A17U), Singapore’s first and largest listed business space and industrial REIT, held its AGM for FY2021 this morning (28 April 2022) which I’ve attended as a unitholder. In this post, you will find a summary of the presentation by its CEO, Mr William Tay, responses to questions raised by unitholders in its Live Q&A session, along with results of the 4 resolutions put to vote during the meeting…

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