IPO


Benalec Holdings Bhd, Malaysia’s second largest marine construction firm, is schedule to be listed in Main Market on 17th January 2011. The company, was established in 1978 is also eyeing to expand its marine construction services regionally especially in Indonesia and Vietnam.

Benalec’s IPO consists of a public issue of 100 million ordinary shares at an IPO price of RM1.00 per share with RM0.25 par value.

36.5 million shares will be allocated for the Malaysian public, 57 million shares for private placement and 6.5 million shares for eligible directors, employees and business associates of the group. On top of that 130 million shares will be allocated for placement to identified investors.

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Tambun Indah Land Bhd (TILB), a leading property developer in Penang, is scheduled for a main-market listing on 18th January 2011. The company was established in 1995, will continue to focus on the property market in Penang but also eyeing for landbank in the Klang Valley like in Shah Alam and Kajang.

Currently, TILB has enough funds for expansion but decided to go for a listing as it wants to raise the company’s profile and build confidence among its associates and customers.

Tambun Indah’s IPO consists of a public issue of 32 million new ordinary shares at an IPO price of 70 sen per share with RM0.50 par value.

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It was speculated earlier that Petronas Carigali to listed in Bursa Malaysia when Prime Minister announced to reduce state ownership in the private sector early this year. However, it did not materialize after Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) listed Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Bhd (MHE) and Petronas Chemicals Groups (PCG).

Now, the speculation come to surface again as a few of stock research companies such as MIDF Research and OSK Research release reports of possible IPO for Petronas Carigali.

Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd is the exploration unit of Petronas, may be listed on Bursa Malaysia in 2011 and it is expected to attract a large number of foreign funds.

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Investors and analysts were generally bullish on Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd’s (PCG) listing on Bursa Malaysia tomorrow, saying Southeast Asia’s largest initial public offering (IPO) to date will hold its ground although tension in the Korean peninsula continues to threaten sentiment.

Apart from the chemical company’s strong financial fundamentals, analysts say it enjoys strong leverage from its parent company, the national oil corporation, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas).

Investment houses giving early target or fair prices for PCG. Most of them generally targeted  higher than IPO subscription prices. For comparison the IPO price is RM5.04 for individual and RM5.20 for institutional investors

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Petronas Chemicals Group (PCG) has received orders for about 21 times the shares available in its RM12.8 billion initial public offering (IPO) for institutional offering. The retail offering of 293 million shares was oversubscribed by 2.5 times.

Shares were priced at RM5.20 each for institutions while individual investors get 3 percent discount at RM5.05. Demand for the shares exceededing the supply, with the institutional offering attracting orders for about RM92.6 billion worth of shares. The IPO values Petronas Chemicals at RM38.8 billion, or 16.3 times profit, a 38 percent premium to the industry median.

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