A&G News 28 December 2020
Allen & Gledhill advised DBS Bank Ltd. (“DBS”), UOB Kay Hian Private Limited (“UOB Kay Hian”) and Bank of China Limited, Singapore Branch (“BOC Singapore”), as transaction counsel, on the initial public offering (“IPO”) and listing of G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding Co., Limited (“GHY”) on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”).
The IPO, together with a concurrent offering to cornerstone investors, raised gross proceeds of S$121.7 million.
DBS and UOB Kay Hian were appointed joint issue managers and global coordinators.
DBS, UOB Kay Hian and BOC Singapore were appointed joint underwriters and bookrunners.
GHY, an entertainment company that produces and promotes dramas, films and concerts in the Asia-Pacific region, is the third non-real estate investment trust listing on the SGX-ST this year. It is also the first company to be listed on the SGX-ST which has a variable interest entity structure through the entry into of certain contractual arrangements.
Advising DBS, UOB Kay Hian and BOC Singapore as to Singapore law were Allen & Gledhill Partners Tan Tze Gay and Rhys Goh.