Despite much frustration in global stock markets, Singapore IPO has been hot for this year.

Over 2012, Singapore Exchange (SGX) has listed five new companies on the Mainboard and three new companies on Catalist. The next company to be added to the Mainboard is IHH Healthcare Berhad which is scheduled to list on 25 July.

Post IPO Performance of SGX Main Board and Catalist

CompanyListingDateIPO Price1st Day ClosingGain/LossOnListing


Closing Price on 12 July 2012Gain/Loss to offer Price
Cordlife Group Ltd29-Mar-120.4950.680+37%0.530+7.1%
Bumitama Agri. Ltd12-Apr-120.7450.980+32%1.07+43.6%
Civmec Ltd13-Apr-120.4000.555+39%0.985+146.3%
Global Premium Hotels Ltd26-Apr-120.2600.285+10%0.245-5.8%
Starland Holdings Ltd (Catalist)27-Apr-120.2200.315+43%0.114-48.2%
Swee Hong Ltd23-May-120.2250.275+22%0.265+17.8%
Maxi-Cash Financial Services Corporation Ltd (Catalist)22-Jun-120.3000.390+30%0.435+45.0%
Neo Group Ltd (Catalist)11-Jul-120.3000.465+55%0.415+38.3%

Source: SGX, close of business 12 July 2012

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