Market highlights

1 The manager of Mapletree Commercial Trust said that $175 million notes with a coupon of 3.11 per cent have been issued. They are due in 2026.

2 Vibrant Group will issue 26 million new shares to Mr Wang Yixin at 38 cents apiece. He is the general manager at Western Investment Management in Shanghai.

3 Fund manager First State Investment Management (UK) is no longer a substantial shareholder of liftboat and accommodation jack-up rig operator Ezion after selling 2,070,594 shares for $590,119.

4 Amara Holdings chief executive Teo Hock Chuan has bought 100,000 shares in the property and hotel player at 42 cents apiece.

5 Fragrance Group chief executive Koh Wee Meng has bought 250,000 shares of the group at 16.8 cents a share.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 19, 2016, with the headline 'Market highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe