Keppel's privatisation offer for SPH viewed positively by analysts

Keppel is proposing to acquire SPH through a privatisation offer after the hiving off of SPH's media business.
Keppel is proposing to acquire SPH through a privatisation offer after the hiving off of SPH's media business.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

SINGAPORE - Keppel Corp's bid to take Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) private has been described as a win-win solution by some analysts and the investor watchdog.

The Securities Investors Association (Singapore), or Sias, said the acquisition will "open up synergistic opportunities for Keppel, given the good fit between the two businesses".

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