IOI Properties receives proposal from CEO to jointly develop Shenton House in Singapore

Shenton 101 was the sole bidder of Shenton House, which is located in Singapore’s main business section. Yeow Seng previously said he felt it was more appropriate to bid for Shenton House via his private vehicle due to the size of the subject and the stiff timing set by the sales committee on the collective sale.

“Yeow Seng has actually emphasised to IOIPG that Shenton 101 is prepared and able to move on with the development planning of Shenton House within the terms of the tender which Shenton 101 is well on the way to put in place funding to allow it to go on with the redevelopment and also the factor that Yeow Seng is extending the proposition to IOIPG is to assist fix or deal with the possible conflict of interest circumstance,” IOIPG’s filing read.

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The existing additional current capital commitment– excluding the property development cost, that is to be finalised– is S$ 476 million, which includes land betterment rates, rent top-up costs, and transaction costs, it claimed.

At market close on Tuesday, IOI Properties’ shares went down four sen or 1.75% to RM2.25, giving the company a valuation of RM12.39 billion.

KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): IOI Properties Group Bhd (KL: IOIPG) has actually gotten a proposal from its group chief executive officer cum major shareowner Lee Yeow Seng to participate in the property development of Shenton House, a business property located in Singapore that his special vehicle has actually appropriately tendered for, for S$ 538 million (RM1.9 billion).

IOIPG stated the proposition stands for 4 months, and that may be lengthened by one more 2 months if a written request is received from IOIPG.

Shenton House covers 3,377 square metres and is assigned for commercial usage with a gross plot ratio (GPR) of 11.2. The real property has a 44-year land lease, with the possible to be stretched to a fresh 99-year lease.

According to IOIPG, Yeow Seng has proposed the acquisition consideration be established based upon the real expense of assets incurred by himself and Shenton 101, increased by the equity interest in Shenton 101 to be acquired by IOIPG, or an equivalent membership value for the membership of new shares in Shenton 101.

According to a bourse filing, Yeow Seng has actually submitted that IOIPG acquire entirety or part of his private vehicle, Shenton 101 Pte Ltd, which is planning to redevelop Shenton House, works for which are set up to commence by the end of 2025.

This is to attend to and mitigate the prospective conflict of interest that are going to develop due to his role in the redevelopment of Shenton House through Shenton 101, through which he is the sole investor. The objective of the proposal is to arrange the interests of IOIPG thereupon of Shenton 101, that will keep the redeveloped real estate as investment upon its successful redevelopment.

Yeow Seng and his sibling Datuk Lee Yeow Chor are significant shareholders of IOIPG through their considerable shareholdings in Vertical Capacity Sdn Bhd, that holds 65.67% in IOIPG.

“Further, according to the Singapore’s main business district reward system, Shenton House is qualified for a 25% bonus gross floor area which can be redeveloped into a mixed-use commercial with non commercial development or a hotel at the GPR of 14. Because of this, Shenton House is allocated for redevelopment right into a fresh 99-year leasehold business enhancement,” IOIPG said.

“The good faith intention of Yeow Seng is not to make a private gain developing from the proposal. Thus, the consideration is to feature the first cost of investment decision of equity in Shenton 101 and the expense acquired by Shenton 101 for the acquisition of Shenton House and any kind of upfront charges incurred by Shenton 101 such as professionals’ payments and expenditures and tender, application and authorization costs along with cost of finance,” IOIPG added.

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