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

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

Yeow Seng and his brother Datuk Lee Yeow Chor are major shareholders of IOIPG with their significant shareholdings in Vertical Capacity Sdn Bhd, which takes 65.67% in IOIPG.

IOIPG stated the plan stands for four months, and that might be prolonged by one more two months if a written application is obtained from IOIPG.

At market close on Tuesday, IOI Properties’ shares lost four sen or 1.75% to RM2.25, bringing the business a value of RM12.39 billion.

The existing additional current capital commitment– excluding the property development cost, that is to be settled– is S$ 476 million, which includes land betterment premium, lease top-up premium, and operation expenses, it stated.

According to IOIPG, Yeow Seng has actually suggested the acquisition factor be figured out based on the actual cost of assets incurred by himself and Shenton 101, multiplied by the equity interest in Shenton 101 to be acquired by IOIPG, or an equivalent registration worth for the subscription of brand-new shares in Shenton 101.

“Further, according to the Singapore’s main business district incentive program, Shenton House is qualified for a 25% bonus gross flooring space that can be redeveloped right into a mixed-use commercial with non commercial development or a hotel at the GPR of 14. Therefore, Shenton House is allocated for redevelopment into a fresh 99-year leasehold business enhancement,” IOIPG claimed.

This is to attend to and reduce the possible conflict of attention that are going to develop as a result of his role in the redevelopment of Shenton House with Shenton 101, in which he is the sole shareowner. The intent of the proposal is to align the matters of IOIPG with that of Shenton 101, which will hold the redeveloped real property as venture upon its successful redevelopment.

According to a stock exchange submission, Yeow Seng has suggested that IOIPG acquire entirety or part of his exclusive vehicle, Shenton 101 Pte Ltd, which is preparing to redevelop Shenton House, works for which are planned to start by the end of 2025.

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“The good faith intention of Yeow Seng is not to make a personal gain emerging from the proposition. As such, the consideration is to involve the preliminary expense of investment of equity in Shenton 101 and the cost acquired by Shenton 101 for the purchase of Shenton House and any advance charges had by Shenton 101 including experts’ payments and expenses and tender, application and authorization prices in addition to cost of finance,” IOIPG included.

Shenton 101 was the sole prospective buyer of Shenton House, that is located in Singapore’s major business center. Yeow Seng formerly stated he felt it was more appropriate to bid for Shenton House via his own vehicle because of the dimension of the subject and the limited timing established by the sales committee on the collective sale.

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

“Yeow Seng has emphasised to IOIPG that Shenton 101 is all set and able to continue with the property development planning of Shenton House following the conditions of the tender and that Shenton 101 is well on the way to put in place funding to allow it to advance with the redevelopment and that the factor that Yeow Seng is prolonging the contract to IOIPG is to assist settle or resolve the potential conflict of interest situation,” IOIPG’s declaring read.

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