The Business Times reported on 29 Nov 2019 that two of Fraser’s REITs, Frasers Commercial Trust (FCOT) and Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust (FLIT), are making plans to merge, according to sources familiar with the matter1. With both counters halted for trading since the morning of 28 Nov 2019, and not much news forthcoming, the merger issue at this point would be at best, a conjecture.
However, with the slew of trust mergers such as the Viva and ESR one last year and the combination of the OUE hospitality and commercial trusts just a few months ago, the possibility of a merger involving these two seems plausible. FCOT and FLIT are two out of the four trusts in the Frasers family listed in the local Singapore Exchange (SGX).
If (and a very big IF) it is a merger, ...
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