Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited ("Perennial") is an integrated real estate and healthcare company headquartered and listed in Singapore. As a real estate owner, developer and manager, Perennial focuses strategically on large-scale mixed-use developments and has a presence in China, Singapore, Malaysia and Ghana with a combined portfolio spanning about 54 million square feet in gross floor area. Perennial is also a healthcare services owner and operator focused predominantly on China and its healthcare business services include medical, hospital, eldercare and senior housing, and maternal and child health management.
Perennial is a dominant commercial developer with sizeable integrated developments in China, of which two are regional commercial hubs adjacent to the two largest high speed railway stations in the country, being Chengdu East High Speed Railway Integrated Development and Xi'an North High Speed Railway Integrated Development. Other landmark projects in Perennial's portfolio include Beijing Tongzhou Integrated Development, Shenyang Longemont Integrated Development and Zhuhai Hengqin Integrated Development.
In Singapore, Perennial has invested in and manages prime iconic properties located in the Civic District, Central Business District and Orchard Road precinct, such as CHIJMES, Capitol Singapore, AXA Tower, TripleOne Somerset, House of Tan Yeok Nee and Chinatown Point.
The disclosure below is made pursuant to the conditions of the waiver granted by the Securities Industry Council (the "SIC") to Perennial Real Estate Holdings Pte Ltd ("PREH") and its concert parties (the "PREH Concert Party Group"), in relation to the reverse takeover of St James Holdings Limited (now known as Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited) ("PREHL" or the "Group"). Capitalised terms not defined herein shall have the same meaning set out in the Circular dated 18 September 2014 issued by PREHL in respect of, inter alia, the approval of the Proposed Acquisition (the "Circular").
Details of the Whitewash Resolution
On 14 March 2014, the SIC had granted the PREH Concert Party Group a waiver of the requirement to make a general offer for PREHL under Rule 14 of the Code upon the issue of the Consideration Shares pursuant to the Proposed Acquisition. The SIC has granted its waiver, subject to the conditions set out in the Circular. On 10 October 2014, the shareholders of PREHL (the "Shareholders") passed the Proposed Whitewash Resolution waiviNg their rights to receive a general offer from the PREH Concert Parties for their PREHL Shares. For the purposes of the Proposed Whitewash Resolution, the issue of the Consideration Shares for the Proposed Initial Acquisition must be completed within three months of 10 October 2014 and the issue of the remaining Consideration Shares to the PREH Concert Party Group must be completed by 10 June 2015 (the "Final Issue Date"), being the date falling two months from the Final Long Stop Date.
Holdings and Interests of the PREH Concert Party Group and the Maximum Potential Interests of the PREH Concert Party Group
As at the date hereof, (i) the PREH Concert Party Group holds in aggregate 680,752,625 PREHL Shares; and (ii) in the event that the Deferred Beijing Acquisition takes place on or prior to Final Long Stop Date, the PREH Concert Party Group is entitled to receive up to an additional 294,997,019 PREHL Shares on or prior to the Final Long Stop Date. In addition, Mr Pua Seck Guan is entitled to receive up to 7,307,996 PREHL Shares on or about 27 July 2016 in relation to the Consideration Shares to be issued in respect of the Deferred PREPL Acquisition. In addition, the PREH Concert Party Group may receive up to an additional 58,367,000 PREHL Shares pursuant to net asset value adjustment for the Proposed Initial Acquisition and the Deferred Acquisitions. Save as disclosed herein, none of the PREH Concert Party Group holds PREHL Shares and instruments convertible into, rights to subscribe for and options in respect of PREHL Shares. Accordingly, the maximum potential interest of the PREH Concert Party Group is 1,041,424,640 PREHL Shares, representing approximately 88.4 per cent. of the PREHL Shares in issue, assuming no other PREHL Shares are issued.
Shareholders should note that, having approved the Whitewash Resolution, Shareholders have waived their rights to receive a general offer from the PREH Concert Party Group at the highest price paid by the PREH Concert Party Group for PREHL Shares in the past six months preceding the date of the Whitewash Resolution.
Shareholders should also note that, having approved the Whitewash Resolution, Shareholders could be forgoing the opportunity to receive a general offer from another person who may be discouraged from making a general offer in view of the potential dilution effect of the outstanding PREHL Shares which may be allotted and issued on or prior to the Final Issue Date for the Deferred Beijing Acquisition (if completed).