Oxley's Ching raises his stake in UE to 16%

By PC Lee / The Edge Singapore | March 5, 2018 9:52 AM SGT
SINGAPORE (Mar 2): Oxley Holdings has raised its stake in United Engineers (UE) to 16% from 15.94%.
This follows the acquisition of some 381,700 shares in the open market for $984.2 million on Wednesday.
Oxley's chief executive Ching Chiat Kwong and deputy CEO Low See Ching hold stakes of 42.73% and 28.67% in Oxley Holdings.
Medium shot of Oxley's executive chairman and CEO, Ching Chiat Kwong
Oxley's executive chairman and CEO, Ching Chiat Kwong (Credit: Samuel Isaac Chua/The Edge Singapore)
Ching is now deemed to have a 16% interest in UE shares following the latest deal.
Last year, through several open-market purchases, Ching had been steadily increasing his indirect stake in Oxley, the last one on Dec 6 bringing its stake in UE to 15.02%.
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This story, written by PC Lee for The Edge Singapore, first appeared on March 2.