24 January 2006
Singapore Press Holdings Limited ("SPH") wishes to announce that following the acquisition of Barbinder & Co Pte Ltd ("Barbinder") by the Tricor Group last year, SPH’s share registration services, previously provided by Barbinder, are now provided by Tricor Singapore Pte. Ltd.
The Company’s share registrar is now Tricor Barbinder Share Registration Services, a business division of Tricor Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Co. Regn. No: 198402868E
Main board listed Singapore Press Holdings Limited is the leading media company in Singapore, in the print, Internet and broadcasting platforms. It publishes 13 newspapers in the four official languages and more than 80 magazine titles. Everyday, 2.8 million individuals, or 88 per cent of the people above 15 years old, read one of the SPH publications. Its Internet Business Unit manages the online editions of SPH’s major newspapers, which enjoy over 100 million pageviews from 6 million unique visitors every month.
SPH also owns a 20% stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, and a 40% stake in MediaCorp Press Pte Ltd, which publishes free sheet Today. SPH has a 70% stake in UnionWorks which operates two entertainment radio channels, UFM 100.3 FM in Chinese and WKRZ 91.3 FM in English, and owns an 80% stake in SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore´s largest LED network media company.