Receipt of eligibility-to-list letter in relation to NetLink Trust
Singapore, 2 June 2017 – Singtel refers to its announcement dated 9 February 2017 on the commencement of preparations for the public listing involving NetLink Trust pursuant to Singtel’s undertaking to the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) to divest its stake in NetLink Trust, a 100%-owned associate of Singtel, to less than 25% ownership by 22 April 2018.
NetLink Trust designs, builds, owns and operates the passive infrastructure for Singapore’s Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (NextGen NBN). Under the IMDA’s structural separation requirements for the NextGen NBN, Singtel does not have effective control in NetLink Trust.
Singtel wishes to announce that Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) has today issued its conditional eligibility-to-list letter in relation to the listing on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST.
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