Singapore Press Holdings outlines UK PBSA strategy

SPH’s traditional media business may be feeling the strain, but its property arm – with an emphasis on student residential – is booming. Chief financial officer Hwee Song Chua explains the company’s strategy. If anyone in student real estate was asked to name an investor making waves in the UK market lately, the chances of Singapore Press Holdings receiving a shout-out are high. The city-state’s dominant newspaper publisher – which owns publications including Business Times and The Straits Times – is the latest in a cohort of prominent Singaporean investors, including Mapletree Investments and sovereign wealth fund GIC, to invest