Rulebooks: Contents

Rulebooks
Mainboard Rules
Definitions and Interpretation
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Equity Securities
Chapter 3 Debt Securities
Chapter 4 Investment Funds
Chapter 5 Structured Warrants
Chapter 6 Prospectus, Offering Memorandum and Introductory Document
Chapter 7 Continuing Obligations
Chapter 8 Changes in Capital
Chapter 9 Interested Person Transactions
Chapter 10 Acquisitions and Realisations
Chapter 11 Takeovers
Chapter 12 Circulars, Annual Reports and Electronic Communications
Chapter 13 Trading Halt, Suspension and Delisting
Chapter 14 Disciplinary and Appeals Procedures, and Enforcement Powers of the Exchange
Appendices
Practice Notes
Report of the Committee and Code of Corporate Governance
Catalist Rules
SGX-ST Rules
CDP Clearing Rules
CDP Settlement Rules
DVP Rules [Entire Rulebook has been deleted]
CDP Depository Rules
Futures Trading Rules
SGX-DC Clearing Rules
SIAC DT Arbitration Rules
SIAC DC Arbitration Rules
Archive
Rule Amendments

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  • Part IV Delisting

    • 1305

      The Exchange may remove an issuer from its Official List (without the agreement of the issuer) if:—

      (1) the issuer is unable or unwilling to comply with, or contravenes, a listing rule;
      (2) in the opinion of the Exchange, it is necessary or expedient in the interest of maintaining a fair, orderly and transparent market;
      (3) in the opinion of the Exchange, it is appropriate to do so; or
      (4) the issuer has no listed securities.

    • 1306

      If the Exchange exercises its power to remove an issuer from the Official List, the issuer or its controlling shareholder(s) must comply with the requirements of Rule 1309. For purposes of Rule 1309, a reasonable exit offer may include a voluntary liquidation of the issuer's assets and distribution of cash back to shareholders.

    • 1307

      The Exchange may agree to an application by an issuer to delist from the Exchange if:—

      (1) the issuer convenes a general meeting to obtain shareholder approval for the delisting;
      (2) the resolution to delist the issuer has been approved by a majority of at least 75% of the total number of issued shares excluding treasury shares and subsidiary holdings held by the shareholders present and voting, on a poll, either in person or by proxy at the meeting (the issuer's directors and controlling shareholder need not abstain from voting on the resolution); and
      (3) the resolution has not been voted against by 10% or more of the total number of issued shares excluding treasury shares and subsidiary holdings held by the shareholders present and voting, on a poll, either in person or by proxy at the meeting.

      Amended on 31 March 2017.

    • 1308

      Rules 1307(1), (2) and (3) do not apply to a delisting pursuant to a voluntary liquidation or a scheme of arrangement

    • 1309

      If an issuer is seeking to delist from the Exchange:—

      (1) a reasonable exit alternative, which should normally be in cash, should be offered to (a) the issuer's shareholders and (b) holders of any other classes of listed securities to be delisted.
      (2) the issuer should normally appoint an independent financial adviser to advise on the exit offer.