Saturday, July 31, 2021

Up 72%: Q&M Dental (SGX: QC7)

Q & M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited (“Q & M” or together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) (SGX: QC7.SI) is a leading private dental healthcare group in Asia. The Group owns the largest network of private dental outlets in Singapore, operating 85 dental outlets across the country.

 Underpinned by about 230 experienced dentists and more than 350 supporting staff, the Group sees an average of 40,000 patient visits a month in Singapore. The Group also operates 5 medical clinics and a dental supplies and equipment distribution company. Outside of Singapore, the Group has 37 dental clinics and a dental supplies and equipment distribution company in Malaysia, as well as a dental clinic in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”). 

Q & M is also the substantial shareholder of Aoxin Q & M Dental Group Limited, a dental Group listed on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange, which operates dental clinics and hospitals primarily in the North-eastern region of the PRC. 

The Group aims to expand its operations geographically and vertically through the value chain in Malaysia, the PRC and within ASEAN. In 2018, the Group made inroads into the development of advanced technology in healthcare with the establishment of EM2AI Pte. Ltd. ("EM2AI", formerly known as Q & M Dental AI Pte. Ltd.). EM2AI focuses on developing AI-powered solutions in diagnosis and treatment planning. 

In 2019, the Group expanded into dental postgraduate education with the establishment of the Q & M College of Dentistry. It offers Singapore’s first private postgraduate diploma programme in clinical dentistry. 

In 2020, the Group also expanded into the medical laboratories and research industry with the incorporation of Acumen Diagnostics Pte. Ltd. (“Acumen”). Acumen currently focuses on the manufacture, sale and distribution of COVID-19 diagnostic test kits, as well as COVID-19 testing. 

Up 120%: TheHourGlass (SGX: AGS)

The Hour Glass Limited is a retailer for men's and women's watches. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in investment holding, retailing and distribution of watches, jewelry and other luxury products, and investment in properties. 

October 1st, 2019 marked The Hour Glass’ 40th anniversary. What began as a single store family enterprise has, over the course of four decades, evolved into one of the leading specialty watch retailers in the world, with a combined network of 45 boutiques spanning 12 cities in eight countries across the Asia Pacific. 

Its geographic segments include South East Asia and Australia, and North East Asia. Its thematic salons and boutiques span across the Asia Pacific region, including Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and Thailand. The Company's brands include A. 

Lange & Sohne, Audemars Piguet, Bvlgari, Corum, Chopard, Cartier, De Bethune, F.P. Journe, Girard-Perregaux, Glashutte Original, Harry Winston, Hublot, Jaquet Droz, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Kari Voutilainen, Montblanc, Laduree, Panerai, Rolex, Sinn, TAG Heuer, Urwerk, Vacheron Constantin and Zenith. 

Its subsidiaries include Dynasty Watch Pte Ltd, The Hour Glass Sdn Bhd, The Hour Glass (HK) Limited, The Hour Glass (Australia) Pty Ltd, The Hour Glass Japan Ltd and Watches of Switzerland Pte Ltd.

Up 100%: Grand Venture (SGX:JLB)

Grand Venture Technology Limited (“GVT”) is a fast-growing and trusted solutions and services provider for the manufacture of complex precision machining and sheet metal components and modules. 

GVT manufacturing plants in Singapore, Penang (Malaysia) and Suzhou (China) are backed by the latest automated computer numerical control (CNC) manufacturing technologies, Class 10,000 cleanroom facilities and a certified quality management system. 

Harnessing these, GVT highly experienced and dedicated team of engineering talent has been serving a strong global network of established partners and suppliers with GVT wide range of engineering, assembly, testing and product life cycle management solutions. Our ISO13485:2016 certification bears further testament of GVT ability to consistently meet applicable regulatory requirements for the manufacture of medical devices. 

GVT’s portfolio of customers hail from the semiconductor, electronics, life sciences, medical and industrial automation industries, and represent some of the largest OEMs in their respective markets. 

Up 200%: Union Gas (SGX: 1F2)

Union Gas Holdings Limited ( 优联燃气控股有限公司 ) (“Union Gas” or the “Company”, and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) is an established provider of fuel products in Singapore with over 40 years of operating track record. Its three key businesses comprise Liquefied Petroleum Gas (“LPG”), Natural Gas, and Diesel. 

Union Gas is one of the leading suppliers of bottled LPG cylinders to domestic households in Singapore under the established and trusted brand “Union”. In 2018, Union Gas enlarged its domestic distribution network with the acquisition of non-contractual domestic customer relationships from Semgas Supply Pte Ltd as well as other small LPG dealers and started to distribute LPG cylinders under the “Sungas” brand. 

In the same year, the Group expanded into the commercial segment with the acquisition of U-Gas Pte. Ltd., which is primarily involved in the retail sale of LPG to hawker centres in Singapore. In January 2019, the Group incorporated Union LPG Pte. Ltd. to sell to eating houses, coffee shops and commercial kitchens. 

Union Gas operates one of the largest bottled LPG delivery fleets in Singapore with over 200 vehicles. This extensive distribution capability is further supported by an in-house call centre that operates all year-round with a customised customer relationship management system. Today, the Retail LPG Business serves more than 200,000 domestic households in Singapore. 

Union Gas produces, sells and distributes compressed natural gas (“CNG”) at its fuel station in 50 Old Toh Tuck Road under the trusted “Cnergy” brand. The Group also produces, sells and distributes compressed and piped natural gas to motorists and industrial customers respectively. In 2020, the Group diversified its natural gas business to include the supply of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) and piped natural gas (“PNG”) to commercial customers. 

The Group also sells and distributes diesel to retail customers at its fuel station, as well as transports, distributes and bulk sells diesel to commercial customers.