Cloudaron set to be first listing on LEAP Market


KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore-based Information technology solution provider Cloudaron Group Bhd will become the first company to list on the Bursa Malaysia Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform (LEAP) Market.

The company plans to issue 50 million new shares at an issue price of 11 sen a share for a total value of RM5.5mil. This represents 6.4% of the company's enlarged share capital.

Following the IPO, Cloudaron will have a market capitalisation of RM85.279mil.

"We intend to utilise approximately RM2.4mil of the proceeds to set up either a branch or a representative office in Indonesia and the Philippines respectively," the company said in its Information Memorandum submitted to Bursa Malaysia.

"Our working capital requirements are expected to increase in line with our intended business expansion as outlined in Section 4.11 of this Information Memorandum. Thus, we intend to allocate approximately RM1.9mil of the proceeds for the day-to-day operations of our Group in Singapore and Malaysia," it added.

The remainder of the proceeds will be allocated for listing expenses.

In the company's financial year ended March 31, 2017, Cloudaron posted revenue of SGD22.98mil (RM69.59mil) and earnings of of SGD1.72mil. It recorded net cash of SGD1.8mil.

As at 30 June 2017, Cloudaron's order book stood at approximately SGD4.1mil, of which more than 70% of this order book is expected to be fulfilled and recognised as revenue in the FYE 31 March 2018.

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