Singapore’s Sarment files for IPO to raise up to CDN $53M

Sarment Holding Limited has filed a preliminary prospectus for initial public offering (IPO) of its ordinary shares for gross proceeds of between of CDN $33 million and $53 million.

The offering is made on a “best-efforts” basis by Haywood Securities Inc. as lead agent and sole bookrunner with Canaccord Genuity Corp., Cormark Securities Inc. and Paradigm Capital Inc. as underwriting syndicate members.

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP and Fogler, Rubinoff LLP are acting as legal counsels to Sarment and the agents respectively.

Founded in 2012 by Bertrand Faure Beaulieu, Sarment is a luxury lifestyle service provider focused on Ultra-High-Net-Worth individuals and High-Net-Worth individuals. The company began offering personalized luxury products and services in 2012 in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

As at January 31, 2018, Sarment had 135 full-time employees and 12 contractors globally.

Sarment has 31,866,640 ordinary shares issued and outstanding, after giving effect to the restructuring and the share split.

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Ted Liu

Ted Liu, M.Sc. (Mining), MBA (Finance), is the Editor of Private Capital Journal and CanadaMetals.ca, and former Editor of Canadian Private Equity. Ted has been passionately tracking Canadian private capital industry since 1992, most recently served as Research Director for The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA). Ted was the architect of CVCA infobase, and is the architect of CPE Media's Financings.ca, the most sophisticated and advanced all private capital and public market financing database.