Oxley deputy CEO buys 2.5 million shares

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

OXLEY Holdings executive director and deputy chief executive officer Eric Low See Ching has purchased a total of 2.5 million company shares on the open market for a total of S$872,803, according to company announcements on Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Tuesday, a purchase was made for 1,974,700 of the property developer's shares at S$0.35246 per share. It was followed by another purchase of 500,000 shares at S$0.3536 on Wednesday.

The price per share for the two purchases together averaged S$0.3527.

The transactions bring the number of ordinary voting shares held by Mr Low to 1,118,319,792, or 27.69 per cent of the total number of ordinary voting shares, from 27.63 per cent before the purchases.

The purchases were made after recent property cooling measures sent the developer's stock to its largest ever one-day drop last Friday, when the share price fell 15.9 per cent.

Oxley shares closed half a cent higher at S$0.360 on Wednesday.