Junket operator Suncity Group Holdings says it expects to record a ‘significant increase in loss’ for the six months ended June 30, 2018, compared to the prior year period.
Suncity said the increase in loss is “mainly attributable to the increase in loss of approximately RMB 944.1 million (US$137.2 million) in respect of the change in fair value of the derivative component of the convertible bonds.”
Suncity recorded a loss of RMB1.1 billion in the prior year period.
Shares in Macau's casino operators all rose on Thursday following an upbeat earnings announcement from Las Vegas Sands, while stock in Suncity Holdings outpaced, surging almost 23 percent on the day.
Suncity Group said it has secured a two-year extension to the conversion date of outstanding convertible bonds, which are mostly held by a company controlled by Chairman Alvin Chau.
Suncity has now increased its stake in Summit Ascent from approximately 24.7 percent before the recent rights issue to approximately 69.7 percent, taking a controlling stake in the operator of Tigre de Cristal in the Russian Far East.
China’s move to criminalize efforts to lure Chinese nationals overseas to gamble spells more bad news for Macau's junket sector, which was already facing tough trading conditions.
The Macau government has received MOP299 million (US$48.8 million) in taxes on commissions paid by casinos to junket operators in 2019, a 24 per cent year-on-year drop, according to the last year’s budget execution report.
Suncity Group Holdings has been given three investor relations awards from the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association.
The Suncity Group has again signaled its seriousness for bidding to become Wakayama’s IR development partner by opening an office in the city. Located at Nankai Electric Railway Company’s Wakayama Daigaku-mae Station in the northern part of the city, the 460 square meter office will be open to the public from Friday, and it includes […]
IR development in Japan may currently be stalled, but the Suncity Group is moving forward with its public relations campaign in Wakayama by sponsoring the local professional basketball team. Suncity has become an official sponsor of the Wakayama Trians, and is coordinating the release of a series of physical training videos together with the team. […]
Suncity Group Holdings has reported 2020 H1 results showing RMB93.7 million (US$14 million) in total revenues, a figure which is down 70 percent year-on-year. The loss attributable to owners of the company was RMB118.6 million. As of June 30, the firm held cash in the amount of RMB1.66 billion. Turning to various development projects, he […]
Suncity Group has issued a profit warning noting that, based on its preliminary review, the group is expecting to report about RMB108 million (US$15.1 million) in losses for the January-June 2020 period. The statement noted that “due to the outbreak of Covid-19, there has been a significant impact on the group’s travel and tourism related […]