Sunday, June 10, 2018

N2N The East Looking Giant in the making?

While Tun M is visiting Japan this week, let us look at a counter which has close ties to the “EAST” which is N2N

If you were to look at the rolling 4Q PE of N2N which is standing at 20 times, then it is consider as a very expensive counter. On the other hand, looking at its technical chart, I would say it is madness! 
This is because the share price had rocket from lowest RM0.70 to RM1.2 in 2 months. 

Well, Big Canon wouldn’t want to comment much on that.  

Source: ChartViewplus.com


However, the news and announcement on 6th June had given me a shock. This is because N2N is doing private placement and this portion of shares is to an investor which is SBI Holding Inc.

Big Canon is quite surprise as this is the 3rd Japanese company that come in to N2N after Nikkei Inc and Quick Corp.



Assuming these shareholders above is not selling their shares, and add up with SBI Holding Inc, then the total shareholding will be:

Note: SBI take 10% of current shares issued, hence there will be a dilution to 9.09%

Assuming all the major shareholders are not letting go their stake, then they will be holding 64% of N2N shares. 


We’ve been talking about SBI Holding since the beginning, 
so what is so special about this company? 


Softbank, yes, this company use to be the subsidiary of Softbank which is also famous for being 1 of the largest shareholder in Alibaba. Anyway, they had sold their stake to Goldman Sachs Japan back in August 2006.


After knowing some history of SBI Holding, now let’s have a look at the company business. 


According to 2017's annual report SBI is involve in:
1.      Financial services Businee
2.      Asset management Business & Insurance
3.      Biotech

Things below could explain well why they buy stake in N2N which is involve in financial services business. 

From the statement, we can see the company is moving from FinTech 1.0 to 1.5 and its 2.0 now. We can see the company is always moving ahead of the market and that’s also the reason for them to have explosive growth.




Big Canon guess this part helps to explain why SBI Holding bought 10% of N2N shares. They are trying to speed up their progress in FinTech through alliance with companies outside the group. What do you think? 

According to the details we found from the annual report, we can see that SBI Holding is a company that is consider pioneer in Fintech where Ripples is 1 of their most famous thing where it is a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange, and remittance network.

Used by companies such as UniCreditUBS and Santander, Ripple has been increasingly adopted by banks and payment networks as settlement infrastructure technology, with American Banker explaining that "from banks' perspective, distributed ledgers like the Ripple system have a number of advantages over cryptocurrencies like bitcoin."


So what benefit could SBI Holdings bring to N2N? 
According to the announcement on 6th June, N2N mentioned that they are in discussion with SBI Holding to enter into biz alliances which involve strategic collaboration, joint ventures or alliance with SBI group.

This could be a very exciting story ahead for N2N, and we believe this could create exponential growth to N2N!

So what could it be?
Crypto platform? Alternate trading system? New technology? Auto trading? online Insurance platform? online fund management platform? Bond trading platform? 

Well, Big Canon still have no idea at this juncture and we will have to wait patiently for further official announcement from the company.

We could monitor close;y the steps that they are going to take.
The 1st step of this exciting journey will be the private placement, after that would be getting approval from Bursa.
2nd Issue new shares to SBI Holding
3rd Announcement on the new business alliance and acquisition
4th EGM for the new business if there is any diversification.

Could this be the beginning of another exciting journey??? 
Well, we can’t jump into conclusion but we can monitor N2N closely and read their announcement.

Anyway, from chart wise, we saw that the share price had already shot up from RM0.70 to RM1.20 within 2 months and seems like a lot of sellers above RM1.23 lately. 

Big Canon is not sure whether will it move higher in short run, however, we shall monitor it closely. 

Big Canon believe N2N could be the next big thing if they could collaborate with SBI Holding and come out with some new fintech product which is disruptive enough. It could give the company an exponential growth and crazy valuation if N2N manage to make it. 

Please always bear in mind that Big canon is not giving any buy or sell call, always bear in mind, Big Canon don’t give buy or sell call. Our articles only serve for education sharing purposes. 

May all the HUAT be with us!


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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Memorable May 2018

May 2018, especially 9th May onwards is a memorable month. This is the month where the Malaysian had chosen the new government which is the 1st time in 61 years. Other than this, it is also a very memorable month for the investors in Bursa Malaysia too!

This is because the number of limit down counters are too damn much! So what are the limit down and almost limit down counters?
1.    Gkent
2.    Gamuda
3.    CMSB
4.    MYEG
5.    Eforce
6.    Litrak
7.    HSSEB
8.    AZRB
9.   GBGAQRS
1.   Econbhd

*I might have missed some, appreciate if you could update us if we have omitted any.

Other than those being mentioned above, most of the construction counters are badly hit either due to cancelling those mega contract.

Other than these limit down counters, there are some counter that goes limit up too.
1.      Opcom
2.      Eden
3.      Thriven
4.      Ewein

After seeing all those counters that get limit down, I do also feel afraid of doing investing even though this risk only happen once in 61 years. The feeling of seeing these stocks go limit down and not able to exit is just too painful. These limit down counters usually have a lots of liquidity and able to enter and exit freely in usual days, however, it is totally different this time. There are 0 buyers but only sellers, it is pure scary!

This don’t usually happen and it only happen in financial crisis time and this time we have experience it even financial crisis is still yet to happen. Anyway, this is a good time for us to learn and beware in future.

There are some counters like MYEG that rose from RM0.795 in 2015 and it take 3 years to go up until RM3 in 2018, and it takes only 13 trading days to drop back to RM0.795. Could you imagine how pain it is to see this happen? On the other hand, what do you think about the owner Mr TS Wong’s feeling?

Gamuda also take almost 5 years to rise from 3 and it only takes them 12 trading days to get back to where they are in 5 years ago.
I do understand, that it is not easy to endure such pain and I’m really sorry to hear about it.

Anyhow, we have finally bid farewell to May 2018 and it’s a new month. BCF believe it would be better for us to start a new month with a more positive tone.

Looking at the bright side, May 2018 is a time where we have huge changes which causes a lot of hoo-ha in the market. However, we have to stay strong as this new changes not only bring pain but it will also bring opportunities at the same time. You have to be wise to look for the prosperity lay in between.

To an investor like us, we have to adapt to this changes and look for ways to capitalize the new opportunities that arise. Big Canon believe that changes = chances, all we need to do now is open our eye and ears wide to hunt for opportunities. Let’s work hard for our future!

May all the HUAT be with us!

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