Mr DIY’s $500 Million IPO Plan to Jolt Malaysia’s Quiet Scene

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An employee assists a customer at Mr. DIY Sdn. hardware store in Singapore,

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Dealmakers are looking for signals from investors of enthusiasm for Malaysian new share sales as Mr DIY Group revives its $500 million initial public offering, which would be the country’s biggest in four years.

The home improvement retailer aims to restart gauging investors’ interest for the IPO next month after postponing the share sale in March when Covid-19 pandemic worsened, according to people familiar with the matter. The offering could begin as early as October, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the information is private.

At $500 million, Mr DIY’s share sale would be the biggest IPO in Malaysia since Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd. raked in $849 million in 2017, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The potential deal would give a boost to

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Hill Helicopters Proposes New Helo Design

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Designer Of New HX50 Expects First Model To Deliver In 2023

Hill Helicopters is promoting an all-new helicopter design — the HX50. The 5-seat, turbine-powered, 500-horsepower rotorcraft is touted to ‘deliver a whole new experience in safety, performance, adventure, comfort, and elegance.’

Designed by a team led by aeronautical engineer Dr. Jason Hill, Ph.D., the HX50 utilizes a composite structure and rotor system, along with an optimized engine, reimagined avionics, and elevated interior design.

“The helicopter industry has long awaited an Elon Musk-style disruption that redefines the modern helicopter. The wait is over,” says Hill, founder and CEO of Hill Helicopters.

“The only way to create something that is truly ground breaking is to design from the ground up, giving equal focus to aerospace design, performance, and safety as well as to the artistic and experiential aspects, including comfort, ergonomics, intuitive technology, and luxury. The HX50 brings all of this

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Christina Anstead Reveals One Thing Never To Do When Renovating a Kitchen

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As we’ve seen on “Flip or Flop,” Christina Anstead is never afraid to experiment with daring design choices. And on her new show, “Christina on the Coast,” she continues to up the ante, with big risks.

In the latest episode, “Bold Kitchen for a Brit,” Anstead is tasked with helping a British ex-pat, Simon, and his wife, Jetzabette, renovate their washed-out, all-white kitchen. This couple is the first to admit that this space needs more personality.

Their budget is a healthy $80,000. Even so, this amount is tough for Anstead, since the couple demands luxe, high-end finishes that quickly add up. Here’s how Anstead manages to bring some drama and style to

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3 Great Ways to Give Your Backyard a Tropical Vibe

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Wondering how you can experience the relaxing vibe of the tropics without actually going there? You’re in luck – there are some exciting ways to give your backyard a great update. Here are three design tips that will guide you as you create a tropical paradise in your own backyard.

1. Install a Custom Swimming Pool

No tropical escape is complete without the magic of water, and a great way to add this to your own backyard is by installing an in-ground swimming pool. Pittsburgh pool installers will work with you every step of the way, from design to completion. The design process is especially important if you’re going for a tropical vibe in your backyard. Include features like a pool grotto and a waterfall. These features will give your pool a natural look, as if the pool and the surrounding landscape have been there forever.

2. Add Tropical Plants

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