F J Benjamin Holdings Ltd listed on the Singapore Exchange on 14 November 1996, founded in 1959 headquarters in Singapore and it has offices in nine cities with more than 2000 employees. This Company is one of the leaders in building and management, and development system of retail and distribution networks for international luxury and lifestyle brands across Asia. The company participates in importing, exporting, licensing, distribution and retailing of consumer fashion wear and accessories household furnishing, timepieces, eyewear and multimedia storage product and operation of cafes and entertainment outlets. Especially, FJ Benjamin has four main segments is Luxury and Lifestyle Fashion Retailing and Distribution such as: Banana Republic, Gap and Givenchy..Timepiece Distribution such as: Bell & Ross, Chronotech and DeWitt. Creative and Design such as Raoul and Investing in Lifestyle Concepts.
In FJ Benjamin Holdings Ltd’s wants to growth its portfolio by expanding business on Europe and the United States. In first of 2013, the company has some investment project to opened store located in Malaysia with required amount of SGD$ 15 million initial capital. FJ Benjamin needs more capital to implement these projects by borrowing SGD$ 10 million from bank for long-term loan for 5 year. To running and remaining new store in Singapore, in first of February 2013 FJ Benjamin need to imports 10milion luxury fashion wear of Céline brand from French with due date at first of March . When order is accepted the company submit Trust Receipt to bank as a short term loan. At the due date, Bank on behalf of FJ Benjamin payoff 10 million for exporter.
About general financial situation of FJ Benjamin, based on annual reported for 2011/2012, FJ Benjamin Holdings Ltd. reached $ 393,237,000 turnover in 2012. In 2011, turnover increased 22 % to $353.9 million from $289.4 million. In 2012, company’s operating profit was $ 22,046,000 and in 2011 reached $ 18,102,000 increase $3,944,000. Profit before tax was $19,670,000 compared to $17,042,000 a year ago. Net profit after tax rose 55% to $12.8 million from $8.3 million last year. Operating profit strengthened to $18.3 million from $5.1 million in FY 2010. Gross margins rose to 43 % from 41% in the previous financial year. Cost-to-revenue ratio improved to 39% from 42%. Based on all financial information mention above, it reflects that the quality of the business has improved and become more stable in 3 years ago. In Financial ratio analysis: Return On Equity (ROE) (%) of FJ Benjamin in 2012 was 10.13% increase 0.3% compared 2011 was 9.71%. The return on equity evaluated a FJ Benjamin’s profitability by showing how much profit it generates with the amount shareholders have invested. Debt Ratio of this company in last 3 year was approximately 80% in 2012, 72 % in 2011 and 2010. Debt ratio increase 8% from 2010 to 2012 mean that FJ Benjamin has very high debt ratio.
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