Singapore regulator raises competition concerns on Grab’s plan to acquire Trans-cab

The statement comes after the CCCS completed its Phase 1 review of the proposed acquisition by Grab through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Grab Rentals Pte Ltd of 100 percent stake in Trans-cab.

Grab acquires Singapore’s third largest taxi operator Trans-cab through its GrabRentals arm

Grab Holdings Limited and Trans-cab Holdings Ltd have on Thursday announced the signing of an agreement for Grab Rentals Pte. Ltd. to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Trans-cab. Trans-cab has a combined taxi and private-hire-vehicle (PHV) fleet of more than 2,500 vehicles, and is accretive on a net income basis to Grab’s business.