Bank of Communications agrees to buy 80% of Banco BBM in an all-cash deal, coinciding with Li Keqiang’s visit to Brazil.
Oil price volatility and management changes at Chinese majors have seen deal flow turn sluggish, making it difficult for even small firms to ink agreements.
Numerical parity is possible, but it would be a departure for Hutchison Whampoa to forsake a control position in a potential telco JV with Vimpelcom
Bankers in Thailand to see pockets of IPO and offshore acquisition activity while domestic investors to animate equity capital markets.
Japan’s marquee companies have signed a record-breaking run of transformational foreign acquisitions – and their financiers are shouldering the risk.
Hutchison Whampoa secures £3.1 billion of investments from GIC, Canada Pension Fund, and three other funds in exchange for a 33% stake in the combined British O2 and Three business.
TutorGroup, Mogujie, Meilishuo and Tujia hope to raise $300 million to $500 million each from an expanding pool of investors looking to hit pre-IPO home runs.
US-listed Chinese gaming company reaches definitive agreement to be taken private in a transaction funded by China Merchants and Wing Lung.
Privately-held Chinese steel importer is keen to merge with a state-owned firm to access funding and capitalise on opportunities arising from the commodities slump.
China Resources Enterprises proposal is the latest example of a conglomerate streamlining its business to create a more focused story for shareholders.
The fund of private equity funds sees China dealmakers offering more downside protection in wake of IPO shutdown and eking out deals in midst of economic reform.
Christopher Heady talks to FinanceAsia about the firm's "fantastic relationship worldwide" with GE and how it plans to invest its $5b property fund across Asia Pacific.
TCC, the private investment vehicle of Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, has expressed keen interest in the Vietnam brewery, according to the firm's chief dealmaker.
The Canadian insurer fended off stiff competition for the bancassurance partnership from AIA, Prudential and the incumbent Aviva which called the price tag economically unviable.
The private equity real estate investor sees a further slide in mainland property prices, even as Beijing acts to prop up the market.