Kraft Heinz's abortive bid for Unilever offers a timely reminder to Asian dealmakers of some of the pitfalls to avoid when structuring an M&A deal.
Henry Cai's private equity fund is tapping Chinese and Asian demand for European small- and mid-caps with a technology focus and ambitions to expand into Asia, its MD says.
China’s drive to improve food safety via foreign acquisitions faces growing anti-trust barriers and management failures. FinanceAsia talks to deal-makers about how to make the recipe just right.
Hunger for food security and safety are a recipe for overseas acquisitions in 2017.
MBK Partners sees its sale of a 60% stake in CNS fall through again, underscoring the regulatory difficulties for private equity firms attempting to exit Taiwan.
Vodafone is unlikely to proceed with the planned flotation of its Indian unit after entering negotiations to sell the assets to Idea Cellular.
Alibaba’s financial affiliate pays $880 million to acquire MoneyGram, highlighting its ambition to broaden its service offerings in the face of stiff domestic competition.
Korean conglomerate is paying $530 million to acquire a controlling 51% stake in silicon wafer manufacturer LG Siltron.
The history of investors trying to make co-investments with private equity firms or even go it alone is strewn with casualties.
Tensions are building as a growing number of institutional investors, such as CPPIB and Ontario Teachers, take to direct investments. Regulators are watching the trend closely.
CEO Janice Lee talks about battling cable cutters and pirates while turbo-charging a regional rollout of hot new media technology OTT via M&A. Local rival TVB meanwhile gives up.
Jack Ma is set to spend $2.6 billion to take Intime Retail Group private, moving to boost Alibaba’s physical presence as part of its online-to-offline strategy.
Axiom, a private equity fund-of-funds, explains why it is putting more of its new $1 billion fund to work in markets such as Thailand and South Korea than ever before.
The online game developer looks en route to a backdoor listing in Shenzhen as a tussle between shareholders comes to an end.
CITIC and CITIC Capital will have a controlling stake of 52%, while Carlyle and McDonald’s will have interests of 28% and 20%, respectively.