Wanda offers $4.4 billion to take property unit private

Wanda offers $4.4 billion to take property unit private

China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, attempts to take his trophy assets private in Hong Kong as he plots a Shanghai IPO that could fetch a far higher valuation.
The military-backed government in Bangkok hopes spending on transport will add fizz to an underperforming economy.
As the G7 Summit wraps up in Japan, FinanceAsia looks at how sub-zero rates are working out for the world's third largest economy.
The Indonesian independent power producer raises $272 million from the first IPO out of the country's power and utilities sector since 2008.
KKR poaches Rob Yang from rival Blackstone at a time when some analysts say property sales in the world's second-largest economy are starting to peak.
FinanceAsia joined sponsors HSBC and S&P Global Ratings to celebrate the launch of its inaugural Asian Bond Investor Survey with a special lunch and panel discussion.

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If you led a start-up in Asia, which investor would you most want for your first round of funding?





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Alibaba
  40%
 
Venture capital funds
  30%
 
A property tycoon
  10%
 
Governments
  7%
 
A group of small investors through crowd funding
  14%

 

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