Big catch: Thai Union snaps up Bumble Bee

Big catch: Thai Union snaps up Bumble Bee

Thai Union agrees to buy Bumble Bee from private equity firm Lion Capital for $1.5 billion in the company's largest acquisition ever.
Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties completes the world’s largest real estate sector IPO on record.
The country is attempting to boost its economy with bold spending on roads, bridges and other transport links.
Asia ex-Japan borrowers have raised a record-breaking amount of euro-denominated bonds this year, with volumes touching $10.8 billion.
It is unusual to meet a Chinese-born individual who has taken Japanese nationality. Artist Ando Shokei is one.
In a rising interest rate environment the appeal of investing in longer duration bonds declines but this isn't the case for 2015.

POLLS

Which sector will be most active for Asian M&A in 2015?




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TMT - Chinese internet giants will keep buying
  43%
 
Natural resources -­ National oil companies will see value in assets as oil prices remain weak
  19%
 
FIG -­ Local banks to continue regional expansion and consolidation domestically
  22%
 
Consumer and retail - Companies will want a piece of rising consumption in Asia
  16%
TOTAL VOTES: 79

 

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