Manulife returns with bigger S-Reit IPO

Manulife returns with bigger S-Reit IPO

Canadian financial services group decided to press ahead with the listing of its US office portfolio in Singapore and is hoping for a second-time success.
The supply chain manager responded to calls to focus on its core businesses, selling a healthcare and consumer arm for $350m to conglomerate Dah Chong Hong.
Investors looking for yield are once more setting their sights on emerging markets, with China equities looking attractive, according to Wayne Bowers of Northern Trust AM.
Swiss private lender puts its money where its mouth is after predicting growing wealth for high net worth investors in the Philippines and Thailand last year.
China's financial sector has been a focus of Xi Jinping's attempt to crack down on graft. As three Citic Securities executives are arrested, we list those caught up.
Part state-owned China Molybdenum’s purchase of niobium and phosphate businesses from Anglo American for $1.5 billion could herald fresh Chinese mining M&A boom.

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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
  41%
 
Venture capital funds
  25%
 
A property tycoon
  3%
 
Governments
  9%
 
A group of small investors through crowd funding
  22%

 

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