The Philippines' URC, run by Lance Gokongwei, is buying the New Zealand-based biscuit maker for about US$609 million.
Why FinanceAsia editors chose the award-winners. Day 2 covers Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore.
We are pleased to announce the winners of our annual Country Awards for Achievement for Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore.
Wick Veloso, HSBC's CEO for the Philippines, explains how infrastructure spending and Asean integration are set to drive domestic capital markets and banking.
The country's power industry faces the huge task of building new plants to meet the country’s future electricity needs.
FWD Group’s newly appointed CEO Huynh Thanh Phong talks to FinanceAsia about how he is turning entrepreneur Richard Li’s vision of a pan-Asian insurer into a reality
Ming Lu, head of the private equity group for the region, tells FinanceAsia that finding talent is tough but attitudes have changed.
A $300m exchangeable bond into Philippines property developer Ayala Land provides cheap funds for the parent and welcome diversification for investors.
SM Investments eyes an ambitious land reclamation project and casino through its units SM Land and Belle Corp.
The Philippine conglomerate tells FinanceAsia that it is looking to bulk up in areas in which it is already operating but is wary of dabbling in too many businesses.
The 12th largest bank by assets in the Philippines attracts interest from domestic banks ahead of a planned privatisation.
FinanceAsia's 14th annual poll, which looks to determine Asia's best companies as voted by investors and analysts. Day two covers Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand.
The Philippine electricity generator and distributor is eyeing investment opportunities in Papua New Guinea, says CFO Iker Aboitiz.
SM Investments is planning to list its China mall portfolio either in Singapore or Hong Kong once it has built up critical mass.
The US ratings agency also expects premium growth to remain robust but warns about the country's high catastrophe risks.