Vipshop Holdings completed the third biggest US-listed equity-linked deal by an Asia ex-Japan issuer on record.
Franshion Properties, Times Property and Nomura sell dollar debt, and Mizuho is raising Japan’s first bank capital note.
Emerging markets have been fairly resilient since the brief panic that started in late January but the game is surely up.
Taxation is one of the critical areas that can hinder the progress of Islamic finance and this needs to change, says Malaysia’s RAM Ratings.
Studies show a close correlation between health and productivity but employers are yet to get the message, thinks the founder of Hong Kong-based bespoke practice Qineticare.
Asia’s capital markets have come a long way, especially in the investment-grade space, but the same cannot be said for the high-yield sector.
AIA Group’s $1.0 billion bond is the largest Hong Kong DCM deal since May 2013
Private equity is able to deploy more leverage for buyouts in Asia fueled by the region’s liquid loan market – boosting potential returns and risk.
Tony Schultz joins KKR as managing director in Sydney, a new position within the firm, while Ash Upadhyaya, currently with KKR in the US, will relocate to Singapore.
The complementary nature of loans and bonds enables issuers to improve their bargaining power, lowering overall funding costs.
Several deals are expected, including a potential dollar note from China’s Logan Property and Indonesia’s Berau Coal.
To help diversify its investor base, the company has a secondary listing planned in Hong Kong this week.
Sun Life Financial’s Asia President Kevin Strain tells FinanceAsia how he plans to put the company on track to profitability in China by 2015.
Sun Life Financial’s Asia President Kevin Strain talks to FinanceAsia about his M&A strategy and organic growth in the region.
Gokul Laroia talks to FinanceAsia about the outlook for investment banking and his plans as the new co-CEO of Morgan Stanley Asia.