Chinese investors looking to make acquisitions in Europe face challenges. But a careful approach can bear fruit
The Malaysian group drops a year-long plan to list its properties and now plans to inject them into its listed subsidiary in a $278 million merger.
The Canadian insurer is hiring data analysts, sealing partnerships and taking lessons from Chinese fintech firms in ways to embed itself into people’s lives.
The Canadian insurer has spent C$1 billion on M&A in Asia since 2012 – now its regional CEO sees the deals boosting ROE to double digits in three to five years.
Haier's purchase of General Electric's home appliances unit was a landmark deal for the Chinese company. Behind the scenes it provided its fair share of headaches.
Kraft Heinz's abortive bid for Unilever offers a timely reminder to Asian dealmakers of some of the pitfalls to avoid when structuring an M&A deal.
Henry Cai's private equity fund is tapping Chinese and Asian demand for European small- and mid-caps with a technology focus and ambitions to expand into Asia, its MD says.
China’s drive to improve food safety via foreign acquisitions faces growing anti-trust barriers and management failures. FinanceAsia talks to deal-makers about how to make the recipe just right.
Hunger for food security and safety are a recipe for overseas acquisitions in 2017.
MBK Partners sees its sale of a 60% stake in CNS fall through again, underscoring the regulatory difficulties for private equity firms attempting to exit Taiwan.
Vodafone is unlikely to proceed with the planned flotation of its Indian unit after entering negotiations to sell the assets to Idea Cellular.
Alibaba’s financial affiliate pays $880 million to acquire MoneyGram, highlighting its ambition to broaden its service offerings in the face of stiff domestic competition.
Korean conglomerate is paying $530 million to acquire a controlling 51% stake in silicon wafer manufacturer LG Siltron.
The history of investors trying to make co-investments with private equity firms or even go it alone is strewn with casualties.
Tensions are building as a growing number of institutional investors, such as CPPIB and Ontario Teachers, take to direct investments. Regulators are watching the trend closely.