Asia (ex Japan) FIG new listings* volume at highest level in five years
We are pleased to announce the winners of our regional deal awards for 2015.
The Swiss bank is now set to ramp up operations at Credit Suisse Founder Securities after winning approval to provide brokerage services in China.
Thailand’s state-owned energy giant sold a 30.6% shareholding for $315 million, while Star Petroleum raised a further $50 million from the sale of new shares.
Three real estate loans were secured in Hong Kong this week, while Reliance locked up a massive $1.5 billion syndicate in India.
Proceeds from the IPO will help the Shandong-based lender catch up with other city commercial banks in terms of capital adequacy.
We are pleased to announce the winners of our annual country awards for excellence in corporate finance.
BEA tier-1 capital bond saves bank from a deteriorating capital base built on outdated standards.
No surprise to the market as yet another jumbo Hong Kong deal is largely pre-sold to cornerstone investors ahead of the institutional bookbuild.
The Swiss bank names Edmund Koh head of wealth management for Asia Pacific, underscoring the bank's strategy to capture a rising number of billionaires in the region.
The Chinese steel heavyweight is potentially offloading its equity stake in China Construction Bank through an exchangeable bond structure in Hong Kong.
The decision of the minority investors of Power Assets Holdings to reject the revised takeover offer from Cheung Kong Infrastructure is a good step for shareholder rights.
With the internationalisation of the renminbi, more Chinese banks are becoming considered 'globally systematically important'.
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Singapore Reit follows the example of recent Hong Kong IPOs by locking its prospective flotation away with cornerstone investors.
China has scrapped a five-month rule requiring brokerages to hold daily net long positions in their proprietary trading accounts as the country's shares continue to stabilise.
Peter Chu’s relationships across the region may provide the edge needed to clinch deals in what look set to become a highly active Asian TMT sector.
Disruptive startups have China’s state-owned banks on the back foot. Now they are seeking capital to build on their initial success.
Manila’s business elite give outgoing Philippines president Ninoy Aquino a B+ for economic management.
The deal comes as a relief to Malaysia’s scandal-hit fund which has to cut back $11 billion in debt and continues CGN's overseas expansion.
Korea Development Bank's second three-year deal is priced with a coupon rate of 4.2%, in line with initial guidance. UOB, meanwhile, is poised to follow DBS with a covered bond.
The Hong Kong property group returns to the US dollar bond market with a seven-year offering.
Japanese call centre operator Bellsystem24 is expanding in Asia now that it has completed a $411 million IPO, executives at the firm told FinanceAsia.
In their first interview since they were promoted, Mervyn Chow and Edwin Low talk about likely areas of growth and the bank's targeting of Asia's entrepreneurs.
Dealogic's weekly league table round-up of equity and debt capital market issuance.
China Everbright Ltd is sniffing out European airport and infrastructure investments in response to China's ambitious One Belt One Road blueprint.
Citi's India-based head of public sector banking will move to the Philippines next year to lead corporate and investment banking, according to an internal memo.
Chinese property developer becomes the third company in as many weeks to access the international bond markets.
Singapore-listed wastewater treatment operator closes its order book early to cope with extremely strong private banking demand.
Russia and China are steadily forging the financial infrastructure needed for greater cross-border investment. But there is still a long way to go for the two neighbours.
Australian real-estate loan volumes hit rock bottom this week, while Indonesian syndicated loans are down 37%, despite Charoen Pokphand Indonesia securing $320 mln.
A survey of leading Asian companies by JP Morgan reveals a strong desire for international acquisitions, as companies seek to adapt and grow. Intra-regional M&A remains a priority.
The Chinese real estate developer raises Rmb1.5 billion via a three-year note, offering a coupon rate of 5.25%.
A specialist in Chinese technology with a penchant for healthcare and ambitions to expand globally, China Renaissance’s Bao Fan is rising.
Two Singaporean borrowers from opposite ends of the credit spectrum access the international bond markets.
Outlook for China's domestic interbank bond market is bright after Beijing endorses the development of local debt market
The man who dreamed of turning Citic Securities into the "Goldman Sachs of China" is retiring next year after the firm became embroiled in a series of investigations.
Chinese peer-to-peer lender Lufax is once again tapping investors ahead of a planned IPO next year.
Construction and property developer braves wintry conditions in the Philippines equity market to bring possibly the largest flotation of the year.
The Hong Kong IPO market picks up speed but will deals price to perform?
Jan Metzger has joined Citi from Credit Suisse to head the US bank's TMT corporate and investment banking business in the Asia-Pacific region at a busy time for the sector.
IMF chief recommends the currency joins its Special Drawing Rights basket, ahead of executive board meeting, paving the way for its adoption as a global reserve currency.
Food and beverage group prices low amid strong price sensitivity shown by institutional investors, partly due to market turbulence.
China’s anti-corruption watchdog probes the CSRC's former listings chief Yao Gang, the most senior securities official to date, intensifying its crackdown on the financial sector.
G3 FIG issuance from Chinese issuers continues at record pace
Swiss wealth manager completes the first AT1 issue by a foreign bank in Singapore dollars.
Carlyle-backed outdoor advertising company set to become the first Chinese company to de-list from the US and re-list on the A-share market through a reverse takeover.
Busy day for Chinese investment grade issuers with deals from China Huarong Asset Management and China State Construction Engineering Corp.
The task facing the bank's Australia and New Zealand CEO is to revitalise the franchise after several high-level departures and a corruption scandal in China.
The bank's former head of global financial institution sales left early this week, and is understood to be joining a new bank in Asia after a period of gardening leave.