Investors are taking more care to assess the risks of each credit, wary of the potential for another default.
India's largest online travel company will use proceeds for acquisitions and investments in strategic businesses. The deal prices on Thursday night.
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.
Japan Display, a major supplier to Apple, priced at the low end of guidance, reflecting cautious investor sentiment globally.
A planned Rmb1.5 billion issue by Maoye International suggests demand for dim sum bonds might not be dependent on the currency’s appreciation.
China's Haichang Holdings priced shares in the middle of its indicative range and met with solid demand as global investors sought greater exposure to domestic tourism in China.
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.
SM Investments is planning to list its China mall portfolio either in Singapore or Hong Kong once it has built up critical mass.
Shares in China's largest auction house soared in the first hours of trading, with retail investors keen to buy a piece of the mainland's version of Sotheby's and Christie's.
After Wednesday’s attempt at a block sale failed, Korea Exchange Bank managed to offload 4.35 million shares in Hana Financial Group, raising $167 million.
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.
The luxury bag manufacturer, which boasts high-end retail clients such as Prada, held a secondary share offering that met with strong institutional investor demand.
A roundup of the latest syndicated loan market news.
Korea Exchange Bank aimed to sell 4.35 million shares in Hana Financial Group in a block trade.
China's Premier Li Keqiang may be looking to shore up confidence by maintaining growth targets but investors are becoming worried.
Chaori Solar said it would not make a March 7 interest payment, signalling China's first default. Some are calling it the country's Bear Stearns moment.
Several deals are expected, including a potential dollar note from China’s Logan Property and Indonesia’s Berau Coal.
Hong Kong-listed semiconductor company exploits chronic lack of supply to pay for acquisition of DEK from Dover.
The funds raised from the share offering, which met with strong international and local investor demand, is to be used to purchase a 40% stake in Istanbul's second airport.
Ion Investment, a portfolio company of the Singaporean investment fund, put 4.1 million shares up in a block trade, raising $174.7 million.
Maker of skyscraper windows sells convertible bond to redeem a previous out-of-the-money trade.
Other issuers listed in Hong Kong may follow suit now that the mainland Chinese IPO market has reopened but it could be slow going.
The global private equity firm agreed to acquire the Korean security business ADT Korea from Tyco for $1.93 billion in cash – the biggest buyout in the country since 2008.
To help diversify its investor base, the company has a secondary listing planned in Hong Kong this week.
Australia’s second-largest lender is seeking to expand its Asian wholesale banking team, leveraging on strong trade flows between both regions.
Beijing Capital surprises the market with its nimble $793 million acquisition of Transpacific’s New Zealand arm, as corporate China's globalisation push continues apace.
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.
Demand for food supply is pushing up the price of agricultural businesses in Australia where there are always more bidders than available assets, say M&A advisers.
China's answer to Sotheby's and Christie's raised $331 million ahead of its Hong Kong IPO, with shares being priced at HK$33 a share, the top end of the range.
Southwest Securities’ $703 million follow-on is the third largest follow-on from a Chinese issuer in 2014.
China aims to list a marine theme park in March, which would make it the first Asian theme park to go public. The roadshow begins Friday.
The Asian Development Bank-affiliated Credit Guarantee & Investment Facility is working on its first guaranteed project bond.
The UK-based bank appoints Sudeep Sarma as head of Asia research and Bhavtosh Vajpayee as head of equity research Asia ex-Japan.
The recent actions of the Chinese central bank raise the risks but have failed to dent appetite for offshore renminbi bonds.
Bankers secured two cornerstone investors for Hanhua ahead of the Chinese microfinance company's listing.
Rupert Mitchell, who oversaw Citi’s Asia-Pacific equity syndicate desk, left this week to join Goldman Sachs' ECM desk.
The US-Nordic group, which offers technology and services to Asia's companies and exchanges, is encouraged by what it sees in the region.
The Australian oil and gas marine services provider started an accelerated bookbuild on Tuesday to help fund the $496m acquisition, which will almost double its vessel fleet.
Samir Atassi, who heads markets sales at Royal Bank of Scotland, has taken on additional responsibilities as head of the bank's markets client group for Asia Pacific ex Japan.
The French water and waste management company tells FinanceAsia it is looking for more customers in China at a time when the country is trying to clean up its rivers.
StanChart hires Samuel Tan as director, loan syndicate and distribution, based in Singapore.
Coming to a private bank near you soon: trained staff.