G3 Debt Capital Market on YTD record high despite drop in volume this week
Group founder’s elder son raises $341 million from selling part of his stake in retail flagship, marking his withdrawal from a bitter years-long power struggle with his brother.
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.
KWG Property Holding, IndianOil LNG and Thai Union Group feature in Dealogic's roundup of loans activity in Asia for February 10 to 16.
The BB-rated company becomes the first local government financing vehicle to sell a dollar bond this year, attracting $2.5 billion of orders for its $300 million deal.
FinanceAsia handed out its 2016 Achievement Awards on Thursday night to the best and brightest in the region’s capital markets and named its Outstanding Achievement winner.
Despite being priced inside fair value, Huawei's new five-year and 10-year bonds traded up in the secondary market as investors continued to pile in.
The Henan-based operator of private schools aims for a conservative valuation despite market recovery.
Falling interest rates should be good news for India's prospective new asset class — infrastructure investment trusts — as long as issuers price the first few deals to perform.
The Hong Kong-listed property developer increases the size of its bond after attracting more than $5.5 billion of demand.
PCCW offloads HKT Trust stake in Hong Kong’s first billion-dollar block trade in 10 months. That points at a likely revival in Hong Kong's slumbering equities market.
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.
Equity and Debt Capital Markets pick up this week
The Chinese property company will pay half what it does on one outstanding bond after taking advantage of buoyant high-yield demand.
K Wah Financial Services, JSW Jaigarh Port and feature in Dealogic's roundup of loans activity in Asia for February 4 to 10.
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.
Despite a chunky cut in pricing from initial guidance, the solar power company's dollar bond trades up in the secondary market.
Winners of our 2016 Achievement Awards in Australia and New Zealand joined us for a celebration dinner in Sydney this week
The US tech giant’s sale of non-voting shares offers an opportunity for Hong Kong to rethink its approach to new listings. It's an option the city should reject.
More capital is needed to fight the blight of pollution in the mainland's smoggy cities. But issuers may find criteria for what constitutes a "green bond" are far tougher overseas.
Randy Gelber will join the Swiss bank in April as its head of technology media and telecommunications for the Asia-Pacific region.
The proceeds will be used to buy the Indian clean energy company's proposed masala bonds.
The coal mining group gets a warm welcome as the recovery in commodity prices helps bond investors to look beyond the recent default of key customer PT Berau Coal Energy.
The Henan-based private school operator plans to list in Hong Kong, following Wisdom Education’s debut late last month.
Both Equity and Debt Capital Markets in a lull due to Lunar New Year
The Guangzhou-based property firm demonstrated the flexibility of China’s bond regulator, selling a bond after its approval had officially expired. Here is how it did it.
Thai warehouse operator enters final preparation for a domestic IPO of its water treatment business as it seeks capital to reduce leverage after Hemaraj deal.
A new breed of insurance firms has grown very big, very fast. Long a source of instability in the market, these firms can now be quite the opposite.
SPIC Pacific Hydro, Shimao Property and Indomobil Finance Indonesia feature in Dealogic's roundup of loans activity in Asia for January 20 to 26.
Vodafone is unlikely to proceed with the planned flotation of its Indian unit after entering negotiations to sell the assets to Idea Cellular.
Soaring property prices are leading to a boom for Chinese developers. But the Beijing government is looking on with alarm and is tightening the rules.
Both Equity and Debt Capital Markets sluggish in the last week of January
FinanceAsia has picked the best banks, corporations and law firms in Australia and New Zealand. This is why they stood out from the crowd.
FinanceAsia picked the best deals in Australia and New Zealand last year. This is why they stood out from the crowd.
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.
Tibet Tianyuan Mineral Exploration, Wenzhou Oujiang Estuary Bridge and Siam City Cement in Dealogic's roundup of loans activity in Asia for January 20 to 26.
The dollar green bond market is now open for the year, after Indian company raises $200 million.
Goodbye monkey, hello rooster! FinanceAsia is taking a break for the Chinese New Year holiday. Normal service resumes on Wednesday, February 1.
The coal sector feels the heat, with leading domestic and international banks increasingly reluctant to lend
Regulators look set to give more commercial banks the option of securitising their bad loans this year. But the move could weaken asset quality in the market.
FinanceAsia is pleased to invite Japan's leading financial institutions to submit their pitches for this year's awards.
Billionaire Anil Agarwal's London-listed mining group raises $1 billion in a five-and-a-half year deal to take out part of its outstanding bonds.
Shock events and fears about economic growth created roadblocks for executives and investors in Asia this past year. But there were bright spots.
Tighter controls on capital outflows and scrutiny from other Chinese regulators mean tighter constraints on overseas expansion, experts tell S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The Hong Kong-listed property company's $500 million bond offered an attractive new-issue premium to investors.
Korean conglomerate is paying $530 million to acquire a controlling 51% stake in silicon wafer manufacturer LG Siltron.
The domestic bond market on the mainland faces a wall of maturities this year. But refinancing these deals will not bring the revenue boon bankers may be hoping for.
The HNA-backed airline raises $250 million as it joins a recent fundraising rush in the region. But turbulence in the aviation world means demand is cooler than for some issuers.
A host of exciting technology start-ups and fintech plays are preparing to go public in 2017. Zhong An Insurance leads the way, with big names like Ant Financial to come.