Thai Union agrees to buy Bumble Bee from private equity firm Lion Capital for $1.5 billion in the company's largest acquisition ever.
Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties completes the world’s largest real estate sector IPO on record.
It is unusual to meet a Chinese-born individual who has taken Japanese nationality. Artist Ando Shokei is one.
A roundup of the latest syndicated loan market news.
Asia ex-Japan borrowers have raised a record-breaking amount of euro-denominated bonds this year, with volumes touching $10.8 billion.
The country is attempting to boost its economy with bold spending on roads, bridges and other transport links.
Chinese sports brand launches its third equity fund raising in as many years as share price continues to collapse.
John Tivey, partner at White & Case, talks to FinanceAsia about his outlook for mining and metals M&A in 2015.
The return of international tourists, exports and public investment projects are set to spur growth next year.
In a rising interest rate environment the appeal of investing in longer duration bonds declines but this isn't the case for 2015.
After losing out on Porterbrook, Cheung Kong Infrastructure has its eyes on UK rolling stock company Eversholt Rail.
According to two surveys, Hong Kong finance professionals are likely to be constantly busy checking emails over the holiday period. Quelle surprise.
Temasek-backed commodities company Olam buys Archer Daniel Midland's cocoa business for $1.3 billion in its biggest acquisition ever.
The Chinese property developer priced shares towards the top on Tuesday, becoming Hong Kong's largest IPO in 2014.
Andrew Palmer of Standard & Poor's outlines his outlook for 2015, including key regional risks and financing conditions.
The current situation is ripe for a buying opportunity on the back of an improving macroeconomic climate.
Citi’s DCM veteran Duncan Phillips has been promoted to managing director as the bank continues to shore up business in the Asia bond space.
FinanceAsia is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Achievement Awards for Australia and New Zealand.
Indian steel giant Tata Steel wraps up jumbo $3.1 billion refinancing with 34 lenders, giving it breathing room.
The Chinese asset management firm’s $500m tap of its existing bond pushes the region’s total debt capital market volumes to new heights.
China G3 DCM volume breaks the $100bn mark for the first time on record
The bank transfers a senior banker to head M&A in Asia-Pacific, partly replacing Stephen Gore who left in 2012, as M&A volumes pick up in the region.
Chinese social networking company priced its shares in the middle of its indicative range, despite allegations of misconduct against its CEO.
Asia’s largest hospital operator has been improvising to maximise its capital structure as both banks and investors warm up to the sector.
The company will use proceeds from the convertible bond to build a greenfield plant on the mainland next year.
Is Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect a success? Our expert guests discuss the key issues still facing investors, brokers and banks on both sides of the border.
Although the Malaysian death care firm priced its shares at the bottom of the range, it was a big hit with retail investors.
Paul Early and Richard Satchwell replace Tim Lindley, who left the company last month.
Diverging monetary policies, weaker valuations and an uncertain regulatory environment will affect Asian high-yield into 2015 but these risks will likely be short-lived.
Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, led a delegation to Asian financial centres to promote the revamped market.
Hong Kong's ECM market is busy again as issuers take advantage of renewed investor confidence. What a contrast with the autumn when block trades, especially, were hammered.
It is a confusing time for investors but there is one place that is crying out for investment: Asian infrastructure.
PTT hires banks to study options for its retail arm while Jasmine Broadband is poised to launch an IPO next year.
Andrew Constance and National Australia Bank executives discuss the state’s multi-billion-dollar asset disposal pipeline.
CLSA hires Andrew Low to head international investment banking as it looks to build out its M&A franchise, leveraging on Chinese parent Citic’s relationships.
Sri Lanka's SEC chairman explains why his country's stock market will continue to grow strongly, driven by privatisations and the introduction of Reits and derivative products.
The US bank is restructuring its China investment banking team to adapt to its new China strategy.
Och-Ziff and Kuwait Investment Authority among those backing the Chinese developer, which is aiming to raise up to $3.86b. Books open on Monday.
Listing of the de facto holding company for Samsung Group is Korea's largest for four years, surpassing Samsung SDS's month-old share sale.
Flotation of Asia's first data centre Reit priced at top of range after attracting very strong institutional demand.
CGN Power completes world’s largest utility & energy sector IPO in 2014 YTD
John Woods, managing director at Citi Investment Management, talks to FinanceAsia about Modi, China, currency mismatches and the big three ratings agencies.
The FinTech Innovation Lab in Hong Kong saw eight start-ups pitch ideas and products to an audience of 100 venture capitalists and bankers.
Cheung Kong Infrastructure and Power Assets reach out to relationship lenders for potential $5b-$6b loan to fund bid for Fortum's Swedish assets.
China’s biggest lender sells $5.7 billion of offshore Additional tier-1 notes in three different currencies, obtaining a staggering $28 billion total order book.
It is the first selldown by shareholders in the Chinese online retailer, which listed its shares on Nasdaq in May, paving the way for Alibaba.
Flotation of gold mining assets cancelled in the face of weak sentiment for commodity plays.
China's largest pure nuclear power play attracts high demand from both retail and institutional investors.