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.
Hong Kong-listed semiconductor company exploits chronic lack of supply to pay for acquisition of DEK from Dover.
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.
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.
The deal could open the floodgates for the initial public offerings of take-private Chinese companies.
Private equity firm Excelsior Capital sells 37% of its stake in South Korea’s largest cable operator CJ HelloVision in a block trade on Thursday night.
The world's largest tablet and smartphone display maker is set to list in Tokyo in March, which would be the largest IPO in Asia so far this year.
Gaurav Mehta promoted to lead Indian coverage at Swiss bank after departure of Ravi Shankar last year.
The online retailer appears to have stolen a march on its bigger rival Alibaba, which has also long been mulling an IPO.
Offering by Li Ka-shing's trust priced at low end of guidance after investors showed lukewarm appetite to the assets during bookbuilding.
The hotel and casino operator raised $174 million to go towards redeveloping a casino complex in Macau, the world’s largest gambling destination.
Corporate governance concerns led Beijing regulators to intervene in the A-share IPO market, underpinning a broader trend to deepen Asian financial markets.
The partially upsized block trade in the Taiwan refiner was more than half-covered at launch and priced at a 5% discount.
Haitian raises $200 million from debut CB, while CP Foods brings Thailand’s first ever exchangeable bond, a $290 million deal into CP All.
The Chinese coal company is to meet investors on Thursday for its proposed Rmb9.8 billion ($1.6 billion) Shanghai listing as the first three A-share deals since market reforms receive a lot of love.
The $4 billion to $5 billion deal is scheduled to launch on January 14 and is expected to be followed by a number of other large listings in the first half.
Fourty-four companies have gone public here in the past three months and Hong Kong accounts for one-third of the global volume of new listings in December, Dealogic data show.
Power Assets says the listing of its Hong Kong electricity business in the form of a trust is scheduled for January 29. The aim is to sell up to 70% to public investors, which implies a potential deal size of up to $5.7 billion.
The Chinese bank exercises the 15% upsize option in full to pull off this year’s largest new listing as Chinese investors come out in force to support the transaction.
The spin-off from Kerry Properties attracts massive demand and Cinda jumps more than 25% in its trading debut, confirming the current appetite for China exposure.