• Swiss-Asian distributor DKSH to list

    Swiss-Asian distributor DKSH to list

    DKSH announces IPO plans, hoping that Asian growth and Swiss governance will attract investors.

  • Otkritie Capital to open in Hong Kong

    Otkritie Capital to open in Hong Kong

    Senior management at the Russian investment bank outline plans for opening their first Asia-Pacific office in the second half of the year. Sberbank, however, maintains focus on Europe.

  • Let there be comp!

    Let there be comp!

    New rules in the UK shed some fresh light on senior-level compensation in the banking industry, but do little to improve regulatory oversight.

  • Reel Lessons: The Debt

    Reel Lessons: The Debt

    How an Israeli hit squad that needs to finish off a job from the past is a lot like Greece.

  • Making cuts in Asia balanced by funding needs

    European financial institutions that want access to Asian liquidity should think twice about cutting staff and closing desks in the region.

  • Chinese entrepreneurs find stability in staying private

    Chinese entrepreneurs find stability in staying private

    David Berger, head of Asia-Pacific markets at SecondMarket, talks about how private listings are becoming more attractive.

  • A look at how IFC does private equity

    We talk to David Wilton, the chief investment officer of the global emerging market private equity portfolio of IFC, which is the private sector development arm of the World Bank.

  • The role of alternative funding in Asia

    The role of alternative funding in Asia

    Warren Allderige, CEO of Pacific Harbor Group, talks about distressed and special situations investing in Asia.

  • Chinese brokers take on the world

    Chinese brokers take on the world

    BTIG’s Asia chief executive, Jesse Lentchner, talks about the challenges that Chinese brokerages will face as they venture abroad.

  • The rise of the super regionals

    A new breed of global emerging-market investment bank is being built from the rubble of the old, bulge-bracket model. And this is shaking up the banking industry.

  • Non-banks raise the bar on payments innovation

    Regulators could challenge the ability of banks to innovate and that might make the non-bank providers a greater force in the industry.

  • Risk mitigation has its downsides too

    Risk mitigation has its downsides too

    With CFOs and corporate treasurers focusing on risk, companies are now better prepared for the unexpected than ever before. But are new banking regulations actually increasing the risk of companies not getting paid and reducing their ability to finance their businesses?

  • Collaboration, that's what the banking sector needs

    Following the financial crisis, banks are no longer trying to compete with each other in every product and every region of the world. Indeed it now transpires that banks are collaborating with each other, not just failing to compete.

  • Seasonal sales cycle calls for flexibility at Arcelik

    Seasonal sales cycle calls for flexibility at Arcelik

    Arcelik LG's finance and accounting manager, Burhan Murzoglu, explains how the company's treasury copes with seasonal finance and staff fluctuations.

  • The golden hedge

    With the price of gold moving inexorably up, could it be of interest to more than worried investors? Could companies actually use gold as a hedging tool?

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