Jackie Horne

Jackie Horne is a Contributing Editor for FinanceAsia

  • Digital United bows to the inevitable

    Taiwanese ISP and web-hosting services provider Digital United Holdings has postponed its Nasdaq IPO in the face of investor resistance to Asian internet stocks.

  • India's Aptech remains on course

    Indian computer training and software company Aptech is confident that it will still be able to complete its first overseas share sale on Monday.

  • Kepco brings PowerCom to equity markets

    One of the most intensely fought after mandates from Korea this year is about to be awarded, as Kepco selects lead managers for the listing of its telecommunications and cable network, PowerCom.

  • Singapore borrowers step up to the market

    PSA Corp, Singapore Power and Keppel Corp are all about to launch new bond offerings, in a display of the growing importance the Lion City attaches to controlled use of debt.

  • Digital United postpones IPO Pricing

    Taiwanese ISP and web-hosting services provider Digital United Holdings has pushed back the pricing of its Nasdaq flotation until Monday.

  • Posco mandates Samurai

    Pohang Iron & Steel (Posco) has selected Nikko Salomon Smith Barney and Nomura to lead its second Yen-denominated bond offering of the year.

  • Hanvit Bank to boost tier 1 equity

    Hanvit Bank is considering a bold and some might say rash move to meet its capital adequacy ratios by issuing tier 1 equity.

  • A tale of two debt issuers

    Asian borrowers have continued their assault on the Yen markets with the launch of deals for Kepco and the Republic of the Philippines.

  • PSA embarks on first international roadshows

    A new benchmark issuer has emerged from Singapore, as government-owned PSA Corp attempts to lengthen the maturity and investor profile of the Lion city in the international bond markets.

  • China cuts swathe through Samurai market

    With a little help from its friends, China has re-stormed the Samurai market with an important and successful strategic deal.

  • KEB issues just in time

    Korea Exchange Bank has re-opened Asia''s subordinated debt sector with a controversial but ultimately successful deal in difficult market circumstances.

  • KEB taps subordinated debt market

    Korea Exchange Bank will attempt to raise much needed tier-2 capital on Monday when it prices a dollar-denominated subordinated debt offering.

  • An offside offsite

    Never let it be said that Morgan Stanley Dean Witter doesn''t care about its staff.

  • ROP is going Japanese

    The Republic of the Philippines has mandated Daiwa and Nikko Salomon Smith Barney for a Y70 billion bond.

  • Merrill lures Hills from Citibank

    Citibank loses Quentin Hills to Merrill Lynch as the US investment bank seeks to re-build capacity in domestic debt.

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