Jackie Horne

Jackie Horne is a Contributing Editor for FinanceAsia

  • Chunghwa Telecom seeks bids for ADR

    The long-awaited RFP to lead Taiwan''s Chunghwa Telecom to the international equity markets was sent out yesterday (Thursday).

  • MTR Corp takes to the tracks

    The analysts meeting for the high profile privatisation of Hong Kong''s urban rail network takes place today (Friday) ahead of its flotation next month.

  • Sinopec flexes its muscles

    Hong Kong''s equity markets will provide the bulk of September''s new issuance, with jumbo offerings looming for Chinese Petroleum Corp (Sinopec) and the Mass Transit Railway Corp (MTR).

  • Sunday tests investors' faith

    Hong Kong mobile phone operator Sunday Communications has mandated Credit Suisse First Boston and JP Morgan for a first high- yield bond offering.

  • Kamco does go

    Korean asset management company launches Asia''s first cross-border securitization of non-performing loans.

  • Powercom moves ahead with Nasdaq listing

    Korea Electric Power Corporation''s (Kepco) telecommunications subsidiary PowerCom has selected ING Barings and Good Morning Securities to lead manage a roughly $768m Nasdaq listing.

  • Asia Global Crossing postpones debt and equity offerings

    Broadband internet carrier Asia Global Crossing has postponed a $1.3 billion combined debt and equity offering because delays at the US SEC would have led to roadshows cutting into the summer break.

  • Globe circles international equity investors

    Cellular operator Globe Telecom has mandated Morgan Stanley Dean Witter for an innovative issue of Philippine depositary receipts (PDRs).

  • PSA Corp sails through domestic and international debt debuts

    With the launch of its first international and domestic bond deals, Singapore''s PSA Corp is taking the first important steps to rebalance its capital structure ahead of privatization later this year.

  • Aptech stays the course

    Indian computer training and software company Aptech has completed its first overseas share sale and taken a realistic view of what was achievable in the circumstances.

  • 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.

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