Alison Tudor-Ackroyd

Alison Tudor-Ackroyd is the Managing Editor of FinanceAsia, AsianInvestor and The Corporate Treasurer. She is responsible for the brands' content and quality across its print and digital platforms. She leads our team of experts in finance across the Asia Pacific region. Alison reports on banks, insurers and private equity. She also covers M&A as a product area. Alison has been a financial correspondent for over a decade based out of Tokyo, London, Paris, Milan, Rome and currently Hong Kong. Before joining Haymarket, the publisher of the three titles, Alison was the Asia Pacific Finance Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal based in Hong Kong. She joined the Wall Street Journal in 2008 as the paper’s Tokyo-based Finance Correspondent. Prior to The Wall Street Journal, Alison led Reuters’ international corporate finance team in Japan and was the senior correspondent in charge of private equity coverage across the Asia Pacific region. Alison grew up in England, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Politics from Durham University and La Luiss University, Rome. Alison can be contacted at alison.tudor-ackroyd@haymarket.asia

  • Bankers bet on continued Asian M&A upswing

    Bankers bet on continued Asian M&A upswing

    Investment banks are positioning their teams of M&A advisers to capture opportunities from a potential upswing in dealmaking across the Asia-Pacific region next year.

  • Blackstone’s Antony Leung joins Nan Fung

    Blackstone’s Antony Leung joins Nan Fung

    Blackstone’s chairman for Greater China, Antony Leung, is joining Hong Kong’s Nan Fung as its chief executive from February.

  • Private equity welcomes China reform plan

    Private equity welcomes China reform plan

    Promises of less bureaucracy, land reform and free trade zones in China got a thumbs up from private equity professionals at a conference in Hong Kong.

  • Dattels returns to Asia as TPG regional co-head

    Former Goldman Sachs banker will work with Ben Gray as fellow co-head, as current Asia head Stephen Peel steps aside from the role.

  • Rethinking China’s finances

    Rethinking China’s finances

    The results of the ongoing Third Plenum will take months or even years to truly become apparent. Much rides on President Xi Jinping’s ability to push through change.

  • Blackstone buys 40% stake in China mall owner

    Blackstone buys 40% stake in China mall owner

    The world's largest private equity group and ICBC International acquire stakes in SCP, which manages shopping malls across the Pearl River Delta, Yangzi River Delta and Bohai Economic Rim.

  • Goldman Asia banker Dan Dees heads back to US

    Goldman’s co-head of investment banking in Asia-Pacific ex-Japan is heading back to the US to take up a global role, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Chinese banks tiptoe overseas

    Chinese banks tiptoe overseas

    CCB’s first purchase outside of Greater China illustrates the cautious strategy of Chinese banks as they expand overseas. CCB’s acquisition of Brazil’s BicBanco was years in the making, took advantage of a slowdown in Brazil’s economy and was reasonably priced.

  • Philippines calls for Asian ratings agency

    Philippines calls for Asian ratings agency

    Cesar Purisima, the country's finance minister, said the global ratings industry faces a battle to remain relevant amid concerns about the dominance of the three main players.

  • Guangzhou Yue Xiu makes HK bank move

    Guangzhou Yue Xiu makes HK bank move

    Hong Kong and southern China’s financial systems look set to become more interwoven after the bid for Chong Hing, one of Hong Kong’s last independently run banks.

  • PE firm Affinity is Beijing’s new milkman

    PE firm Affinity is Beijing’s new milkman

    Private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners acquires a 40% stake in a Chinese dairy business, giving it a share of the biggest milk supplier to Beijing.

  • Chong Hing yardstick for HK bank M&A

    Chong Hing yardstick for HK bank M&A

    Yue Xiu Group’s potential purchase price for Chong Hing Bank reflects the economic slowdown in mainland China and competition in Hong Kong.

  • Goldman appoints Asia e-trading head

    Goldman appoints Asia e-trading head

    Ian Smith appointed at a time when institutional investors are increasingly demanding faster, cheaper access to markets.

  • Citi builds China business step-by-step

    Citi builds China business step-by-step

    Citi’s Asia Pacific CEO Stephen Bird talks about building a profitable business in China even as the country’s economy slows.

  • Blackstone buys China’s Pactera

    Blackstone buys China’s Pactera

    The world’s largest private equity firm is leading a consortium to take the China-based consulting and technology services provider private for about $600 million.

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