FinanceAsia Magazine

Issue: March, 2006

Issue: March, 2006

What's in FinanceAsia Magazine this month?

Our cover story looks at a courtroom saga involving coal, collateral and controversy, involving Deutsche Bank and Indonesian tycoons.

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Our Cover Story û Courtroom Saga û details a high stakes courtroom clash between Deutsche Bank and Indonesian tycoons. The highly complex dispute centres on the ownership of a 40% stake in the Adaro coal mine û the largest in Indonesia. ItÆs a compelling, colourful drama of corporate intrigue whose impact could be felt on last year's Adaro LBO and high yield bond.

Other Features

Stocks buck Thaksin crisis. Analysts remain positive on Thai stocks despite market turbulence.

HSBC ends UTI dream. HSBC closes a chapter on its Indian ambitions.

Third time lucky. PMB finally gets it right in the bond market.

The Newbridge factor. Will its investment in a Taiwanese bank trigger consolidation?

The promise of the big screen. Will there be a TFT-LCD supercycle?

Desperately seeking stock listings. Is Taiwan on the verge of attracting IP0s again?

The Reit stuff. Is ChinaÆs property market ready for Reits?

ChinaÆs FDI puzzle. Is ChinaÆs FDI actually slowing?

Power problems. China embraces alternative energy but with uncertain results.

Done New York, try Tokyo. Japan thinks itÆs the natural place to list ChinaÆs large companies. The Chinese may disagree.

Nuclear showdown. Gordon Chang on why North Korea could end the world.

Airport bid derailed. Ambani sues the government over airport privatization.

JakartaÆs growth dilemma. Sometimes the right policies lead to the wrong results.

Rethinking hybrids. Orica rekindles interest in AustraliaÆs tarnished hybrid market.

Brewing success. Biocon is one IndiaÆs hottest companies.

Our Eye on CFO is with Bharat Doshi of Mahindra & Mahindra, Who is... Amit Jain , and China Entrepreneur is Shi Zhengrong of Suntech Power . Plus all the other usuals: Angel Fok, Bookend, People on the Move, Month in Tech, Month in Asia, Deal of the Month and Primary Markets.

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About FinanceAsia Magazine

Established in 1996, FinanceAsia is the leading publisher of financial news in the Asia-Pacific region. Our combination of print and online products provide the latest news, analysis and insight into Asia’s financial markets.

Published monthly from our office in Hong Kong, FinanceAsia magazine provides our readers with the latest financial trends, interviews, features and investigative reports. The publication has a readership of key decision-makers at corporations, governments, investment and commercial banks, institutional investors, asset managers, brokers, traders and financial intermediaries.

Our regular sections include:

Data Story
We look at the key data behind a topical theme in Asian finance, showcased with an array of graphs and tables.

A monthly opinion column from the FinanceAsia editorial team. We provide our thoughts on a topic making the headlines.

Deal of the Month
Our regular two-page spread with its signature artwork and in-depth analysis examines the equity, debt or M&A deal that we feel has had the biggest impact on the Asian capital markets that month.

Investor Dialogue
For company CEOs and CFOs, what investors think is a critical concern, and in this column we help them understand just this. Each month we speak to a Chief Investment Officer of a top fund and outline their views on corporate governance, what stocks they like and where they expect to generate the best returns.

A monthly opinion piece from a respected author or commentator on Asian business, finance or economics.

People on the Move
Here we summarise the key hires, fires and moves at the region’s banks, highlighting at least one major move each month.

Deal Tracker
We examine the major primary markets deals of the month and comment on the quality of the debt or equity transaction and the secondary market performance.

The Arts of Finance
A light-hearted look at investment opportunities surrounding the arts business in Asia.


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