Prudent acquisition?

FinanceAsia readers give the thumbs-up to Prudential's record $35.5 billion acquisition of AIA.

Prudent acquisition?

The private sale of American International Group's Asian business is a better option than the blockbuster equity listing that was being planned before Prudential made its $35.5 billion offer last week, according to FinanceAsia readers.

In a poll on our website last week, respondents gave a solid vote of approval to the deal, which will be the biggest insurance-industry tie-up ever and was described by Tidjane Thiam, Prudential's chief executive, as transformational. That could be an understatement....

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