Adrian Murdoch

Nose down: Kazakhstan’s stalled privatisation back on course

After notable silence, Kazakhstan looks set to push ahead with its privatisation programme in 2020. Although unlikely before the second quarter, investors and bankers see good reason its top three major state-owned entities will engage the markets.
January 27, 2020

Pakistan's pipeline: Bankers expect up to six IPOs in 2020

After a lacklustre few years thanks in part to over-regulation, Pakistan is cleaning up its image for issuers and investors and betting on simplified IPO rules to catalyse the market. Three IPOs are waiting for approval and more are in the wings, bankers claim.
January 13, 2020

Xpeng powers up with new focus on IoT

Despite pressure on the EV industry, the electric car unicorn hopes that Series C funding and a new strategic investor will help it weather the storm.
November 13, 2019