As more choose to communicate online rather than conduct face-to-face meetings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, InnoCare Pharma’s successful virtual IPO shows that investors can get the message and many of them are very willing to pay.
New to the investment game, family office RHL Ventures acutely follows Asian millennial behaviour and invests in startup companies it believes will capitalise on it. Investments run the gamut from dating, bespoke coffee to “clean” cosmetics.
Investors and analysts give us their professional views on the most admired companies in the region. HDFC Bank, Tata, and Bajaj Finserv won the plaudits in India, DBS Bank shone in Singapore, and PTT and Siam Cement had success in Thailand.
Top portfolio managers and analysts give us their professional views on the most admired companies in the region. Astra International and Bank Central Asia perform well in Indonesia, Digi.com and Maybank excel in Malaysia, and Ayala comes out top in the Philippines.
The region’s top portfolio managers and analysts give us their considered views on the most admired corporations. China Unicom and China Telecom rank highly in China, Sun Hung Kai Properties and Champion REIT top the charts in Hong Kong, and TSMC shines in Taiwan.
The delay to Indonesia’s budget carrier’s listing should have investment bankers very worried: the coronavirus now no longer fits the China-only profile but has infected those merely with exposure to it.
As India’s government is under pressure to shore up its ailing balance sheet, it has identified a handful of state assets to sell. The Life Insurance Corporation of India offers the most lucrative opportunity, but how international investors respond when they look under the hood is key.
Chinese companies offering online medical services are presently in vogue with early stage investors. In light of this mini-trend, we interviewed the chairman of Ping An Good Doctor to explore how the coronavirus outbreak could shape the future of healthcare in China.