M&A

Will an airline company ever be able to IPO again?

Amid an unprecedented level of flight reductions, a plummet in demand, and desperate capital raising exercises, expect airline IPO’s to remain grounded as the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes the industry. We review how many are finding ways just to stay alive.
March 30, 2020

Why Yes Bank’s bailout has panicked markets

State Bank of India’s agreement to buy Yes Bank stems from the central bank’s aspiration to maintain trust in the country’s financial system. However, as bank share prices and deposits fall, not everyone is reassured.
March 22, 2020

Why a merger between Grab and Gojek is unlikely (for now)

A Grab-Gojek consolidation has always been the talk of the town, given overlapping business similarities, but never taken seriously – until now. There are two outcomes that seem the most likely, but an M&A is not one of them.
March 11, 2020

Country Awards: Nominations are now open!

FinanceAsia's prestigious Country Awards is now open for submissions. With an exciting new list of categories and a fresh submissions criteria, all the information you need to take part is here.
March 05, 2020

How Naspers plans to build a global fintech platform

The head of M&A for PayU, a Naspers subsidiary, talks to FinanceAsia about its vision to create a world without financial borders and the companies it is investing in to achieve this lofty ambition.
March 04, 2020

China is pushing into Eastern Europe (and so is Korea)

Attracted by a welcoming investment climate and driven by its Belt and Road Initiative, China is the largest investor in East Central Europe by some measure. But keep your eyes out for Korea also as its investment levels in the region are surging.
February 29, 2020