M&A

Hyundai Oilbank IPO still on course after stake sale

The owner of South Korea’s fourth-largest oil refinery will still pursue the highly anticipated initial public offering of its business after selling a 17% stake to Saudi Arabia’s state oil company.
April 15, 2019

S-Reits in merger race for bigger scale

The proposed merger between OUE Commercial Reit and OUE Hospitality Trust signals a growing trend where Reit mangers combine assets for stronger liquidity and financing capacity.
April 08, 2019

ADM sees opportunity in distressed debt

ADM Capital has been seeking debt financing opportunities among distressed Chinese companies for more than 15 years. While that opportunity remains strong, its funding of outbound deals is shrinking.
March 25, 2019

Hang tight: BPEA intends to ride out stormy Asian property markets

Private equity property managers are facing fierce competition for assets and economic uncertainty. BPEA plans to remain on the sidelines, for now, buying debt rather than equity in countries such as Malaysia. Other property managers should take note.
March 11, 2019