Southeast Asia

Why investors are hunting insurtech unicorns

Asian insurers lag their global peers when it comes to investing in insurance technology start-ups, but are trying to catch up. It's seen as a potentially risky but worthwhile strategic play.
October 30, 2019

Asia-Pacific M&A set to make comeback – survey

There is a growing hunger amongst Asia-Pacific executives for M&A deals as businesses seek to capitalise on market disruptions wrought by ongoing social and trade tensions.
October 25, 2019

Are junk bonds worth the risk?

Investors hunting for higher-yield fixed income might have better luck with Asian high-yield debt. But what are the caveats?
October 25, 2019

Gojek CEO’s departure may disrupt fundraising plans

The jump by the Indonesian ride-hailing unicorn’s co-founder and CEO into politics may upset investors. Nadiem Makarim's timing is inopportune given that Gojek is mid-fundraise for its domestic and international operations.
October 21, 2019