The spin-off of ThaiBev’s regional beer assets has three characteristics likely to draw investors’ attention. A successful listing will support the tone for future Thai deals, but, more importantly, set it for Asean ones too.
Founded in 2016 with a broad remit of financial data aggregation and analysis, MioTech has turned its focus to ESG, a new sweet spot for investors. In doing so, its client base has doubled in a year and its financial backers are firmly committed.
In partnership with China Investment Corporation (CIC) and BNP Paribas, Eurazeo’s China head tells FinanceAsia how France's largest private equity company plans to spend up to Eur1.5 billion to break into the world’s second largest economy.
Sitting on a half a trillion dollars of non-performing assets, India’s desire to lift growth should be enough to allow foreign investors to fully tap the country’s distressed debt market. However, there are two major impediments to change.
Amid the implementation of new trading rules and access to cheaper financing, increasing numbers of public companies in Hong Kong are choosing to delist or privatise even as bourse rules allow unprofitable companies to go public.
Aamir Khan was parachuted into the top job in mid-August and has since swept through the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan streamlining and simplifying regulations. He spoke to FinanceAsia about his vision to re-ignite the country’s capital markets.
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.
After announcing a $100 million Series B+ funding, the biotech company’s CEO tells FinanceAsia it is now in full IPO preparation mode with Hong Kong as its preferred destination. However, a dual listing is not out of the question.