China's top pig farmer seeks Cofco deal

State-owned food giant Cofco is seeking to restructure with private-sector help. And an Rmb1 billion investment from a pork producer into its finance unit could be the latest step.
June 14, 2017

PE stays put in Cofco Meat IPO

Cofco Meat's private-equity backers are all holding onto their shares, signaling their faith in the company's prospects.
October 17, 2016

China Huarong girds against upstarts

Huarong chairman Lai Xiaomin tells FinanceAsia that the country's largest asset manager faces tougher competition from new market entrants.
October 14, 2015

Weetabix adopts a Chinese flavour

Baring Private Equity Asia closes purchase of 40% stake in Weetabix and plans expansion in China. Loan financing largely taken up by Chinese banks.
September 01, 2015

Cofco Land builds bond reputation

The Hong Kong-listed property company’s debut $800 million five-year bond was six times oversubscribed, offering investors a good pickup over similar rated credits.
November 11, 2014

Cofco Land plans up to $500m placement

Cofco Land plans to fund its acquisition of $1.6 billion worth of properties with a share placement of up to $500 million and a loan, which are both expected early November.
September 18, 2014

China's SOE reform gathers pace

Sinopharm and China National Building Materials are next in line for further privatization as Beijing revamps its debt-laden state sector.
July 15, 2014