ipo

How to win at an IPO in the middle of a global meltdown

As more choose to communicate online rather than conduct face-to-face meetings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, InnoCare Pharma’s successful virtual IPO shows that investors can get the message and many of them are very willing to pay.
March 24, 2020

Will LIC be the Saudi Aramco of India?

As India’s government is under pressure to shore up its ailing balance sheet, it has identified a handful of state assets to sell. The Life Insurance Corporation of India offers the most lucrative opportunity, but how international investors respond when they look under the hood is key.
February 18, 2020

The Philippine REIT experiment will start with Ayala Land, but challenges lay ahead

After years of regulatory horse trading with the market, one of the Philippines' highest profile companies is set to list the country’s first ever REIT. In what is seen as a huge shift in sentiment to the asset class, the country’s high-grade real estate market is, however, under strain from global economic shifts.
February 12, 2020

ThaiBev’s beer IPO could prove to be Asean bellwether

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.
January 22, 2020