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GRAB’S BLOCKBUSTER DEAL COMES AT QUESTIONABLE TIME FOR SPAC MARKET

Some special acquisition purpose company deals are genuinely innovative, but others feel like the last days…

GRAB TO LIST VIA WORLD’S LARGEST SPAC MERGER FOR NEARLY US$40 BILLION

Grab Holdings on Tuesday (Apr 13) confirmed its US$40 billion merger with a publicly-listed shell company backed…

GENTING PRICES US$1 BILLION SENIOR UNSECURED BOND

 Genting Malaysia Bhd  ‘s wholly-owned subsidiary GENM Capital Labuan Ltd has priced its offering of US$1 billion…

KBANK TRIES BLOCKCHAIN OPTION KUBIX

Kasikornbank (KBank) is exploring an innovative form of services called decentralised finance (DeFi) using blockchain and…

‘MODIFIED’ REIT STIMULATES INTEREST

Royal Orchid Hotel Thailand (ROH) was the first Stock Exchange of Thailand-listed tourism-related company to seek…

PHL EXPLORING USD BONDS ‘BEFORE RATES SKYROCKET’

FINANCE Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said the government plans to sell dollar bonds before interest…

THAILAND CONSIDERING BLUE BONDS

The Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) is studying the feasibility of issuing “blue bonds”, with proceeds…

MALAYSIA DOMINATES GLOBAL SUKUK (39.2% MARKET SHARE)

Malaysia continues to dominate global sukuk markets in 2020 with a market share of 39.2 per…

MALAYSIA UPGRADED FROM FTSE RUSSELL WATCH LIST

The removal of Malaysia from the market accessibility of FTSE Russell’s Watch List is in recognition…

DOUBLEDRAGON REIT MAKES A FLAT DEBUT

The real estate investment trust (REIT) of DoubleDragon Properties Corp. debuted at the stock exchange on…