IMPACT OF GRAB-GOJEK MERGER ON CONSUMERS AND DRIVERS UNLIKELY TO BE HUGE

BY Nitin Pangarkar Concerns over predatory, monopolistic behaviour may be overstated given how the consumer is…

SOUTHEAST ASIAN MARKETS END 2020 WITH INDICES IN THE RED

MALAYSIA Bursa Malaysia ended the year 2020 broadly lower in line with most regional markets, with…

TECH SET TO DRIVE ASIA M&A IN 2021

Coronavirus-spurred growth in the technology sector will help drive M&A activity in the Asia Pacific next…

THAILAND IPOs SECOND LARGEST IN ASIA

Total offerings worth B159bn as of Dec 25 Thailand grabbed the No.2 spot for initial public…

ASEAN’S LARGEST TRAVEL APP EXPLORING GOING PUBLIC

Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s largest online travel app, said on Monday it “was looking to go public…

ALL EYES ON FGV FOLLOWING REPORTS OF FELDA’S TAKEOVER

All eyes are set on FGV Holdings Bhd’s shares today, hours after the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda)…

TESCO SATISFIED WITH US$10.6B SALE OF ASIA BUSINESS

Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco expects to complete the $10.6 billion sale of its Asian businesses to…

MEGA M&A TO CREATE ASIA’S NEXT ISLAMIC FINANCE HUB

By Fauziah Rizki Yuniarti, Three Indonesian Islamic Banks signed a merger deal last October aiming to increase the efficiency, performance, and thus competitiveness of…

THAILAND’S SEC: CRITICAL CAPITAL MARKET CHALLENGES IDENTIFIED

Pichit Akrathit, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, centre left, and Ruenvadee Suwanmongkol, SEC secretary-general,…

2021 FORECAST SEES UPSURGE IN IPOs

Analysts expect a resurgence in initial public offerings (IPOs) next year, when many companies that delayed…