Jollibee Foods Corporation

Jollibee to Issue $600m Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Securities

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), the largest food service company in the Philippines and one of the largest in Asia, announced that it had successfully...
Ocean Sky International

Singapore’s Ocean Sky Acquires Melbourne Office Building for $15m

Singapore-listed Ocean Sky International is acquiring an office building in Melbourne, Australia for A$21.83 million ($15 million), the company disclosed. Ocean Sky said it has...

Sun Life to Acquire Majority Stake in InfraRed Capital Partners

Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced that it intends to acquire a majority stake in InfraRed Capital Partners ("InfraRed"), a...
Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Hong Kong Tops Global IPO Market in 2019: Report

Hong Kong continues to cement its position as the world’s leading hub for initial public offering after the city’s stock market once again ranked...
WeLab

WeLab Completes Largest Fintech Funding in Greater China at $156m

Hong Kong-based financial technology firm WeLab announced that it has raised $156 million of Series C strategic financing, completing the largest fintech fundraising in...
Kenedix Group

Kenedix Group Launches $173m Fund to Invest in Japan Hotels

Tokyo-listed real estate manager Kenedix Inc has launched a private core fund that will invest in hotels in Japan in the next seven years,...

Great Eastern Partners with Axiata Digital for Insurtech Solutions

Financial technology (fintech) service provider Axiata Digital Capital and Great Eastern have signed a strategic partnership to provide affordable and customised insurance and takaful...
ADB

ADB Trims Growth Forecasts as Asia’s Biggest Economies Slow

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia this year and next year as growth in China...

DHL Forms JV with JG Summit in the Philippines

Global contract logistics solutions provider DHL Supply Chain has formed a joint venture agreement with local conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc to provide transport...
Healthway Philippines

AC Health Buys Healthway Philippines from HK’s HKR International

Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (AC Health) has acquired 100 per cent of Healthway Philippines, one of the leading clinic networks in the country, from...

Asia Offers Most Attractive Investment Opportunities for Emerging Market PE

The large majority (70-80%) of Asia-Pacific and North American LPs believe their private equity portfolios need modifying to prepare them for the next economic...
Banking Industry

Philippine Banks Remain Optimistic on Economic Prospects: Survey

The banking industry in the Philippines remains optimistic on the country’s economic prospect amid global uncertainties and market volatility, the latest Banking Sector Outlook...

Frasers Hospitality Bags World’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand award

Frasers Hospitality, a member of Singapore's Frasers Property Group, emerged victorious and clinched two major awards at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand...

Fruitas Debuts on the Philippine Stock Exchange

Food and beverage kiosk operator Fruitas Holdings Inc today begins a new journey as a listed company with the traditional bell-ringing ceremony at the...

Lufthansa Technik Philippines Breaks Ground on New Hangar

Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP), the country’s leading provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, officially announced the construction of its latest hangar at...

Asian Development Bank Approves $10m Tourism Grant for Tajikistan

The Manila-headquartered Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $10-million grant to help develop tourism in Tajikistan, according to an announcement. The project is ADB’s...

Revolution Precrafted Partners with Boulevard Holdings for Puerto Azul Residential Project

Unicorn startup Revolution Precrafted Inc. has partnered with publicly listed Boulevard Holdings Inc. to develop a new resort and residential complex in Puerto Azul...

World Bank Insures Philippines Against Natural Disaster-related Losses Up to US$225m

The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development or IBRD) has issued two tranches of catastrophe-linked bonds (CAT bonds) in order to provide...
BCB Blockchain

Singapore’s BCB Blockchain Commits $300K for Philippine Startups

BCB Blockchain, a Singapore-based technology firm, has committed $300,000 to support incubators and startup accelerators in the Philippines under the Department of Science and...

Singapore Cancer Detection Firm Lucence Raises $20m in IHH-led Series A

Lucence, a genomic medicine company that invents blood-based tests for cancer screening and treatment selection, announced today the close of US$20 million in Series...