Topic: capital management
CFOs in Asia counting on new junk bonds to raise capital this year should rethink their plans as tightening liquidity poses a massive challenge
To drive better outcomes and value in any divestment, speed and due diligence must be finely balanced. Harnessing data and analytics can help
The move by stock exchanges in Hong Kong and Singapore to waive the one-share, one-vote rule for certain companies provide an opening for finance chiefs looking at an initial public offering that will not lead to founders giving up control
Standard Chartered, Citigroup Inc, and CCB International are among the firms that are under investigation
Accounting firm KPMG and Standard Chartered Bank are also involved in the regulatory investigation
So you’ve done an ICO – initial coin offering – or perhaps bought a few Bitcoins for your personal retirement. Now comes the hard part: Making sure the digital assets are safe from hackers by striking the right balance between security and convenience
Intrepid CFOs looking at an ICO – raising capital in a cryptocurrency like red-hot Bitcoins – should beware: Asia Pacific’s regulators are weighing in, with outright bans in China and Korea, and clarificatory rules in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore
China could potentially face a “Minsky Moment” amid high corporate debt and household lending, warns The People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan.
The venture capital-backed deal industry has registered a second consecutive record-breaking quarter, as 2,362 deals were announced worth a combined US$49 billion, according to Preqin.
The number of IPOs year-on-year in Asia-Pacific after nine months increased by 72% from 2016 to 690 IPOs, while capital raised is up 28% to US$53.9 billion, according to data in the latest EY Global IPO Trends: Q3 2017.