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Philippine bourse easing rules for infrastructure project listings – executives

The Philippine bourse is working on easing the listing rules to allow public private partnership (PPP) project concessionaires to raise funds, senior executives at the Philippine… Read More

Nippon Prologis’ follow-on to benefit from Japan’s negative interest rates

Nippon Prologis REIT’s (NPR) [TYO: 3283] up to JPY 23.5bn (USD 206m) global follow-on offer is likely to attract strong demand from investors due to… Read More

Chinese medical stocks shifting to A-share listings on the promise of higher valuations

Chinese medical companies are turning away from the HKEx in favor of the A-share market, attracted by valuation premiums and a stronger appreciation for their… Read More

Bayer/Monsanto talks more likely to result in crop-science sale than JV – source

22 March 2016 – Talks between Bayer [ETR: BAYN] and Monsanto [NYSE:MON] would most likely result in a sale of the German chemical company’s CropScience… Read More

LSE holds shareholder meetings on Deutsche Boerse amid ‘wait and see’ on ICE

23 March 2016 – London Stock Exchange (LSE) [LON:LSE] is meeting its shareholders to discuss Deutsche Boerse’s [FRA:DB1] merger approach, two sources close and a person briefed on the matter said. Read More

Vodafone India left-lead pitches for USD 2bn IPO next week, sources say

Vodafone (LON: VOD) plans to select left-leads for its India unit’s USD 2bn initial public offering next week, according to four sources familiar with the… Read More

Yadea Group sets HKD 1.72 – HKD 2.48 band for IPO

Yadea Group, China’s largest electric scooter maker, has set the price range for its up to HKD 1.86bn (USD 239.7m) initial public offering at HKD… Read More

BASF positioned to pick up disposals from mega-merger antitrust reviews

10 June 2016 – German chemical firm BASF [ETR: BAS] is positioning for divestments arising from antitrust reviews of the numerous mega-mergers taking place in… Read More

Ping An Insurance hires bankers to manage up to USD 1.5bn brokerage spin-off

Ping An Insurance (Group) [HKG: 2318] has mandated Goldman Sachs and Ping An of China Securities (Hong Kong) to help arrange a spin-off of its brokerage… Read More

Murky Philippine telco regulations and fierce incumbents significant obstacles for third player

The murky set of regulations governing spectrum frequencies in the Philippines is the biggest hindrance to a third player breaking the telecom duopoly that is… Read More