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Thursday, 22 August 2019

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  • Philippine SEC approves AllHome, Axelum IPOs

    Philippine SEC approves AllHome, Axelum IPOs

    20 August 2019 By S Anuradha

    The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the IPOs of housing supplies retailer AllHome and coconut product manufacturer Axelum Resources that aim to raise a combined Ps26bn (US$490m).

  • MOVES-HSBC nabs loans banker in China from StanChart

    HSBC left out of China's lending rate group of banks

    19 August 2019

    HSBC has been left out of the list of banks that will help determine China’s new lending rate, which Beijing announced on Saturday would replace the current benchmark figure set by the central bank.

  • Shelves displaying medicines are seen at a pharmacy in Shanghai, China.

    Sichuan Kelun Pharma’s Rmb2bn rights issue set for CSRC review

    19 August 2019

    Shenzhen-listed Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical’s plan to launch a Rmb2bn (US$284m) rights issue is set to be reviewed by the China Securities Regulatory Commission.

  • Shoppers walk past the logo for Westpac Banking Corp, Australia's second-biggest bank by market value, in central Sydney, Australia.

    Westpac flags diminishing capital ratio in Q3 update

    19 August 2019 By Thomas Blott

    Westpac Banking Corporation’s capital levels are showing signs of strain as it reported a drop in its common equity Tier 1 ratio to 10.5%, the minimum level the big four Australian banks must meet from January 1 2020.

  • A statue of a bull is displayed outside the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.

    GEM clears hearing for Rmb3bn private placement

    19 August 2019

    Shenzhen-listed GEM has cleared a China Securities Regulatory Commission hearing for a Rmb3bn (US$426m) private placement.

  • A pedestrian walks past a Telstra logo adorning a phone booth in the central business district (CBD) of Sydney in Australia.

    Charter Hall Long Wale REIT raises A$220m

    19 August 2019 By Candy Chan

    Charter Hall Long Wale REIT has raised A$220m (US$149m) from an institutional entitlement offer and placement to part fund the acquisition of a portfolio of Telstra properties.

  • MOVES-Allianz hires two for private credit

    MOVES-Allianz hires two for private credit

    19 August 2019

    Allianz Global Investors has bolstered its private credit team in Asia with two hires including a former Nomura banker.

  • Ujjivan SFB files prospectus for up to Rs12bn IPO

    Ujjivan SFB files prospectus for up to Rs12bn IPO

    19 August 2019

    Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has filed the draft prospectus for an IPO of up to Rs12bn (US$169m) later this year.

  • Traffic passes a 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Malaysian court postpones Najib's 1MDB trial

    19 August 2019 By Rozanna Latiff

    (Reuters) A Malaysian court on Monday postponed for a week the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion dollar scam at state fund 1MDB and allegedly involving former prime minister Najib Razak.

  • The logo of Bangkok Commercial Asset Management co.,ltd. is pictured at its office building in central Bangkok, Thailand.

    Thai asset manager BAM plans up to US$700m IPO

    19 August 2019 By S Anuradha

    State-owned distressed-asset manager Bangkok Commercial Asset Management (BAM) plans to launch a long-awaited Stock Exchange of Thailand IPO of up to US$700m by the fourth quarter of this year at the earliest, people familiar with the matter said.