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Wall Street banks see rare payday bonanza in India despite pandemic

22 Oct 2020

HONG KONG Major Wall Street banks in India raked in their second-highest fee income since the global financial crisis in the first nine months of this year, benefitting from a flurry of private-sector deals despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Exclusive: Didi lines up 2021 IPO in Hong Kong, targets more than $60 billion valuation, sources say

20 Oct 2020

HONG KONG China's top ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing is considering Hong Kong for a multibillion-dollar initial public offering next year, dropping previous aims to list in New York amid rising Sino-U.S. tension, people with knowledge of the matter said. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Didi considers 2021 IPO in Hong Kong, targets more than $60 bln valuation, sources say

20 Oct 2020

* Had aimed for U.S. IPO, opted for HK amid Sino-U.S. tension -sources

EXCLUSIVE-Didi considers 2021 Hong Kong IPO, targets valuation of more than $60 bln, sources say

20 Oct 2020

HONG KONG, Oct 20 China's top ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing is considering Hong Kong for a multibillion-dollar initial public offering (IPO) next year, people with knowledge of the matter said, rethinking previous aims to list in New York amid rising Sino-U.S. tension.

MOVES-Nomura Asia M&A co-head leaves in leadership rejig - sources

14 Oct 2020

HONG KONG, Oct 14 Apoorva Shah, Nomura's co-head of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Asia, excluding Japan, has left the Japanese investment bank following a recent leadership rejig, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter.

Secrecy and speed: Inside Ant Group’s unusual IPO process

02 Oct 2020

HONG KONG Ahead of what's likely to be the world's largest initial public offering, China's Ant Group Co Ltd is asking lead bankers to personally sign confidentiality pacts and pressing some investors to explain why they should be allowed to attend marketing meetings, sources familiar with the matter said.

Asia M&A seen cementing rebound as techs, conglomerates step up restructuring

30 Sep 2020

HONG KONG Asia-Pacific mergers and acquisitions are forecast by bankers to remain buoyant after surging 63% in the third quarter, driven by technology companies and conglomerates making strategic moves as they emerge from the pandemic.

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