Industry Trend Analysis - PSA - Proton Tie-Up: Initial Thoughts - 13 MAR 2017
Corporate Financing week March 2017 / Malaysia / Industry
A potential tie-up between PSA and Proton would provide a much needed capital injection to the struggling Malaysian car maker as well as offer access to new vehicle platforms, powertrains and...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Economic Stability Offers Malaysian M&A Market Hope - 09 JAN 2017
Corporate Financing week January 2017 / Malaysia / Finance
M&A activity in Malaysia has been trending downwards for three consecutive full-year periods, but with mergers coming from a low base BMI highlights that there is plenty of opportunity...
Company Trend Analysis - Prabu Money To Augment Telenor's Asia MFS Competencies - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Malaysia / Companies
The acquisition of Prabhu Money Transfer fits with Telenor's strategy of buying licensed financial services institutions in key regional markets. Regulatory and consumer code compliance competencie...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Why The Sukuk Bond Market Activity Will Ignore Oil Price Drop - 22 FEB 2016
Corporate Financing week February 2016 / Malaysia / Finance
The price of oil may have hit a post-financial crisis low and hit the brakes on global economic growth, but that does not look set to put a dampener on Islamic bond issuance in 2016. While some...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Goldman Sachs Brings Sukuk Activity Back To US - 13 OCT 2014
Corporate Financing week October 2014 / Malaysia / Finance
The global sukuk bond market's growing popularity strengthened further last month with a US corporate issuer tapping the market for the first time in five years. On September 15 2014, Wall Street...
Corporate Financing Analysis - TM Acquisition Will Boost Broadband Access - 07 APR 2014
Corporate Financing week April 2014 / Malaysia / Finance
Incumbent Telekom Malaysia (TM) has acquired a 57% stake in WiMAX operator Packet One Networks (P1) for MYR350mn (USD106.4mn). The acquisition gives TM access to P1's LTE platforms and vastly...
Corporate Financing Analysis - MYR-Denominated Bonds Find A Footing - 13 JAN 2014
Corporate Financing week January 2014 / Malaysia / Finance
CFW believes that positive effects from the implementation of the Malaysian government's Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) is inspiring confidence in the MYR-denominated bond market once...
Deal of the Week - Westports Set To Float In Malaysia - 23 SEPT 2013
Corporate Financing week September 2013 / Malaysia / Finance
There is never a dull moment in the Malaysian IPO arena. Having spent years in the shadow of some of its noisier neighbours, 2012 finally saw the Asian nation make some waves in the market for new...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Tower Listing Hints At Slowing Growth - 02 SEPT 2013
Corporate Financing week August 2013 / Malaysia / Finance
Mobile operators are increasingly spinning off their tower infrastructure in search of growth, shareholder value and better margins. Last week, Malaysia's Axiata Group is reported to be considering...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Malakoff: Following In Genting's Footsteps - 22 JULY 2013
Corporate Financing week July 2013 / Malaysia / Finance
We believe that Malakoff's acquisition of a majority stake in the Macarthur wind farm in Australia is in line with the company's growing interest in foreign expansion. We attribute this interest to...