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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Deutsche co-chief for Asia an unabashed bull

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch and Ray Chan

    ... economy and markets. He also sees a strong upwards trend in mergers and acquisitions driven by cash-rich, family-owned businesses that have outgrown their home market. This is prodding the owners of such businesses to expand offshore. An example of this is Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi's 2013 acquisition of Singaporean conglomerate Fraser and Neave. ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Arrested development

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by DAVID BROWN

    ... markets are looking more frenzied with corporate issuance and merger and acquisition activity heating up. It is a similar picture in Britain. First-quarter GDP growth hit a seven-year high of 3.1 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Change accounting rules to keep land revenue windfalls separate, urges government adviser

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:14am by Olga Wong

    ... revenue for this fiscal year, goes into the Capital Works Reserve Fund. The fund is meant to be for non-housing infrastructure and land acquisition, but the government can dip into it to fund ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Reformist wealth fund boss Lou Jiwei next finance minister

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by REN WEI

    ... performance and obstructions to its attempts to make acquisitions abroad. A key appointment not yet disclosed is who will head the national pension fund, a significant reserve fund to support ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China must invest abroad for food security, forum told

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Programme. Cofco plans to spend more than US$10 billion on overseas mergers and acquisitions in the next five years, according to mainland media reports. During the five-year plan to 2015, it would ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    World's luxury labels target free-spending Chinese

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Relations. As visa restrictions ease, more consumers are also making their luxury acquisitions overseas to take advantage of cheaper prices, lower purchase taxes and the strengthening yuan. Still, ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Global M&A activity dulls for the first three quarters

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Global market experiences a dismal first nine months as euro-zone debt problems and other uncertainties weigh on would-be acquisitors M&A activity dulls to almost a standstill The global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has been dismal in the year's first nine months, battered by euro-zone debt problems and an uncertain ...



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