Deals, joint ventures & alliances

Dealmakers adrift as US$1 trillion vanishes in first-half slump

The next six months of 2023 will definitely have some IPOs

Sovereign wealth funds face tougher dealmaking environment as protectionism grows

LONDON (July 16): Sovereign investors are facing a tougher environment for dealmaking as rising protectionism threatens to curb inward investment and stunt trade, suggesting private market activity may have plateaued, a co-author of a report out on Monday

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Singapore ends 2017 with US$1.2 bil in VC investments; deal activity to remain robust in 2018: KPMG

SINGAPORE (Jan 18): Singapore closed 2017 with US$1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) worth of venture capital (VC) investments across 112 deals, with exit value of investments reaching US$1.6 billion across eight exits and a total of US$732.9 million raised from


GLP & Grab among highest contributors to Southeast Asia M&A deals in 3Q

SINGAPORE (Oct 24): Q3 was a quarter of top deals for Southeast Asia, spiking 81.8% on-year to US$26.7 billion ($36.3 billion) across 97 deals, according to Mergermarket’s latest Southeast Asia M&A trend report Q1-Q3 2017.