Southeast Asia PE deal value surges to $30 bil in 1Q, led by Singapore

SINGAPORE (July 9): Total private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) deal value in Southeast Asia hit a historic high of US$21.9 billion ($29.7 billion) over 19 deals in 1Q18, significantly up fr


IPO activity slows amid geopolitical uncertainties, trade tensions

SINGAPORE (July 4): Geopolitical uncertainty, trade issues and macroeconomic conditions are dampening investor enthusiasm for initial public offerings (IPOs), according to the quarterly Global


Will regtech take over the global fintech landscape in coming years?

SINGAPORE (Apr 12): Regulation technology (regtech) is set to grow in the coming years, says financial services firm EY in its recent white paper.


Southeast Asia fintechs upbeat on growth prospects amid funding worries

SINGAPORE (Mar 14): Financial technology (fintech) firms headquartered in Southeast Asia are optimistic on their prospects of revenue growth, expansion and their ability to take on the internationa


Asean SMEs signal intention to invest more in tech to boost business

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore and the Asean region see the need to invest more in technology in order to succeed under increasingly challenging conditions, ac

Improved financial inclusion could boost APAC bank revenues by US$88 bil: EY

SINGAPORE (Jan 12): Banks across Asia-Pacific (APAC) have the potential to boost bank revenues in emerging markets across the region by US$88 billion ($117.2 billion) by 2020, according to EY.

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Look forward to an exceptional 2018 for global IPOs: EY

SINGAPORE (Dec 15): The Singapore Exchange (SGX) topped Asean’s initial public offering (IPO) performance for 2017 with total proceeds of US$3.2 billion from eight deals in the year to date (YTD).

New training programme to prepare accounting & finance professionals for the future

SINGAPORE (Oct 11): CPA Australia has partnered Singapore’s NTUC and Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) to launch a new training programme for accounting and finance professionals.


SGX tops EY's regional IPO leader board for 3Q with US$1.7 bil in proceeds

SINGAPORE (Sept 28): The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has emerged as Asean’s top initial public offering (IPO) market performer for the third quarter of 2017 with proceeds of US$1.7 billion ($2.3 billi


SGX likely to lead in Southeast Asia IPOs for 2H17: EY

SINGAPORE (June 29): The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is expected to lead the initial public offering (IPO) pipeline for Southeast Asia in 2H17 as the region sees its best first half in 15 years, says

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