Grab-Uber merger


Grab is looking heavier by the day. Thanks, Toyota: Tim Culpan

(Dec 20): Six months ago I warned that Grab Holdings Inc. may ditch its asset-light model in favor of owning more inventory.

Management & Corporate Governance

Uber to appeal competition watchdog decision on Grab deal

SINGAPORE (Oct 22): Uber Technologies Inc has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state’s competition laws, the firm said on Monday.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Grab defends position in Uber deal to Singapore's anti-monopoly watchdog

SINGAPORE (July 27): Grab said on Friday it disagreed with the Singaporean anti-monopoly watchdog’s assessment that its takeover of Uber’s operations had harmed competition and called the commission’s suggested measure of removing exclusivity arrang

Broker's Calls

Competition within ride-hailing business unlikely to intensify despite proposals, penalties

SINGAPORE (July 6): DBS says that the path and eventual outcome of the Grab-Uber merger remains uncertain.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Singapore says Grab-Uber merger lessened competition, proposes penalties

SINGAPORE (July 5): Singapore's Competition and Consumer Commission (CCCS) said on Thursday the merger of Grab and Uber had substantially lessened competition in the ride-hailing business in the city-state and proposed to impose financial penalties on

State of the City

Uber’s sale of Southeast Asia operations to Grab leaves drivers, riders at a loss

SINGAPORE (Apr 2): The 500 Uber employees who turned up for work at the company’s Singapore offices on March 26 received a rude shock: They had till 4pm to pack up and leave. The ride-hailing giant’s sale of its Southeast Asia operations to its rival