mergers and acquisitions (M&A)


Covid-19-induced market turmoil drives more M&A activity

SINGAPORE (Apr 24): Since the start of 2020, several stocks have seen their market capitalisation plunge due to the negative effects of the Covid-19 outbreak.


Asian financing volumes remain high; uncertainty in M&A activity: Refinitiv

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): Reuters’ financial and risk business, Refinitiv, found that Asian financing volume remain strong despite a slump in March.

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StarHub makes another enterprise acquisition; joint 5G bid with M1 to ease capex, cash flow

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): StarHub, which is facing stiff competition and disruption in its consumer business, has made yet another big move to beef up its enterprise business, which has q


APAC Realty acquires 38% stake in ERA Vietnam for $1.5 mil

SINGAPORE (Feb 26): Real estate services provider APAC Realty has today acquired a 38% interest in ERA Vietnam for $1.5 million, providing the group with access to Vietnam’s vibrant real estate mar

Broker's Calls

Latest acquisition expected to bring SPH REIT to new heights this year

SINGAPORE (Jan 13): Analysts are keeping their positive stance on SPH REIT following the REIT’s 1Q20 results announcement on Jan 10.

8 key property trends to look out for in 2020: DBS


8 key property trends to look out for in 2020: DBS

SINGAPORE (Jan 2): The Singapore property market is expected to remain resilient for 2020, according to DBS Group Research.


M&A deals in Singapore are on a roll: DBS

SINGAPORE (Dec 16): This year, a total of 19 listed companies are undergoing privatisation, and being merged or acquired


Google's Fitbit deal is all about data, not fitness

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): Two weeks ago, search giant Google acquired fledgling fitness device maker, Fitbit, for US$2.1 billion ($2.9 billion).


Keppel's Alpha and Aliianz to jointly acquire 85% stake in Beijing office complex for $1.3 bil

SINGAPORE (Oct 16): Alpha Investment Partners, the private fund management arm of Keppel Capital, is partnering with Allianz Real Estate to jointly acquire an 85% stake in a Grade A offic

Investing ideas

ST Engineering expected to soar above peers with latest acquisitions

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): Analysts are bullish on ST Engineering on the back of future trends of its satcom business and recent acquisitions, which are expected to contribute positively to this segment’s

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