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Garuda Indonesia eyes $1b UK Export Finance loan to expand fleet
April 16, 2016

Indonesia’s national carrier PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk (GIAA) has expressed interest in the UK Export Finance‘s loan offer worth billion, which had been put forward during Minister of S...

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Kakao returns home for CB issue
April 13, 2016

For the second time in less than a week a Korean firm is shying away from the international bond markets in favour of a local issue. Kakao returns home for CB issue   Source: FinanceAsia &...

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GS E&C opts for domestic CB refinancing
April 12, 2016

South Korean engineering and construction company returns to the domestic convertible bond market as Asian dollar-denominated issuance shrivels up. GS E&C opts for domestic CB refinancing &n...

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China genomics giant BGI targets A-share IPO
April 12, 2016

BGI, one of the world’s largest genome sequencing firms, plans to list in China to help fund growth and acquisitions but it is unclear if the IPO will see light in 2016. China genomics gian...

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As Japan slows, Rakuten is planning e-commerce foray in India
April 11, 2016

Rakuten, often referred to as Japan’s Amazon, is planning to enter India’s booming e-commerce sector. India allows foreign investment only in marketplace models. Rakuten has started poachi...

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China: HNA’s M&A spree continues with $1.5b purchase of Swiss Gategroup
April 11, 2016

The deal adds to a string of overseas acquisitions for privately owned HNA, which include plans announced in February to buy U.S-listed electronics distributor Ingram Micro for billion and the .5 bill...

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