M&A

GBS players Brandt International, Nityo Infotech execute M&A to accelerate capabilities
Founders of Global Business Services companies, Brandt International and Nityo Infotech Corp believe Malaysia is ready for synergistic M&A activity.
Strong M&A appetite and robust market confidence among SEA corporates
Top five investment destinations among SEA respondents are Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Patrick Grove’s ‘beautiful thing’ fires up MDEC’s GAIN
A steller panel of MDEC GAIN companies discuss how to grow faster and go global with Karamjit Singh in the front row absorbing it in.
Global fintech investment rebounds in 2Q17: KPMG
Total global funding to fintechs doubles over 1Q17 to US$8.4 billion; Fintech investment in Singapore increases despite continued decline in deal volume.
Ventures in the Southeast Asian jungle
Singapore-based Jungle Ventures’ David Gowdey on why Southeast Asia is the place to be to start digital businesses.
Fintech market sees quiet Q1 2017 as M&A slows, VC funding holds steady: KPMG
Funding to Asia fintechs declines but corporate participation reaches new high.
Intralinks, Malaysian Mergers & Acquisitions Association sign collaboration agreement
They will collaborate and promote best mergers & acquisitions practices and technology in Malaysia.
Battle royale for Indonesia, experts predict
With the Indonesian ride-hailing market projected to be worth US$15 bil, expect an all out fight to win.
The Ensogo bombshell: Quits SEA e-commerce space, CEO resigns
A mere two months after speaking confidently of its latest pivot, Ensogo CEO Krzysztof Marszalek has stepped down and the company is closing all its SEA e-commerce units. Karamjit Singh has the story, including why this is a rare failure for Patrick Grove.
SEA VCs are laggards, Singapore truly a startup hub: Google-Temasek report
The South-East Asian startup scene is certainly booming but venture capitalists (VCs) in the region are just not keeping up, according to a report by Google Inc and Temasek Holdings.
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