Vietnam 

JLL Vietnam: Investors look for MA property in Việt Nam – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Tân Bình Industrial Park in HCM City. Investors are looking industrial and logistics assets through joint ventures with local industrial developers and/or acquisition of land bank and operating real estate. — Photo sggp.org.vn HÀ NỘI — Investors are looking for industrial and logistics assets through joint ventures with local industrial developers and/or acquisition of land and operating real estate, Jones LaSalle Vietnam Co Ltd (JLL Vietnam) said in a statement. The company also said mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in real estate is a bright…

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Annual MA forum discusses industry trends – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Over 500 experts and business executives attend the 2019 Vietnam M&A Forum held in HCM City on Tuesday. — VNS Photo Thu Ngân HCM CITY — Valuation, brand management and post-merger and acquisition management have emerged as key issues related to M&A since last year, the annual Vietnam M&A forum heard in HCM City yesterday. These are also issues that the Government, foreign investors and Vietnamese enterprises need to focus on to remove barriers and identify appropriate strategies and solutions to achieve successful deals, according to delegates. In…

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MA value reaches $5.4 billion in seven months – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Speakers at the conference to introduce the Vietnam M&A Forum 2019 on Tuesday. The event is expected to take place on August 6 in HCM City. — Photo courtesy of the event organiser HÀ NỘI – The value of the merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Việt Nam reached US$5.43 billion in the first seven months of this year, according to data released on Tuesday by the AVM Vietnam, a co-organiser of the Vietnam M&A Forum 2019. The figure included the $885 million equity purchase of South Korean KEB…

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Singapore 

Granddaughter of ah ma mistreated by maid: ‘She was treated like s***’, Singapore News

The granddaughter of an elderly woman who was being mistreated by her domestic helper has opened up to Stomp about the incident. Stomp contributor Elizabeth had witnessed the incident on Saturday (June 29) at Geylang Bahru Market and Food Centre, and was so concerned that she called the police to see if she could lodge a report. A video that she captured shows the maid pinching and prodding the wheelchair-bound woman. The maid also pushed a water bottle and shoved her fingers into the elderly woman’s mouth. On Tuesday (July…

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma says he is ‘worried’ Europe will stifle innovation with too much tech regulation

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group executive chairman and co-founder, on Wednesday urged Europe to stop worrying about technology, as tighter regulation could hamper its ability to innovate.He pointed to China as an example of how a lack of regulation around the internet in the early days allowed China’s mobile internet to flourish and for Alibaba to thrive. Alibaba is the parent company of the South China Morning Post.“[Back then] most of the government officials didn’t know how to make rules and laws for… Source link

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Vietnam 

10 ways to get MA deals across the line – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Brian Spence There has been plenty of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) action in Việt Nam in recent months and, so far, momentum does not appear to be fading – notwithstanding its relatively small size in comparison with more developed markets. Việt Nam has recently become one of the favoured destinations for M&A for foreign investors, particularly those from Japan, Korea and Singapore. Key sectors of interest include real estate, food and beverages, retail, and to a lesser extent, manufacturing. M&A activity is not, however, confined to foreign investment. A report…

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Upbeat outlook for Việt Nam’s MA market in 2019 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News After posting a reduction last year, the Vietnamese merger and acquisition (M&A) market is expected to grow this year, fuelled by the adoption of new free trade agreements and the Government’s reforms to facilitate foreign investment. M&A expert Yee Chung Seck, partner of multinational law firm Baker & McKenzie, talks with Việt Nam News reporter Nguyễn Thu Hà about the outlook for the market in 2019. Despite a decline across the market last year, M&A activities in the retail sector were positive. Will this trend…

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China’s tech economy faces huge risks if basic science research ignored, warns Tencent founder Pony Ma

Chinese technology tycoon Pony Ma Huateng, the founder and chief executive of internet giant Tencent Holdings, emphasised the importance of basic science to establish a solid foundation in technology, warning of the huge risks faced by the country’s tech development if it is ignored.“Our achievements are like tall buildings built on the beaches. If the foundations [of basic science research] are not solid, the future risks are very high,” Ma said in an interview with China’s state-run CCTV… Source link

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Would you wait in line for more than 12 hours to get a red packet from Pony Ma? One Tencent employee did

Those people are not lining up to buy new iPhones, Lady M’s signature mille-crepes cake, or HeyTea’s cheese-topped drink. They are employees of Tencent Holdings waiting outside the internet giant’s headquarters in Shenzhen to receive red packets from company chairman Pony Ma Huateng and other senior management. A long line started forming from Tuesday morning for a chance to get a second of face time with Ma, who in Lunar New Year tradition personally hands out red envelopes containing money to employees as a form of good wishes. The most…

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