Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn delivers keynote address on ““Rehabilit ate Forest, Generate Income”

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–May 13, 2019 Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over the 4th “Rakpanan Academic Seminar” and delivered a keynote address on “Rehabilitate Forest, Generate Income”. Mr. Banthoon Lamsam, KBank Chairman of the Board, along with executives from public and private agencies as well as community leaders were present in the seminar, […]

KVision joins hands with Vietnamese organization to support Thai startups in Vietnam

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–May 7, 2019 Mr. Pattanapong Tansomboon (second from right), Managing Director of KVision, and Ms. Hang Nguyen (second from left),Deputy Director of Business Startup Support Center (BSSC) in Vietnam, signed a memorandum of cooperation to exchange and provide knowledge to Thai startups wishing to operate their businesses in Vietnam. The signing ceremony, witnessed […]

The We Company Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 29, 2019 The We Company (“WeWork”) announced that it has confidentially submitted an amended draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to an initial public offering of its common stock. WeWork initially submitted its Form S-1 with the SEC in December 2018. This process will […]

KBank collaborates with UnionPay to improve payment service in Thailand and the region

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–Apr. 29, 2019 Recently, at China Palace Hotel, Beijing, the People's Republic of China, Mr. Surat Leelataviwat (front row, second from left), KBank Executive Vice President, and Mr. Cai Jianbo (front row, third from left), Chief Executive Officer of UnionPay International (UPI), a major debit and credit card service provider of China, signed an […]

Onchain Custodian the Cryptocurrency & Digital Asset Custodian Backed by Sequoia Announces Its First Customers and Partnerships

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 23, 2019 Following its successful service launch, Onchain Custodian (ONC), the digital asset custodian backed by Sequoia, Fosun and DHVC, announces the on-boarding of its first customers and the establishment of important partnerships. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190422005260/en/ Onchain Custodian first batch of customers and partners (Graphic: […]

ISID Acquires Indonesian IT Company with Aim of Expanding Business Targeting Local Financial Institutions

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 17, 2019 Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. (TOKYO: 4812) (“ISID” Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Ryoichi Nawa) announced today that through its subsidiary PT. ISID INDONESIA (Head Office: Jakarta, Indonesia; President Director: Takuya Ono; hereinafter, “ISID INDONESIA”), it has acquired a 75% equity stake in PT. Ebiz Cipta Solusi (Head Office: Jakarta, […]

ESG Investment in ASEAN Is Promising; However Challenges Remain AJC Says in a New Study on ESG Investment in ASEAN

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 28, 2019 ESG investment has been implicitly and unsystematically undertaken among the ASEAN firms but it is promising, according to a study on the ESG Investment in the ASEAN region released by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190327005869/en/ "ESG Investment: Towards Sustainable Development in […]

PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

License to allow launch of direct-to-consumer, AI-driven wealth management services SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 24, 2019 PIVOT Fintech Pte. Ltd. (“PIVOT”), the digital wealth management technology services venture backed by Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“PINTEC”; NASDAQ: PT) and FWD Group announced today that it has been granted a Capital Markets Services (“CMS”) license by the Monetary Authority […]

Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Strategic Sale of Malaysian Portfolio in All-Cash Transaction Valued at US$2.127 Billion

EL DORADO, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 21, 2019 Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) (“Murphy”) announced today that a subsidiary has signed a sale and purchase agreement to divest the fully issued share capital of its two primary Malaysian subsidiaries, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd., to a subsidiary of PTT Exploration and […]

Corsair Infrastructure Partners Announces Long Term Investments by HarbourVest Partners

HarbourVest invests in three CIP-managed funds focused on transportation infrastructure NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 20, 2019 Corsair Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”), the global infrastructure investment business of Corsair Capital (“Corsair”), today announced that HarbourVest Partners (“HarbourVest”), a leading institutional investor active across multiple asset classes and geographies, has invested in three new CIP-managed funds established to deploy […]